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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/27/23

Applications Due12/13/23

Vacancy ID144810

AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleForester 2

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $81705 to $103350 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 15%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 625 Broadway

City Albany


Zip Code12233

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.
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Environmental Program Specialist 2 (Natural Resources)

Duties Description The Forester 2 will assist conservation easement program leadership with the management and oversight of more than 900,000 acres of DEC held conservation easements; provide assistance to regional DEC staff with monitoring and inspections of working forest conservation easements; coordinate planning efforts and implementation of public recreational access on conservation easement lands; serve as Lands and Forests lead in the review and approval of recreation management plans; assist DEC staff with negotiating and acquiring of new conservation easements; lead the development and review of baseline documentation reports for new easements; review conservation easement work plans and stewardship agreements; prepare a wide range of maps using ArcGIS; serve as the liaison between DEC’s Division of Lands & Forests and Office of Communication Services in promoting public recreational opportunities on DEC held conservation easement lands across New York State.

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. Overnight travel may be required. Telecommuting may be available, will be discussed at interview.

Actual work schedule, duties and travel requirements may vary and will be discussed at the interview.

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

Name Heath Boomhower

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 and a copy of your transcript to the above. Be sure to include Posting 23-144810 on your letter/resume and also in the subject line of the email or it may not be accepted.

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