Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/13/22
Applications Due: 05/27/22
Vacancy ID: 104879

Position Information

AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleDirector, Division of Operations

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade665

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $124534 to $157338 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Albany

Street Address 625 Broadway

City Albany


Zip Code12233

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor’s degree and eight years of experience in a field related to environmental conservation, protection, or natural resources; at least three years of which must be managerial. Managerial experience must include responsibility for implementation of program goals and objectives within established budgets and supervision or coordination of staff to achieve specific objectives.

NOTE: A Master’s Degree may be substituted for one year of the non-managerial experience and a Ph.D. may be substituted for two years of the non-managerial experience.

Duties Description The Division of Operations serves as the centralized support service unit to design, build, operate and maintain the department’s infrastructure. Engineering and technical functions are consolidated in the Central Office, while day-to-day operating and maintenance services are provided through regionalized staff across the state.
The department’s infrastructure, consisting of over 1,900 facilities on over 4 million acres of land, is geographically dispersed statewide. Samples include: boat launch sites, game farms, offices, wildlife areas, flood protection facilities, education centers, fish hatcheries, campgrounds, summer residential camps for children and much more. The Division is made up of six bureaus: Design & Construction; Environmental Education; Maintenance and Technical Services; Office Services; Recreation; and Transportation Services.
The Director advises the Deputy Commissioner for Administration, Executive Deputy Commissioner, Chief of Staff, and Commissioner on the formulation of policy relative to the Department’s responsibility for statewide management of the Division’s programs.

• Provides general direction, supervision and approval of all policy issues originating within the Division of Operations. Within overall Department policy, the incumbent establishes the division’s mission and sets goals, objectives and priorities for the Division and assures that these goals, objectives and priorities are met; coordinates the efforts of the six Bureaus within the Division to insure that there is no duplication of effort but that all activities necessary for the effective management of Departmental operations are carried out in an efficient manner. Also prepares long-range plans for future Division activities and priorities.

• Consults with other division and Regional Directors to ensure that Regional Operations’ resources are adequate to effect field implementation of Department program initiatives.

• Respond to high level requests for information and/or resolution of problems by legislators, congressional representatives, local government officials, and recreation organizations, groups and associations.

• Exercises management level judgement and renders policy decisions on major problems and issues regarding allocations of Operations’ resources and recreational matters. This requires negotiations and consultations with Department Division and Regional Directors, and management level staff in other State Agencies such as the Office of Parks, Recreation and historic Preservation, Departments of Transportation, Correctional Services, Labor, and Economic Development, the Division of the Budget, and the Office of General Services.

Additional Comments Must have a valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel and overtime may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be available for emergency response. Must be available to respond to after-hours emergencies. Must provide 24-hour response on a rotational basis and work during normal business hours.

This position is pending non-competitive class jurisdiction with a phi-designation.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Marline Agnew

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address


Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233


Notes on ApplyingPlease mail or email your resume to the above. Please be sure to include Posting #22-478 on your resume and also in the subject line of your email or it may not be accepted.