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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/22/17

Applications Due01/05/18

Vacancy ID46264

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleEngineering Geologist

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade15

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $47085 to $60028 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 40%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 7:30 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 50 Wolf Road

Office of Technical Services

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12232

Minimum Qualifications To be considered for permanent appointment, candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list or be eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law.

If a viable eligible list does not exist, a provisional appointment may be made in accordance with Civil Service Law. Candidates who accept a provisional appointment must take the next competitive examination and be reachable on the eligible list in order to be considered for permanent appointment.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Master’s degree in earth science, geology, geological engineering, geophysics, geochemistry, or hydrogeology;
2. OR Bachelor’s degree in earth science, geology, geological engineering, geophysics, geochemistry, or hydrogeology including or supplemented by 30 semester credit hours which must be in geology, geological engineering, geophysics, geochemistry and/or hydrogeology;
3. OR Bachelor’s or higher degree including or supplemented by at least 60 semester credit hours in geology, geological engineering, geophysics, geochemistry, hydrogeology, physics, chemistry, astronomy, earth science, atmospheric science and mathematics, 30 of which must be in geology, geological engineering, geophysics, geochemistry and/or hydrogeology.

Duties Description Duties may include, but are not limited to:

• Evaluating existing highway rock cut locations for rock slope stability and providing remediation recommendations.
• Determining optimal rock cut parameters for new highway alignments.
• Responding to rockfall events along State highways to evaluate rock slope stability and provide cleanup and remediation recommendations.
• Performing geologic investigations and providing bedrock parameters at bridge and other structure sites.
• Inspecting stonefill material for erosion protection.
• Evaluating groundwater conditions.
• Performing geophysical surveys to determine subsurface conditions including depth to bedrock.
• Serving as a technical advisor on construction projects.
• Using computer-related techniques in engineering and geologic projects.

Responsibilities also may include participating within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Additional Comments Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at
(518) 474-6988 or via email info@goer.ny.gov.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Dana Thielke

Telephone

Fax

Email Address dana.thielke@dot.ny.gov

Address

Street Technical Services

50 Wolf Road, POD 5-1

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12232

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should send a letter of interest and a current resume no later than January 5, 2018.

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