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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/04/22

Applications Due08/18/22

Vacancy ID109977

AgencyState, Department of

TitleCoastal Resources Specialist 1/ Trainee 1/2

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $46529 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

"Other" Explanation standard 7.5 hour days with a start time of between 8 and 9

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address One Commerce Plaza

99 Washington Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12231

Minimum Qualifications 70.1 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS
One year of permanent, contingent permanent, or 55 B/C service allocated to a Grade 18 or higher eligible for transfer and determined to be similar by Civil Service.

For transfers, a list of approved titles is available through Civil Service GOT-IT at

Individuals certified eligible for the 55 B/C program under the Governor's Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55 B/C of the Civil Service Law will also be considered. Please provide a copy of your letter of eligibility with your response.

You must meet the open competitive qualifications from the most recent examination announcement. The open competitive minimum qualifications are: A bachelor's or higher degree in anthropology, applied land ethics, aquatic and fisheries science, architecture, biochemistry; biodiversity, conservation and policy; biology, civil engineering, climate and society, coastal ecology, coastal engineering, coastal environmental management, coastal geology, coastal management, coastal processes, coastal resources management, coastal zone management, communications, community development, community planning, conservation biology, earth science, ecohydrology, ecology, economic development, economics, ecosystem management, energy policy and climate, engineering management, engineering science in water waste and environmental engineering, environmental administration, environmental affairs, environmental biology, environmental education and interpretation, environmental engineering, environmental health, environmental leadership, environmental management, environmental planning, environmental policy, environmental science, environmental science and policy, environmental studies, fisheries biology, forest ecology, forest health, forest science, forestry, geographic information systems, geography, geology, geomorphology, human dimensions of the environment, human ecology, hydrology, hydrology and water resources science, land use economics, land use planning, landscape architecture, limnology, marine biology, marine ecology, marine science, natural resources, natural resources management, ocean and coastal resources, oceanography, physical oceanography, public administration, public policy, real estate development, regional planning, sustainability planning, sustainable development, sustainable energy management, sustainable environmental systems, urban forestry, urban placemaking and management, urban planning, water resource management, water resources and environmental engineering, watershed hydrology, watershed management, wildlife biology, wildlife science, or zoology

Duties Description The Coastal Resources Specialist 1 duties will include but are not limited to the following:
• Prepare and monitor the implementation of Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) projects to ensure compliance with State and federal laws.
• Evaluate proposed federal and other State agencies actions for consistency with the State’s coastal policies
• Advise municipalities on developing and financing waterfront projects, preparing special land and water use regulations for waterfront areas, obtaining State and federal permits for waterfront projects, and developing management programs for watersheds and other areas with high coastal
resource values
• Develop and monitor projects, activities, and programs to implement coastal policies dealing with shore erosion, flooding, non-point pollution, fish and wildlife habitat restoration, urban waterfront redevelopment, public access, scenic quality or harbor management
• Assist in developing regional coastal management plans
• Review funding applications for LWRP projects and makes appropriate recommendations to higher-level Coastal Resources staff
• Assist communities in preparing contracts and other project documents
• Conduct on-site visits, as needed, to monitor contracts and review projects.

Additional Comments Hours and start time to be discussed during interview.

The Department of State is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability status, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other category protected by law.

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Name Jeremy Ischia

Telephone 518-474-2752

Fax (518) 402-3656

Email Address


Street One Commerce Plaza

99 Washington Avenue, Suite 1150

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12231


Notes on ApplyingIf you are interested and meet the minimum qualifications
above, email your cover letter, and resume to
HRM.Recruitment@DOS.NY.GOV. Please include Title, Location
and Vacancy ID # you are applying for in the subject line of
your email.

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