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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/22/22

Applications Due12/15/22

Vacancy ID117329

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 Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 15%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 99 Washington Avenue

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12231

Minimum Qualifications 70.1 TRANSFER QUALIFICATIONS:
One year of permanent, contingent permanent, or 55 B/C service allocated to a Grade 16 or higher eligible for transfer and determined to be similar by Civil Service.
Some titles eligible for transfer require special qualifications, if applicable the special qualifications are listed below under Open Competitive Minimum Qualifications.*

For transfers, a list of approved titles is available through Civil Service GOT-IT at https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/. The GOT-IT site will inform you if your title requires special qualifications for 52.6 or 70.1 transfer as detailed above.

PROVISIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Based on the results of the canvass of the current eligible list for the Coastal Resources Specialist 1 the Department may elect to make a provisional appointment to this position rather than a permanent appointment. If a provisional appointment is made, the appointed candidate will be required to compete in the next holding of the Professional Career Opportunities exam and be reachable for appointment from the newly established eligible list.

The minimum qualifications for Provisional appointment are listed below under Open Competitive Minimum Qualifications.*

55 B/C QUALIFICATIONS:
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. To be considered, you must 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 listed below under Open Competitive Minimum Qualifications.*

*Open Competitive Minimum Qualifications:
Coastal Resources Specialist Trainee 1:
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, engineering management, engineering science in water waste and environmental engineering, environmental administration, environmental affairs, environmental architecture, 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, global development, 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 environmental sciences, marine science, marine transportation, maritime studies, natural resources, natural resources management, ocean and coastal resources, oceanography, physical oceanography, plant science, public administration, public policy, real estate development, regional planning, renewable energy, sustainability planning, sustainable development, sustainable energy management, sustainable environmental systems, sustainable studies, 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.

Coastal Resources Specialist Trainee 2:
A master’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, engineering management, engineering science in water waste and environmental engineering, environmental administration, environmental affairs, environmental architecture, 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, global development, 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 environmental sciences, marine science, marine transportation, maritime studies, natural resources, natural resources management, ocean and coastal resources, oceanography, physical oceanography, plant science, public administration, public policy, real estate development, regional planning, renewable energy, sustainability planning, sustainable development, sustainable energy management, sustainable environmental systems, sustainable studies, 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.
OR:
A bachelor’s degree in one of the above fields and one year of professional experience with responsibility for developing, reviewing, and/or implementing plans and documentation and/or projects that address climate resiliency, or protect, restore, or develop land, water or other resources in coastal areas or other waterfront locations. This may include experience reviewing/developing environmental regulatory documentation and/or environmental/biological field work.

Coastal Resources Specialist 1:
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, engineering management, engineering science in water waste and environmental engineering, environmental administration, environmental affairs, environmental architecture, 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, global development, 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 environmental sciences, marine science, marine transportation, maritime studies, natural resources, natural resources management, ocean and coastal resources, oceanography, physical oceanography, plant science, public administration, public policy, real estate development, regional planning, renewable energy, sustainability planning, sustainable development, sustainable energy management, sustainable environmental systems, sustainable studies, 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.

AND two years of professional experience with responsibility for developing, reviewing, and/or implementing plans and documentation and/or projects that address climate resiliency, or protect, restore, or develop land, water or other resources in coastal areas or other waterfront locations. This may include experience reviewing/developing environmental regulatory documentation and/or environmental/biological field work.
OR:
A master’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, engineering management, engineering science in water waste and environmental engineering, environmental administration, environmental affairs, environmental architecture, 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, global development, 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 environmental sciences, marine science, marine transportation, maritime studies, natural resources, natural resources management, ocean and coastal resources, oceanography, physical oceanography, plant science, public administration, public policy, real estate development, regional planning, renewable energy, sustainability planning, sustainable development, sustainable energy management, sustainable environmental systems, sustainable studies, 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.

AND one year of professional experience with responsibility for developing, reviewing, and/or implementing plans and documentation and/or projects that address climate resiliency, or protect, restore, or develop land, water or other resources in coastal areas or other waterfront locations. This may include experience reviewing/developing environmental regulatory documentation and/or environmental/biological field work.

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, prepare special land and water use regulations for waterfront areas, obtain state and federal permits for waterfront projects, and develop 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.
• Provide Geographic Information Systems (GIS) support within the office and to municipalities.

Additional Comments 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.

We are happy to provide reasonable and religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please send a request to HRM.Recruitment@dos.ny.gov.

All Department of State employees may be required to be tested weekly for COVID-19 unless they are fully vaccinated. Employees who are vaccinated must provide proof of vaccination status through a secure online portal.

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

Name Erin Connors

Telephone 518-474-2752

Fax 518-402-3656

Email Address HRM.Recruitment@dos.ny.gov

Address

Street 99 Washington Avenue

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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