Biologist 2 Aquatic - Grade 23

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Positions

This title exists in Environmental Conservation, Dept of and has approximately 19 positions.


*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.

Career Ladder

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Salary Information for Biologist Trainee 1 Aquatic
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Biologist Trainee 1 Aquatic 13 $49,363 $63,169
Biologist Trainee 2 Aquatic 14 $52,198 $66,634
Biologist 1 Aquatic 18 $65,001 $82,656
Biologist 2 Aquatic 23 $84,156 $106,454
Biologist 3 Aquatic 25 $93,530 $117,875
Biologist 4 Aquatic 63 $111,925 $141,439

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.

This title may exist in more than one negotiating unit. This salary schedule represents the most typical salary for this title. Click here to view additional salary information regarding the various bargaining units.

An individual's final salary is determined by the Office of the State Comptroller. This salary schedule does not reflect any Special Salary Treatments

Job Duties

As a Biologist 2 (Aquatic), you would serve as a first level supervisor; when classified in a regional office, positions typically function as regional managers or assistant regional managers within their specialty, depending on the size of the program; when classified in the central office, positions function as unit managers, overseeing one or more programs within their parenthetic specialty and supervising the work of subordinate Biologists and other professional, technical and/or scientific positions.

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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.

On or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had 45 days of permanent competitive, non-competitive NY HELPS*, or 55-b/55-c service as a:

Either A. Biologist 1 (Aquatic), Biologist Trainee 2 (Aquatic), or Biologist Trainee 1 (Aquatic);

Or B. Biologist 1 (Ecology), Biologist Trainee 2 (Ecology), Biologist Trainee 1 (Ecology), Biologist 1 (Marine), Biologist Trainee 2 (Marine), Biologist Trainee 1 (Marine), Biologist 1 (Wildlife), Biologist Trainee 2 (Wildlife), or Biologist Trainee 1 (Wildlife).

If you were permanently appointed to a qualifying title on or before June 19, 2024, and have served continuously in this title since that date, you are eligible to file for this examination.

*If you were permanently appointed via the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide (NY HELPS) program to a qualifying title in the non-competitive class on or before June 19, 2024, and have served continuously in this title since that date, you may apply for this examination.

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.

31-152

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

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 email notification so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

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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