Minimum Qualifications Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC
Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis.
Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 11 or higher and either:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below;
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as an Environmental Program Specialist 1, trainee 1 or 2.
*55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.
Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligible):
A bachelor's or higher degree in agricultural engineering, agronomy, archeology, atmospheric science, biochemistry, biology, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, coastal resources management, cultural resources and historic preservation studies, ecology, ecosystem management, environmental biology, environmental engineering, environmental health, environmental planning, environmental science, environmental studies, environmental toxicology, forest science, forestry, geochemistry, geography, geological engineering, geology, hydrology, land use planning, landscape architecture, marine science, meteorology, natural resources, natural resources conservation, natural resources management, natural resources planning, natural science, physical science, or physics.
Examples of non-qualifying degrees are, but not limited to, Criminal Justice, Cultural Anthropology, Environmental and Business Economics, Environmental Health Policy, Public Health, Science Education or any education discipline, Urban or City Planning.
Most employees will be appointed to the Trainee 1 job title.
Appointments to this job title require a two-year traineeship that starts at the Trainee 1, G-13, and advances, after one year of acceptable performance, to Trainee 2, G-14. After one year of acceptable performance as a Trainee 2, employees advance to the Environmental Analyst 1, G-18, job title described above. No further Civil Service examination is required for advancement from Trainee 1 to Trainee 2, or from Trainee 2 to the Environmental Analyst 1.
Advanced Placement Appointments:
For most trainee titles, employees may be able to be appointed directly to the Trainee 2 level or to the full performance title if they meet certain qualifications. This is known as advanced placement and is at the discretion of the hiring agency. View the qualifications for advanced placement (PDF), on the Civil Service website.
Duties Description • Serve as point of contact for Division of Environmental Permits staff to assist them on complying with CP-29 (DEC's policy on Environmental Justice and Permitting) and Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) in assigned region (review public participation plans and keep track of permit applications).
• General policy and legislative analysis
• Review state and federal permit application materials, cultural resource management reports, mined land reclamation plans, and remediation work and closure plans
• GIS work, including the creation and maintaining of maps, and scientific analysis
• Grant application review
• Supervision of graduate and PhD level interns
• Development and facilitation of trainings for Environmental Justice, Disadvantaged Communities and other permit related training.
• Assist other staff on additional program areas outlined by the director
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. Telecommuting may be available, will be discussed at interview.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.