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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/16/24

Applications Due07/15/24

Vacancy ID156400


AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleProfessional Engineer 1 (Civil/Transportation) - Region 8 - (NY HELPS)

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade24

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

Salary RangeFrom $88639 to $111897 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed?

Mandatory overtime?

Compressed workweek allowed?

Telecommuting allowed?

County Dutchess

Street Address Region 8 - Construction Group

4 Burnett Blvd

City Poughkeepsie


Zip Code12603

Minimum Qualifications This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS).*

To be considered for appointment through NY HELPS, or 55 b/c, candidates must meet the open-competitive minimum qualifications for this position. The qualifications are:

Open Competitive:
Either 1. a New York State Professional Engineer's license and current registration AND a qualifying bachelor's degree or higher as listed below;
Or 2. a New York State Professional Engineer's license and current registration AND one year of full-time qualifying engineering experience as listed below.

Qualifying degrees: Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Management, Construction Engineering Management Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Power Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Engineering Technology, Environmental Design Engineering, Environmental Resources Engineering, Environmental Systems Engineering, Forest Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydraulics Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning and Engineering, or Engineering Science with a recognized concentration in any of the above listed engineering degrees.

Qualifying experience: One year of full-time engineering experience in the design and construction of parks, roads, bridges, recreational facilities, water and/or wastewater treatment facilities. Candidates may also be qualified for permanent competitive appointment if reachable from the appropriate Civil Service eligible list or eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law.

Professional Engineer 1 (Civil) is a continuous recruitment examination for promotional candidates only. All interested promotional candidates must complete their online application here: New York State Career Opportunities in Engineering ( There is no fee for this examination. The minimum qualifications are:

Promotional: You must have a New York State Professional Engineer's License and current registration AND be a qualified employee of New York State AND have had one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as follows: Assistant Engineer (Civil).

•New York State Education Department (NYSED) Guidelines for Professional Engineering Practice, Guideline 1: As a licensed professional engineer, you are required to practice within your authorized scope of practice, as defined in the Education Law, Commissioner's Regulations and Rules of the Board of Regents. It is your responsibility to be knowledgeable of any restrictions that are based on law or regulation, as well as those that relate specifically to your area of professional competence.
•Continued employment as a Professional Engineer 1 is dependent upon continued possession of a New York State Professional Engineer's license with current registration. Failure to maintain your New York State License and registration may result in removal from the Professional Engineer 1 title. Information regarding New York State professional engineering licensing may be obtained by writing to: NYS Office of the Professions, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12234-1000; Voice: (518) 474-3817 ext.(570); Email: or Fax (518) 474-1449.

Duties Description The duties of this position involve supervising a Project Design Team which is responsible for the scoping, preliminary engineering and final design progression for Highway and Bridge Rehabilitation and Reconstruction projects. This position is responsible for producing contract plans and supervising the preliminary engineering phase, coordinating with Regional and Main Office Functional Groups, coordinating with the public, supervising
several Engineers and Technicians, and working with consultant firms.

Additional Comments *For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title may be filled via a non-competitive appointment, which means no examination is required but all candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of the title for which they apply. At this time, agencies may recruit and hire employees by making temporary appointments. In May2024, if a temporary NY HELPS employee is satisfactorily performing in the position, the appointment will be changed from temporary pending Civil Service Commission Action to permanent non-competitive and the official probationary period will begin.

At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), it is expected employees hired under NY HELPS will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status, without having to compete in an examination. Employees will then be afforded with all the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified.

Your required educational credentials must have been awarded by an educational institution accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the United States (U.S.) Department of Education/Secretary of Education. If awarded by an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency. A list of companies that provide these services (fees must be paid to the company you choose) can be found at:

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

Name Administrative Services


Fax 845-431-7927

Email Address


Street Administrative Services

4 Burnett Blvd

City Poughkeepsie

State NY

Zip Code 12603


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume, titled by last name, with the Notice Number R08-B-24-31 and last name in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than July 12th, 2024 to:

Administrative Services Director
New York State Department of Transportation, Region 8
4 Burnett Boulevard
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

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