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.
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