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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/14/21

Applications Due12/28/21

Vacancy ID92822

AgencyDASNY - Dormitory Authority of the State of New York

TitleEnvironmental Specialist

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $75683 to $75683 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 50%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Monroe

Street Address 3495 Winton Place Building C, Suite 1

City Rochester


Zip Code14623

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree plus three years relevant experience. Must possess NYS Department of Labor Asbestos Certifications; i.e., Asbestos Project Monitor and Asbestos Inspector. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Engineering or Architecture plus four years relevant experience. Must possess NYS Department of Labor Asbestos Certifications; i.e., Asbestos Project Monitor and Asbestos Inspector. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Duties Description Primary Purpose

The Environmental Specialist performs a wide variety of environmental review, inspection, and analysis of existing facilities and projects under construction.

Essential Functions

Perform periodic on-site observations of environmental remediation projects under construction and monitor the quality of design and construction work performed by engineers, consultants, contractors and sub-contractors.
Perform asbestos-related functions including hazard assessments, surveys, submittal reviews, abatement plan and specification review, asbestos sampling and survey report review.
Consult with regulatory agencies to assist with interpretation and application of various laws, rules and regulations.
Consult with DASNY staff on environmental questions arising from the review of plans, drawings and construction project problems and issues.
Consult with staff and clients on proposed changes in physical structures or in the uses of DA properties.
Act as liaison with technical specialists, consultants and other environmental agencies and representatives from the Federal, State and local government.
Survey property prior to acquisition or involvement by the Dormitory Authority, assessing the general condition, state of repair, level of maintenance and compliance with applicable environmental regulations.
Prepare reports relating to assigned activities and review reports/correspondence prepared by consultants, contractors, code enforcement officials and DASNY field staff.
Perform independent, thorough investigations of specific problems including Engineering analysis and recommendation.
Assist in the development, compilation and distribution of technical data.
Research and develop technical data necessary to resolve complex design and construction problems.
Other Duties and Responsibilities

Perform other inspections and related services as directed.
Assist with the design, development, documentation and testing of computer applications for the Quality Assurance unit.
Assist with the development, documentation and implementation of procedures
Assist with the assessment/development and implementation of internal controls, and participate in the review and testing of same.
Undertake special assignments as directed.
Must adhere to the NYS Information Security Policy Standards established and issued by the Office of Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Coordination. (Standards can be found on the Intranet).



Additional Comments DASNY provides financing and construction services to public and private universities, not-for-profit healthcare facilities, and other institutions which serve the public good.

We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, which includes:

• Choice of several health insurance plans
• Dental & vision insurance
• Membership in the NYS Retirement System
• Deferred Compensation Investment Plan
• 13 vacation days per year
• 13 sick days per year
• 5 days of personal leave per year
• 12 paid holidays per year
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training & development opportunities

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

Name Dinika Benedict



Email Address


Street 515 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12207


Notes on ApplyingPlease use the following link to apply:

DASNY is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to excellence and diversity.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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