Pesticide Control Specialist Trainee 2 - Similar to Grade 14

Positions in this title can be hired through NY HELPS

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This title exists in Environmental Conservation, Dept of and has approximately 32 positions.

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Salary Information for Pesticide Control Specialist Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Pesticide Control Specialist Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
Pesticide Control Specialist Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Pesticide Control Specialist 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Pesticide Control Specialist 2 21 $75,850 $96,173
Pesticide Control Specialist 3 25 $93,530 $117,875

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

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Job Duties

Pesticide Control Specialists are responsible for the oversight, administration, and implementation of state and federal pesticide laws, rules, and regulations to ensure compliance in the distribution, storage, sale, application, and use of pesticides in the state. You would perform routine inspection of facilities and pesticide applications; investigate reported cases of pesticide misuse and pesticide-related incidents; collect samples, write reports, and provide testimony in support of investigations; administer certification exam sessions; monitor and evaluate pesticide applicator and recertification training programs to ensure they meet requirements of pesticide certification and recertification training standards; conduct certification and recertification training and examinations; review and issue Aquatic Pesticide Purchase Permits to pond owners and assist in the review of aquatic pesticide permit applications; and provide pesticide information, interpret regulations, and make presentations to the regulated community and other interested parties.

Trainees will receive a combination of structured training, on-the-job training, and/or practical job performance to gain knowledge and experience necessary to function at the full performance level.

The Classification standard for this title illustrates the nature, extend, and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe. There is no classification standard available currently for this title.

Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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26-083010 26-872010

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How to Apply

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Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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