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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/23/21

Applications Due12/08/21

Vacancy ID94662

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleEngineer Trainee or Assistant Engineer (Environmental) - 20160

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade20

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

Salary RangeFrom $60069 to $84450 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 30%

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? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Otsego

Street Address Center for Environmental Health - Oneonta District Office

28 Hill Street

City Oneonta


Zip Code13820

Minimum Qualifications Reassignment & Transfer Opportunities: Current New York State Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent permanent status as an Assistant Engineer (Environmental), Grade 20, or current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent permanent competitive service as an Assistant Engineer, Grade 20.

Public Candidates: Please see the below Continuous Recruitment examination announcement link to learn more about Engineer Trainee (Environmental) and Assistant Engineer (Environmental) positions, and to apply for opportunities with the Department of Health:

Engineer Trainee:

Assistant Engineer (Environmental):

Duties Description The position will implement environmental health programs that affect residents and visitors to the Otsego, Delaware, and Greene County areas, including the Catskill Park and New York City Watershed region. Duties include performing water supply plan reviews, inspections, and cooling tower compliance and emergency response activities. The position will also ensure that water supply inspections are conducted timely, and ensure that water sample test results and engineering plans are reviewed promptly.

Additional Comments Contingent permanent, full-time appointment. Depending on the qualifications of the candidate, the position may be filled at the Engineer Trainee level, which is equated to Grade 18, or the Assistant Engineer (Environmental), Grade 20, level. Candidates appointed to the Engineer Trainee level will be required to obtain their Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certificate within two years to maintain employment and be advanced to the Assistant Engineer (Environmental), Grade 20, level. This position involves travel which includes locations not served by public transportation (30%).

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

Name Human Resources Management Group - EGB/Engineer/20160/ODO

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with Reference Code EGB/Engineer/20160/ODO included in the subject line of your email or fax, or by regular mail to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/Engineer/20160/ODO, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012. Failure to include the required Reference Code may result in a delay in processing your application. Resumes accepted until December 8th, 2021.

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