Minimum Qualifications Admission to the New York State Bar and five years of experience in administrative or environmental law.
This title is non-competitive. No examination is necessary. However, you must still meet the Minimum Qualifications of the position.
55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications 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.
Duties Description Environmental Impact Examiners are the Department’s Administrative Law Judges (ALJS). Essential functions include:
•Conduct administrative adjudicatory enforcement and permit hearings.
•Conduct legislative and other public comment hearings, mediations, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.
•Conduct factual and legal review of permit applications under and alleged violations of the Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) and other laws administered by the department.
•Schedule and conduct pre-hearing conferences.
•Develop factual records, examine witnesses, rule on all motions and evidence.
•Analyze and evaluate complex technical, scientific, and legal matters.
•Prepare comprehensive hearing reports for the commissioner.
•Review and prepare draft final decisions and orders for the commissioner.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.