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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/08/23

Applications Due09/27/23

Vacancy ID138928

AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleProfessional Geologist 1

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade24

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $86057 to $108638 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 50%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Suffolk

Street Address 50 Circle Road

City Stony Brook


Zip Code11790

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 22 or higher and:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1

Duties Description The incumbent will oversee the Region 1 Inactive Landfill Program and implementation of groundwater monitoring at active and inactive landfills and compost and mulch processing facilities. Specific duties will include evaluating the design, permitting, construction, and operation of solid waste management facilities and other complex projects; conducting facility inspections and complaint investigations including illegal disposal sites; providing technical guidance to facilities, the public, and other divisions; preparing and responding to written correspondence, making public presentations, and interacting with the public and interested community groups in relation to projects; effectively communicating verbally and in writing; approving technical documents submitted by licensed professional geologists and engineers; generating the required reports; initiating legal actions against facilities or entities in non-compliance with regulations; and providing supervision and guidance to lower-level engineers and other technical staff within the division. The incumbent must be able to travel independently to and within facilities.

Additional Comments Must have a valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Use of personal protection equipment, including a respirator, will be required. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain Must be able to work in remote areas. Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions. Travel may be required. Overtime may be required. Overnight travel may be required. Must be available for emergency response. Must be available to respond to after-hours emergencies. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds. Telecommuting may be available, will be discussed at interview.

Location pay is $3,087.

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

Name Scott Mathews

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address


Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233


Notes on ApplyingPlease email/mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #23-138928 on your resume and also in the subject line of your email or it may not be accepted. If qualified based on college credit, include college transcript.

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