New York State has approximately 40 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.
*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled. If you are viewing a trainee title, please note this number reflects the number of positions established at the journey level. Agencies may fill at the trainee level(s) or at the journey level based on employee qualifications. GOT-IT does not provide information on any job postings or job availability. For information on current job postings, please visit State Jobs NY. You may also visit specific New York State Agency websites for information about an agency and its job opportunities.
There is currently no Career Ladder information available for this title.
Conservation Education Camp Counselors are temporary summer positions found only in the instructional camps operated by the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Incumbents of these positions are responsible for the general welfare of the campers, children ages 12 to 17, and volunteers. Counselors organize and implement a variety of educational and recreational programs and activities designed to increase the campers' awareness of environmental stewardship and related issues.
View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.
The NYS Title and Salary Plan provides additional information regarding other titles. If there is a classification standard available there will be a link under the column labeled STD. NO. If no link is available there is no classification standard available at this time for that title.
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.
Candidates must have two years of college or work experience in natural resources, biological sciences, environmental sciences or environmental education.
All Conservation Education Camp Counselors must be certified in American Red Cross Responding to Emergencies or equivalent and in American Red Cross Basic Life Support for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent.
Depending upon individual assignments, certifications in areas such as American Red Cross Water Safety Instruction or Advanced Life Saving and Basic Life Support may be required. May be required to administer medicines if certified as an Emergency Medical Technician, a Licensed Practical Nurse or equivalent.
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.
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 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.