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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/16/19

Applications Due09/16/19

Vacancy ID73083

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleEnvironmental Laboratory Consultant - 14022

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $69603 to $88124 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 50%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Wadsworth Center, Environmental Laboratory Approval Program (ELAP)

1450 Western Ave., Albany, NY

City Albany


Zip Code12203

Minimum Qualifications *Provisional: A bachelor’s degree in the natural sciences, including or supplemented by 24 college credits in chemistry, and four years of post- bachelor’s, professional-level laboratory experience performing chemical, physical, microbiological and/or microscopical analysis of environmental samples, one year of which must include administering a quality assurance/quality control program for a laboratory to a national standard. One year of experience as a technical director, manager or supervisor for an accredited lab may be substituted for the quality assurance/quality control experience on a month-by-month basis.
*Selected candidates will be required to take and pass an appropriate Civil Service examination after appointment and be immediately reachable from the resulting eligible list.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of environmental laboratory standards, quality assurance, audits, and applicable laws and regulations. Ability to apply knowledge from laboratory settings to regulatory enforcement and compliance activities. Two additional years relevant experience. Ability to work independently as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. The preferred candidate will have and maintain the Environmental Protection Agency Drinking Water Laboratory Certification as required by state and federal laws, rules and regulations.

Duties Description Environmental Laboratory Consultants (ELC) inspect laboratories performing environmental analysis, evaluate the performance of environmental laboratories, document findings, perform follow up activities, and investigate alleged violations and reported incidents. Provide consulting services to assist laboratories in improving methodologies and procedures and periodically assist with program and proficiency test development and review.

Additional Comments *Provisional, competitive, full-time appointment. IMPORTANT: This position requires extensive year-round field work and overnight travel within and outside the state, including international travel, including areas not served by public transportation. At the time of appointment, and continuously thereafter, you may be required to have a valid passport or enhanced driver’s license, and a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your ability to meet the transportation needs of the job.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group - PM/ELC/14022

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street ESP - Corning Tower

Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume to Human Resources Management Group, PM/ELC/14022, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to with Reference Code PM/ELC/14022 included in the subject line. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted September 16, 2018

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