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Assistant Environmental Program Director

No Current Vacancies for Assistant Environmental Program Director

Applications are being accepted from current state employees, those eligible for reinstatement based on prior permanent competitive service, and candidates on an eligible list for the position. Candidates on the eligible list for the position MUST include the list title and score received in a cover letter.

Assistant Environmental Program Director
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Posting Specific Information
Control Number
Application Due By
Title Assistant Environmental Program Director
Location: City
DEC Region Division/Bureau
$124,534 - $157,338 Effective 04/2020
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC Management/Confidential 06
Minimum Qualifications
Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Minimum Qualifications for Provisional Appointment:

Promotion: one year of service in a position allocated to either Grade 31 or M-4 or higher at the Department of Environmental Conservation.

Open-Competitive: a bachelor's degree or higher and eight years of experience in the development or enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, policy, education, and planning for one or more of the following areas: air, land, water or environmental remediation; habitat management and restoration; species management and propagation; land use regulation, public space acquisition, public property management; mining; or mined land reclamation. Three years of this experience must include responsibility for the supervision of employees including administering employee evaluations and review of programs; preparing and implementing annual budgets and work plans; and managing allocated fiscal resources.

Must have one year of permanent competitive service in a position allocated to SG 31/M4 or above and eligible for transfer pursuant to Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in environmental regulation, compliance, law, and the formulation of program policy. Experience related to one or more of the following major program areas (Solid Waste Management, Hazardous Waste Management, Pesticides Management, Radioactive Materials Management; Waste Reduction and Recycling, and/or Pollution Prevention). Managerial experience which includes responsibility for implementation of goals and objectives within established budgets and supervision or coordination of staff to achieve specific objectives.
Additional Comments
To Apply Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are meet and includes the Control Number. If you are applying for more than one posting, you must submit a separate resume or Employment Application for each control number. Send to:

Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-5060

Fax: (518) 402-9038


Additional Notes:

If you are on an eligible list for this title, please state that information and your score in a cover letter.

State Employees: If you wish to receive an acknowledgement that your application for this posting was received by the Bureau of Personnel and then receive information on the disposition of the position, please attach two self-addressed stamped envelopes (preferably inter-office or inter-agency) to the application. If you are applying for more than one position, you must include two envelopes for each position.

Some vacancies may be anticipated and may not result in an appointment. Application for any position listed may not result in an interview.