Assnt Dir Land & Water Resources

Grade 63

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  1. Senr Environmental Analyst Agriculture

    Grade 18

  2. Assoc Environmental Analyst Agriculture

    Grade 23

  3. Prin Environmental Analyst Agriculture

    Grade 27

  4. Assnt Dir Land & Water Resources

    Grade 63

  5. Dir Land & Water Resources

    Grade 64

Summary of Job Description

As an Assistant Director Land and Water Resources, you would oversee the Soil and Water Conservation Section of the Division; perform policy analysis for Soil and Water Conservation Committee programs; assist the Director in evaluating district activities, programs and projects to ensure compliance with land and water policies, procedures, State Conservation District Law, and contract provisions; provide technical and program assistance to the NYS Soil and Water Conservation Committee and related programs; oversee spending plans, program planning, and budgeting activities for land and water programs; and perform the full range of supervisory duties such as developing, training, and evaluating staff.

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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.

Non-competitive: Bachelors degree in agronomy, agricultural business management, agricultural engineering, agricultural science, animal science,  conservation biology, environmental engineering, environmental studies, environmental science, environmental conservation, plant science, forestry, geography, public administration, or a related field; and six years of experience  in agricultural, environmental, soil and water conservation, or natural resource management. One year of the experience must have been in an administrative position with supervisory responsibilities for program and professional staff.  A masters degree in the above fields may substitute for two years of the general experience.

How to Apply

An examination is not used to fill this title. You must meet the minimum qualifications of the title in order to be considered for this position. You must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

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