Mined Land Reclamation Specialist 2

Grade 23

New York State has approximately 10 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Environmental Conservation, Dept of. 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

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  1. Mined Land Reclamation Specialist Tr 1

    Similar to Grade 13

  2. Mined Land Reclamation Specialist Tr 2

    Similar to Grade 14

  3. Mined Land Reclamation Specialist 1

    Grade 18

  4. Mined Land Reclamation Specialist 2

    Grade 23

  5. Mined Land Reclamation Specialist 3

    Grade 27

Summary of Job Description

As a Mined Land Reclamation Specialist 2, under the direction of a Mined Land Reclamation Specialist 3, or a Regional Supervisor of Natural Resources, performs the duties of a regional or central office mined land reclamation program manager or administrator; supervises and evaluates subordinate professional and technical staff; informs supervisor of permit approvals or denials that are likely to be exceptionally controversial or lead to litigation; coordinates response to FOIL requests; provides mining text for the Departments Unit Management Plans; leads negotiating sessions to resolve environmental concerns and other matters subject to controversy; assists legal staff in the preparation of litigated cases; attends public hearings; undertakes enforcement actions; conducts complex analyses and studies in support of mining and mined land reclamation; reviews regulatory fee disputes; assesses program performance by developing and maintaining communication networks and reporting systems; and reviews proposed legislation that impacts the Stateís mined land reclamation operations.

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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 a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

There are two examinations for this position. Please note: New York State employees may qualify for both.

For employees of New York State, on or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and have had three months permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Mined Land Reclamation Specialist 1.

After one year of the service described in the Minimum Qualifications, successful candidates will be qualified for appointment from the eligible list.

For all other qualified individuals, on or before the date of the examination, you must have: a bachelorís or higher level degree in hydrology, agriculture, agronomy, botany, environmental or natural sciences, forestry, geography, geology, horticulture, landscape architecture or mining; or in agricultural, chemical, civil, environmental, mining, petroleum or geological engineering AND three years of professional experience in mining and/or reclamation of land.

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.


How to Apply

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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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