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


Exams Included on This Announcement
Exam Number Exam Title Salary Salary Grade Fee
28-124 Energy Conservation Technical Specialist $58,406 23 $35

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Minimum Qualifications

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.


The Positions

Four positions exist in the Office of General Services in Albany. One position exists at the Department of Correctional Services in Albany.

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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.

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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.

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How To Apply

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Additional Information

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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Issued: 6/22/07

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