Environmental Analyst 3

Grade 27

New York State has approximately 19 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in various agencies statewide. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Environmental Analyst Trainee 1

    Similar to Grade 13

  2. Environmental Analyst Trainee 2

    Similar to Grade 14

  3. Environmental Analyst 1

    Grade 18

  4. Environmental Analyst 2

    Grade 23

  5. Environmental Analyst 3

    Grade 27

  6. Environmental Analyst 4

    Grade 64

Summary of Job Description

As an Environmental Analyst 3, you would direct staff in the preparation of program guidelines, review more complex impact statements and accompanying analyses, and assist in the preparation of impact statements. You would prepare and present testimony at public hearings and prepare permits for construction or other environmental changes. You would supervise/administer the permit/project management system; propose and/or evaluate environmental policy, regulations, and legislation; and supervise staff in the conduct of compliance assistance and outreach activities.

View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass an examination in order to be considered for this position.  

There are two examinations used to fill this position.

For qualified employees of New York State: On or before the last date for filing applications, you must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months or permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as an Environmental Analyst 2.

For all other qualified individuals you must have a bachelor's or higher-level degree in civil, environmental, or geological engineering; environmental planning; environmental studies; environmental, natural, or physical science; land use planning; archeology; geography; or landscape architecture. In addition, you must have four years experience in a position having substantial relationship to environmental analysis; two years of which must have been as a supervisor of professional staff.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

25-517 36-680

How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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