New York State Department of Civil Service Announces Examinations Open to All Qualified Individuals
Energy Conservation Technical Specialist
- Applications Must Be Submitted or Postmarked By
- July 02, 2007
|Exam Number||Exam Title||Salary||Salary Grade||Fee|
|28-124||Energy Conservation Technical Specialist||$58,406||23||$35|
On or before August 31, 2007, you must have seven years of experience involving the evaluation, analysis, and use of data from energy management systems involving large office buildings of at least 250,000 gross square feet, or complexes of 10 or more separate occupied office buildings comprising 2,000,000 or more square feet, for the purposes of increased efficiency and conservation of energy resources.
You MUST include a list of buildings and/or complexes, including the number of buildings and the square footage of each, with your OC-APP.
College study in a program leading to a degree in engineering may be substituted for up to four years of required experience on the basis of 30 semester credit hours equal to one year.
You MUST submit a listing of qualifying courses with your application including the course title, the name and address of the college or university, number of semester credits per course and date of completion. A copy of your college transcript may be submitted.
- Your degree or college credit must have been awarded by a regionally accredited college or university or one recognized by the NYS Education Department as following acceptable educational practices. If your degree or college credit was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States and its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency. You can write to the Examination Information Desk of the Department of Civil Service for a list of acceptable companies who provide this service. You must pay the required evaluation fee. If you are applying on the Internet, you must mail the independent verification of equivalency to the NYS Department of Civil Service, Alfred E. Smith State Office Building, Albany, New York 12239, Attention: S2LAK.
- Appropriate part-time and volunteer experience, which can be verified, will be accepted on a prorated basis.
- New York State residence is not required.
Four positions exist in the Office of General Services in Albany. One position exists at the Department of Correctional Services in Albany.
As an Energy Conservation Technical Specialist, you would be responsible for identifying, developing, and/or coordinating energy conservation projects of various sizes, forecasting system wide and individual facility energy and fuel use, and developing annual energy consumption data. You may work with different types of energy sources. Note: The NYS Office of Correctional Services position requires extensive travel and emergency call status.
Subject of Examination
There will be no written test. The test will consist of an evaluation of your education and experience.
If you meet the Minimum Qualifications you will be sent a supplemental questionnaire to complete and return. Your education and experience will be evaluated against the general background/critical activities of the position. This questionnaire will be the only basis for rating your education and experience.
Your final score must be 70 or higher in order to pass. Rank on the eligible list will be determined after adding any wartime veterans' and Civil Service Law Section 85-a credits to your final passing score.
How To Apply
New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of the State of New York to provide for and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.
Appointment to many positions in State government require candidates to undergo an investigative screening. This may include a thorough character investigation, a Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Record History Check, a Child Abuse Registry clearance, or other similar procedures. Candidates may be fingerprinted and may be required to pay any necessary fees for that procedure. Depending on the nature of the job, the criminal convictions discovered, or any falsified or omitted information revealed, the investigative findings may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment.
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