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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/07/23

Applications Due12/27/23

Vacancy ID145637

AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleEnvironmental Analyst 1/Trainee 1/2 (2 Positions)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $47925 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Jefferson

Street Address 317 Washington Street

City Watertown

StateNY

Zip Code13601

Minimum Qualifications Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC
or

Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis.
or

Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service in a title designated as appropriate for transfer in accordance with Section 70.1 of Civil Service Law.

For eligibility under 70.4 transfer or 55b/c, employees must meet the minimum qualifications below. Please note that if applying under the 55b/c, candidates must include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55b/c program.

Minimum Qualifications for appointment to Environmental Analyst Trainee, NS:

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 science and policy, 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.

For Appointment at the Trainee 2 level you must also have:

Either 1. One year of qualifying professional experience in a position having substantial relationship to environmental analysis*; OR

2. A master's degree or higher 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 science and policy, 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.

For the Full Performance Level you must also have:

Either 1. Two year of qualifying professional experience in a position having substantial relationship to environmental analysis*; OR

2. A master's degree or higher 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 science and policy, 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 AND one year of qualifying professional experience in a position having substantial relationship to environmental analysis.

*Qualifying experience is defined as: Experience having substantial relationship to environmental analysis means that at least 50% of the time is spent preparing and/or reviewing environmental assessments and or environmental impact statements; providing expert testimony on environmental impact at public hearings; providing consultation on environmental impact laws, rules, and regulations; or conducting office evaluations and field investigations related to multi-disciplinary environmental regulatory programs such as water quality, wetlands, air quality, solid and hazardous waste management, and mining. Experience limited to supervision of clerical staff, or interns is NOT qualifying.

Duties Description 1. Receive, review, and process applications submitted to the Department for permits as defined in 6NYCRR Part 621 Uniform Procedures Act (UPA).
2. Enter and manage those applications in the Department's permit tracking and permit building program databases.
3. Conduct environmental assessments to evaluate impacts associated with applications; the potential effects of a proposal, including impacts to air, water, soils, and project necessity. Your will work with staff in other program areas or natural resources and environmental quality. These assessments may occur only in the office using GIS tools or may include field visits. Most of the time in this position you will be in the office, but field work and site visits may be required to aid in the evaluation of the potential impacts.
4. Prepare written correspondence, defensible permits, public notices, and other documents as necessary. Schedule and participate in meetings and public hearings.
5. Work closely with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, US Army Corps of Engineers, NYS Department of State, and NYS Office of General Services regarding permit applications with which they are also involved.
6. Review applications and lead agency requests in accordance with State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA).

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 work in adverse weather conditions. Travel may be required. Overtime may be required. Overnight 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.

Name Marline Agnew

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

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 #23-145637 on your resume or it may not be accepted.

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