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Environmental Analyst Trainee 1, G-13

Occupation Group

Natural and Physical Sciences

General Information

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Job Description

Environmental Analysts manage project reviews and perform technical environmental analysis, research, and field investigations to determine the environmental impact of such projects as energy generation and transmission facility siting; navigation channel dredging; residential, commercial, and industrial development; water supply and wastewater systems; transportation infrastructure improvements; and environmental enhancement projects.  Employees will review project impacts; coordinate environmental reviews with other State agencies and other governmental entities; identify permit requirements; identify potential issues; manage projects; recommend actions; and may supervise subordinate staff.  These positions are located in the Department of Environmental Conservation and the Division of Housing and Community Renewal.

Trainees will receive a combination of structured training, on-the-job training, and/or practical job performance to gain the knowledge and experience necessary to function at the full performance level.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Bachelor's or higher degree in Archeology; Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Planning, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Geography, Geological Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Land Use Planning, Natural Science, or Physical Science.

Examples of non-qualifying degrees are, but not limited to, Criminal Justice, Cultural Anthropology, Environmental and Business Economics, Environmental Health Policy, Public Health, Science Education or any education discipline, Urban or City Planning.

Appointment Information

Appointment Information

Most employees will be appointed to the Trainee 1 job title.

Appointments to this job title require a two-year traineeship that starts at the Trainee 1, G-13, and advances, after one year of acceptable performance, to Trainee 2, G-14. After one year of acceptable performance as a Trainee 2, employees advance to the full performance, G-18, job title described above. No further Civil Service examination is required for advancement from Trainee 1 to Trainee 2, or from Trainee 2 to the full performance job title. For additional appointment information, see the Appointments tab in the PCO Overview.

Advanced Placement Appointments - For most trainee titles, employees may be able to be appointed directly to the Trainee 2 level or to the full performance title if they meet certain qualifications. This is known as advanced placement and is at the discretion of the hiring agency. View the qualifications for advanced placement, at:

To Apply

To apply for the examination for this PCO Select Job Title you must apply for the PCO examination by February 22, 2017, fill out and submit the PCO Questionnaire by April 5, 2017, and take the PCO written test in April of 2017. The application for and information about the PCO examination is at: