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 (including trainees), Program Aide, Administrative Specialist 1, Biologist 1 (Aquatic), (Ecology), (Marine), (Wildlife), Public Participation Specialist 1, Environmental Analyst 1 and Trainee 1 & 2, Environmental Engineering Technician 2 & 3, Fish and Wildlife Technician 3, Legal Assistant 2, Mineral Resources Technician 2, Pesticide Control Specialist 1 & 2, Public Health Specialist 2 Environmental, Sanitary Construction Inspector 2, Senior Engineering Research Editor.
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): bachelor's or higher degree in accounting, agricultural engineering, agricultural science, agronomy, animal science, atmospheric science, aquatic science, bacteriology, biochemistry, bioengineering, biology, botany, business administration, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, civil engineering technology, climate change, coastal resources management, communications, computer engineering, computer science, construction engineering, conservation biology, cultural resources and historic preservation studies, data analysis, earth sciences, ecology, economics, ecosystem management, engineering technology, environmental biology, environmental education, environmental engineering, environmental health, environmental planning, environmental policy, environmental science, environmental studies, environmental toxicology, fisheries and wildlife sciences, forest engineering, forest science, forestry, genetics, geochemistry, geographic information systems, geography, geological engineering, geology, hydrology, industrial design, industrial engineering, landscape architecture, marine science, mathematics, manufacturing engineering technology, mechanical engineering technology, mechanical engineering, meteorology, microbiology, molecular biology, natural resources, natural resources conservation, natural resources management, natural resources planning, natural science, packaging science, physical science, physics, product design, public administration, public policy studies, sustainability, toxicology, urban forestry, urban planning, urban studies, water resource engineering, water resources management, wildlife management, wildlife science, or zoology.
Duties Description Duties/Responsibilities:
Provide overall support to the Resilient NY Streams Study program, including:
1. Assisting in the implementation of the Resilient NY Streams Study program and with the completion of flood/ice jams studies across New York State. This includes:
a. working with DEC’s Resilient NY Streams Study Program’s two engineering consultants and by participating in the initiation, development, and review of draft and final flood/ice jam studies;
b. providing outreach and technical support to County and local governments in the development of implementation strategies to help advance specific community-supported priority flood mitigation that are identified in these studies;
c. identifying and informing local communities of relevant flood resiliency and mitigation project funding sources;
d. providing support to local communities for securing project funding to facilitate implementation of community supported flood mitigation projects; and
e. responding to inquiries and requests for information from both internal and external parties.
2. Work also with DEC’s funding programs (e.g., Bond Act and Water Quality Improvement Programs), as well as other State and federal flood mitigation funding agency partners to further advance Resilient NY Streams Study report recommendations.
Preferred Additional Qualifications:
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills; strong writing and verbal communication skills and experience and comfort in public speaking;
• Familiarity with other State and federal flood recovery programs, including but not limited to, New York State Bond Act Program, Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Floodplain Easement Program, Emergency Watershed Protection Program, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).
• Must be proficient in GIS, Excel and Microsoft Word package;
• Ability to evaluate and manage datasets and review technical reports
Additional Comments Must have a valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel may be required. Overtime may be required. Overnight travel may be required. Telecommuting may be available, will be discussed at interview.
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