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 either:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive
service as an Environmental Engineer 2 Civil, Senior Sanitary
Engineer. Additional qualifications may be required.
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open
competitive minimum qualifications below;
Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 70.4
transfer eligibles): a New York State Professional Engineer's
license and current registration AND one year of engineering
experience in sanitary, public health or environmental
If there is a viable promotion examination eligible list (three
acceptors) for this position, candidates who qualify based on
70.4 transfer or under the 55-b/55-c options cannot be
Candidates who are not eligible for transfer or reinstatement
must meet the open competitive or promotion qualifications
below and receive, or have received, a passing score on the
online Civil Service examination for the Professional Engineer 1
(Environmental) (https://www.cs.ny.gov/engineering/oc (for
open competitive candidates) or https://www.cs.ny.gov
/engineering/prom/ (for promotional candidates)). If you have
received a passing score on either of these examinations please
indicate so when submitting your application.
Duties Description Under the direction of the Regional Air Pollution Control Engineer (Professional Engineer 2) the applicant will be responsible for performing professional engineering duties in the Division of Air Resources. Specific job duties will include.
Review engineering plans and applications for air permits from facilities with air contamination sources. Perform engineering analysis on applications and use agency database to create electronic versions of permits.
Conduct field inspections and complaint investigations of air emission sources. This may include working on elevated surfaces/roofs/stacks.
Review compliance certifications and monitoring reports to ensure compliance with permit conditions and all state and federal regulations. Record inspections and compliance reviews into the database.
Evaluate and report violations of applicable air regulations to the supervisor. Prepare case referrals for enforcement when appropriate.
Keep supervisor informed of emerging issues and complete special projects and assignments as requested by supervisor.
Respond to emergencies and air incidents as directed by the supervisor.
Interact with and provide information to the general public, the regulated community, other governmental agency representatives, etc.
Essential Functions include:
Possess technical knowledge to perform engineering analyses coupled with strong technical writing and oral communication skills.
Possess good management and organizational skills.
Ability to understand and manipulate proprietary computer software programs.
Maintain good working relationships with co-workers and other DEC programs.
Ability to physically inspect regulated facilities’ processes and air emission points.
Capable of effectively working with DEC Central Office, the regulated community, the general public, government officials, and other outside entities.
Ability to travel overnight and to represent the regional program at meetings, training, outside conferences, and other public appearances, as required.
Ability to maintain and continually broaden a working knowledge of technology along with staying abreast of updated regulations to perform duties.
Additional Comments Must have a valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain. Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions. Travel may be required. Weekends and holidays 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.