Mined Land Reclamation Specialist 3

Grade 27

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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 3, you would supervise and direct the activities of the Mined Land Reclamation program; provide guidance and direction to subordinates on program activities, regulatory functions, mineral and mining advocacy, long-term minerals management initiatives and related activities; direct staff meetings and training seminars; establish program goals; direct the development of policy and technical guidance documents related to the program; develop and maintain uniform regulatory enforcement protocol for mined land reclamation program in cooperation with regional staff, enforcement staff, attorneys and supervisors; coordinate and suggest amendments to the Mined Land Reclamation Law and propose changes to existing rules and regulations; review Unit Management Report; review and approve reports and studies concerning minerals management, and mined land reclamation; serve as the agency representative in matters of local, Statewide, or national/international interest as directed by supervisory staff; provide testimony as a witness; respond to legislative inquiries, press inquiries or other interested parties inquiries regarding proposed changes to the statute or rules and regulation; work with permit administration to evaluate and improve mining application processing that includes joint efforts to streamline Mined Land Reclamation Law, State Environmental Quality Review Act, Uniform Procedures Act and the State Historic Preservation Act; approve leasing of State lands for non-fuel mineral extraction; assess supply-demand relationships of New York's mineral resource needs; and assess the impact and implication of mineral importation and offshore (ocean) mining. You may serve as the Division's representative to national inter-governmental organizations such as the Interstate Mining Compact Commission.

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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.

For qualified 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 2.

Only the title or titles listed are qualifying.

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

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