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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/22/24

Applications Due03/13/24

Vacancy ID151793


AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleEnvironmental Program Specialist 2 (5 Positions)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $81705 to $103350 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 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 Provisional Qualifications- You must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation or the Adirondack Park Agency and have had one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as an Environmental Program Specialist 1.

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 21 or higher and:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: One year of permanent competitive service as a Climate Policy Analyst 2, Environmental Analyst 2, Environmental Radiation Specialist 2,Environmental Specialist 2, Forester 2, Public Participation Specialist 2, Public Participation Specialist 3, Sanitary Construction Inspector 3

Duties Description Five Environmental Program Specialist 2 positions are available within the Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Division of Water (DOW) at Central Office in Albany, NY within the Bureau of Water Compliance, Bureau of Water Permits, Bureau of Water Assessment and Management, Bureau of Water Resource Management, and Bureau of Flood Protection and Dam Safety.

Environmental Program Specialist 2 incumbents in DOW are program supervisors with responsibility for water resource focused program development and provide support functions in various water quality and quantity focus areas. Incumbents will apply their knowledge of environmental science and environmental legislation, rules, and regulations to identify and develop solutions to environmental issues within DOW’s program areas. As specialists in a particular water resource program area or subject matter, incumbents will provide technical advice, consultation and guidance on programs and issues to program staff, agency officials, consultants and members of the regulated community, special interest groups and the general public.

Additional Comments Must have a valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Overnight travel 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 Natalie Joseph

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 #24-151793 on your resume and in the subject line of your email or it may not be accepted.

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