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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/03/18

Applications Due08/17/18

Vacancy ID57755

AgencyEnvironmental Conservation, Department of

TitleEnvironmental Chemist 1; including Trainee 1 and Trainee 2

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $42986 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Fulton

Street Address Hale Creek Field Station

182 Steele Avenue Extension

City Gloversville

StateNY

Zip Code12078

Minimum Qualifications Reassignment - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC
or

Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis.
or

Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 11 or higher and either:
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below;
or
Eligible for transfer under Section 70.1: One year as permanent competitive service in a title approved for 70.1 transfer..

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below 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.

Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligible): Bachelor's or higher degree with 24 credits in biochemistry and/or chemistry.

Duties Description Serve as an analytical chemist for the Analytical Services Unit at Hale Creek Field Station.
The primary duties include:
Analyze fish and wildlife samples using gas chromatography/electron capture detector (GC/ECD) and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) for PCBs and organochlorine pesticides.
Maintain laboratory equipment at optimal working condition.
Prepare and maintain laboratory SOPs.
Ensure that the appropriate quality assurance/quality control measures are implemented and consistently followed.
Interpret and prepare data reports for the Analytical Services Unit Leader.

Additional Comments Must have valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Use of personal protection equipment, including a respirator, will be required. Must successfully complete (or have completed) the 40-hour OSHA 1910.120 training course and all other required training. Must complete an annual Health and Safety Program including medical monitoring, fit testing, and 40 (or 8) hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 40 pounds.

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

Name Karen Price

Telephone 518-402-9273

Fax 518-402-9038

Email Address PostingResponses@dec.ny.gov

Address

Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12233

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease email/mail resume indicating your interest in this position to the above. Be sure to include (Posting #18-431) on your resume and also in the subject line of your email or it may not be accepted.

PLEASE SUBMIT A COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPT WITH YOUR RESUME. Unofficial copy is acceptable.

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