Occ. Code 1610700






New York State Department of Civil Service


Classification Standard




               Positions in this title apply professional knowledge in the supervision and direction of a regional natural resources program in the Department of Environmental Conservation.  These positions manage, develop, protect and conserve the States natural resources in cooperation with other state and federal agencies, as well as not for profit and public groups.  Natural resource program areas include: the management of fish, wildlife, and marine resources; the protection of water and wetlands; the management of more than 4 million acres of public lands; real property acquisition operations; private land forest services; regulation of oil, gas, and solution salt mining exploration, development and reclamation operations; and regulation of mined land operations and reclamation activities.  Positions in this title are classified only in the Department of Environmental Conservation.




REGIONAL SUPERVISOR OF NATURAL RESOURCES:   manages regional natural resources programs; develops policy in consultation with regional directors, deputy and assistant commissioners, division directors and assistant division directors; implements regional work plans and monitors progress towards program goals; coordinates and integrates natural resource programs throughout the Region; supervises program managers with broad areas of responsibility and significant budgets; and guides program interaction with the media, elected representatives, and the public.




Under the general supervision of the Regional Director in a region:























Promotion:  one year of permanent service in a variety of natural resources program titles, including, but not limited to:  Biologist 2 and 3 (all parenthetics); Fish Culturist 5 and 6; Forester 2 and 3; Mined Land Reclamation Specialist 2; Mineral Resources Specialist 3; Pathologist 2 (Aquatic); Pathologist 2 (Wildlife); Real Estate Specialist 2 (Conservation).



Rev:  9/15


NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.  Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class.  The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written.  Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.