Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Mined Land Reclamation Specialist 1, G-18

Occupation Group

Environment

General Information

Starting Salary

$53,339

Job Rate

$67,827

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.

Bachelor's degree in degree in Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Agronomy, Botany, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental or Natural Sciences, Forestry, Geography, Geological Engineering, Geology, Horticulture, Hydrology, Landscape Architecture, Mining, Mining Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, or Wildlife Management; and two years of professional experience in the mining and/or reclamation of land.

OR

Master's or higher degree in Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Agronomy, Botany, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental or Natural Sciences, Forestry, Geography, Geological Engineering, Geology, Horticulture, Hydrology, Landscape Architecture, Mining, Mining Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, or Wildlife Management; and one year of professional experience in the mining and/or reclamation of land.

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: https://www.cs.ny.gov/pco/advanced.placement.MQ.pdf.

Candidates may also be appointed to a traineeship to this job title from the PCO eligible list. See the Generalist Job Titles description for more information. For further appointment information, see the Appointments tab in the PCO Overview.

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: https://www.cs.ny.gov/pco/.