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.
Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 11 or higher and either:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below;
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: Permanent competitive service as an Environmental Program Specialist 1 (including trainees), Program Aide, Administrative Specialist 1, Biologist 1 (Aquatic), (Ecology), (Marine), (Wildlife), Public Participation Specialist 1, Environmental Analyst 1 and Trainee 1 & 2, Environmental Engineering Technician 2 & 3, Fish and Wildlife Technician 3, Legal Assistant 2, Mineral Resources Technician 2, Pesticide Control Specialist 1 & 2, Public Health Specialist 2 Environmental, Sanitary Construction Inspector 2, Senior Engineering Research Editor.
55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.
Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligible): bachelor's or higher degree in accounting, agricultural engineering, agricultural science, agronomy, animal science, atmospheric science, aquatic science, bacteriology, biochemistry, bioengineering, biology, botany, business administration, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, civil engineering technology, climate change, coastal resources management, communications, computer engineering, computer science, construction engineering, conservation biology, cultural resources and historic preservation studies, data analysis, earth sciences, ecology, economics, ecosystem management, engineering technology, environmental biology, environmental education, environmental engineering, environmental health, environmental planning, environmental policy, environmental science, environmental studies, environmental toxicology, fisheries and wildlife sciences, forest engineering, forest science, forestry, genetics, geochemistry, geographic information systems, geography, geological engineering, geology, hydrology, industrial design, industrial engineering, landscape architecture, marine science, mathematics, manufacturing engineering technology, mechanical engineering technology, mechanical engineering, meteorology, microbiology, molecular biology, natural resources, natural resources conservation, natural resources management, natural resources planning, natural science, packaging science, physical science, physics, product design, public administration, public policy studies, sustainability, toxicology, urban forestry, urban planning, urban studies, water resource engineering, water resources management, wildlife management, wildlife science, or zoology.
Duties Description Working within the Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Special Licenses Unit, incumbent will:
• Administer statewide license programs relating to the use of fish and wildlife resources and review license and program compliance with regulatory and legislative intent.
• Prepare, review, and revise license procedures, applications, and other agency documents/forms pertaining to all licenses.
• Assimilate data, analyze, and develop recommendations for program implementation.
• Participate in development and implementation of online interactive licensing system.
• Coordinate and assist in carrying out special projects requiring a working knowledge of licensing, techniques, and laws and regulations.
• Assist with regulatory promulgation and processing of Division rule-making actions.
• Provide technical expertise and guidance relating to unit activities.
• Coordinate with federal, State, and local agencies on multi-agency projects.
• Communicate with businesses, consulting firms, and the public on issues relating to licenses, information dissemination, and projects.
• Participate in meeting with and advising individuals/applicants, agency staff statewide, and State, National, and non-governmental agencies concerning established policies, practices, and procedures.
• Represent unit/agency at professional meeting and seminars.
• Liaison with Law Enforcement concerning license violations and illegal activities.
• Directly supervise technical and support staff.
• Assist Unit Leader in various unit and bureau-level tasks.
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. Telecommuting may be available, will be discussed at interview.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.