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New York State Civil Service Environmental Engineering Technician 1 (Seasonal) in Albany, New York

Minimum Qualifications
  1. Four years of experience performing engineering technician work in aeronautical, chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, mechanical or sanitary engineering technology; environmental technology; or as a surveyor or drafter;


  1. Graduation for high school (or possession of a high school equivalency diploma issued by a recognized education authority or a USAFI GED diploma high school level) AND one year of the experience described in option 1 above;


  1. Graduation from a high school technical education program in technical aeronautics, technical architectural drafting and building construction; technical chemistry, industrial chemistry, technical electricity/electronics, technical mechanical design and construction, technical structural drafting and design, technical instrumentation and control systems or computer circuitry;


  1. Eighteen college semester credit hours in any combination of the following courses: engineering; such as civil, chemical, electrical, mechanical, aeronautical, and/or sanitary; public health; environmental and/or engineering technology; drafting; mathematics; surveying; computer science, environmental science; and/or the natural and physical sciences. YOU MUST SUBMIT A LIST OF QUALIFYING COURSES WITH YOUR APPLICATION. Include the course title, number of semester credit hours per course, name of college or university and date (or expected date) of completion. Applications submitted without a list of relevant courses will be disapproved. ## Duties Description This position will work within the Division of Materials Management’s Pollution Prevention Unit. Specific duties will include:
  • Supporting the implementation of Executive Order 4 on Green Procurement and Agency Sustainability. This will include research to guide the development of green procurement specifications. Assisting with agency reporting on sustainability, and operational improvements at agencies.

  • Supporting DEC’s sustainability program. This may include assessing sustainability practices, and conducting waste audits, at DEC facilities, such as campgrounds. Developing communication documents such as fact sheets, web pages, and social media content to highlight successful sustainability work.

  • Developing and providing information and materials to K-12 schools, or school districts, on incorporating green chemistry concepts into educational labs. This may involve developing written guidance, fact sheets and web resources; partnering with technical resources to conduct workshops and webinars for high school chemistry teachers; and convening a green chemistry workgroup.

  • Providing general support to DEC program managers leading the Environmental Excellence Awards and Hazardous Waste Reduction Planning Program.

    Additional Comments

Must have valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel and overtime and may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 80 pounds.

This is a seasonal, hourly appointment with a duration of 4/1/19 to 3/31/20. Program needs will determine actual termination date, which may be prior to termination dates indicated. Actual work schedule may vary and will be discussed at the interview.

Notes on Applying

Please email/mail your resume to the above. Be sure to include Posting #19-351 on your resume and also in the subject line of your email or it may not be accepted. You must submit a copy of your college transcript of qualifying courses with your resume. An unofficial copy is acceptable.

Date Posted: 06/19/19

Applications Due: 07/19/19

Vacancy ID: 71344

Agency: Environmental Conservation, Department of

Title: Environmental Engineering Technician 1 (Seasonal)

Occupational Category: I.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade: Hourly

Bargaining Unit: PS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary Range: From $15.59 to $15.59 Hourly

Employment Type: Part-Time

Part-time Percent: 80%

Appointment Type: Temporary

Jurisdictional Class: Competitive Class

Travel Percentage: 10%

Workweek: Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Hours Per Week: 30

From: 8:30 AM

To: 5 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: Albany

City: Albany

State: NY

Zip Code: 12233

Name: Scott Mathews

Telephone: 518-402-9273

Fax: 518-402-9038

Email Address:

Street Address: 625 Broadway

Street: 625 Broadway