Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Mined Land Reclamation Specialist 1, G-18

Occupation Group

Environment

General Information

Starting Salary

$56,604

Job Rate

$71,980

Job Description

Mined Land Reclamation Specialists are responsible for the regulation of the mining industry under applicable laws, rules, regulations, and State policies, priorities, and procedures.  Employees will review mining and reclamation plans and procedures; investigate complaints; review and make determinations regarding related permit applications; perform and implement related financial analyses; conduct enforcement activities; attend public hearings; approve or deny reclamation work; inspect sites; maintain applicable databases and files; and otherwise perform a full range of related front line professional duties.  These positions are located in the Department of Environmental Conservation.

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

A bachelor's degree in agricultural engineering, agriculture, agronomy, animal science, atmospheric science, biological science, biology, botany, chemical engineering, chemical science, chemistry, civil engineering, ecology, ecosystem, management, environmental biology, environmental engineering, environmental health, environmental planning, environmental science, environmental studies, environmental toxicology, forest science, forestry, geography, geological engineering, geology, horticulture, hydrology, landscape architecture, mining, mining engineering, natural resources, natural resources conservation, natural resources management, natural resources planning, natural science, petroleum engineering, physics, urban forestry, wildlife biology, or zoology; AND two years of professional experience in the mining and/or reclamation of land.

OR

A master's or higher degree in agricultural engineering, agriculture, agronomy, animal science, atmospheric science, biological science, biology, botany, chemical engineering, chemical science, chemistry, civil engineering, ecology, ecosystem management, environmental biology, environmental engineering, environmental health, environmental planning, environmental science, environmental studies, environmental toxicology, forest science, forestry, geography, geological engineering, geology, horticulture, hydrology, landscape architecture, mining, mining engineering, natural resources, natural resources conservation, natural resources management, natural resources planning, natural science, petroleum engineering, physics, urban forestry, wildlife biology, or zoology; AND one year of professional experience in the mining and/or reclamation of land.

Appointment Information

Appointment Information

Select Candidates may also be appointed to a traineeship to this job title from the PCO eligible list. See the Select Job Titles description for more information.

To Apply

You must have or expect to receive a bachelor's or higher degree by September 1, 2020.

The 2019 PCO will be open for application from January 18, 2019. To apply for the examination for this PCO Select Job Title you must apply for the PCO examination by February 20, 2019, fill out and submit the PCO Questionnaire by April 5, 2019, and take the PCO written test in April of 2019. The application for and information about the PCO examination is at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/pco/