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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/14/23

Applications Due10/04/23

Vacancy ID139302

AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleForest Ranger 2

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade17

Bargaining UnitAPSU-Agency Police Services Unit (PBAofNYS)

Salary RangeFrom $69017 to $83399 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Hours Per Week 40


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Schenectady

Street Address 1130 North Westcott Road

City Schenectady


Zip Code12306

Minimum Qualifications You must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and have had one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Forest Ranger 1.

There is currently no eligible list for this position. Therefore, if no more than three qualified individuals are interested, it will be possible to make a permanent appointment via non-competitive promotion.

Duties Description In addition to all of the duties of Forest Ranger 1, Forest Rangers 2 are also responsible for supervising the day-to-day activities of Forest Rangers 1:
•Accompanies Forest Rangers 1 on duty as necessary, provides training on methods and techniques of the job; explains applicable laws, rules and regulations; reviews all reports prepared by staff to ensure they are correct and sufficient; evaluates work performance and counsels Forest Rangers 1.
•Prepares work schedules and authorizes overtime to ensure compliance with negotiated collective bargaining unit agreements, State and federal regulations, and Department policies, procedures and practices.
•Ensures adequate staffing and resources are available to meet anticipated needs for emergency situations and for the protection of State-administered lands, and the people who use these lands.
•Assists Forest Rangers 3 in the development and implementation of regional work plans.
•Monitors and schedules training for lower-level staff; supervises field training activities in fire, search and rescue techniques and enforcement of laws.

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. Overtime may be required. Overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be available for emergency response. Must be available to respond to after-hours emergencies.

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

Name Alan Ilagan

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address


Street 625 Broadway

Personnel, 10th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233


Notes on ApplyingPlease email or mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #23-139302 on your resume and also in the subject line of your email or it may not be accepted.

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