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New York State Civil Service Mapping Technologist 3 - NY HELPS in Ray Brook, New York


Agency Adirondack Park Agency

Title Mapping Technologist 3 - NY HELPS

Occupational Category I.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade 24

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

Salary Range From $88369 to $111897 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Essex

Street Address 1133 NY Route 86

PO Box 99

City Ray Brook

State NY

Zip Code 12977

Minimum Qualifications This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS). For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title may be filled via a non-competitive appointment, which mean no examination is required but all candidates must meet the minimum qualifications for the title for which they apply. At this time, agencies may recruit and hire employees by making temporary appointments. In May 2024, if a temporary NY HELPS employee is satisfactorily performing in the position, the appointment will be changed from temporary pending Civil Service Commission Action to permanent non-competitive and the official probationary period will begin.At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), it is expected employees hired under NY HELPS will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status, without having to compete in an examination. Employees will then be afforded with all the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified. To be considered for appointment through NY HELPS, or 55b/c, candidates must meet the open-competitive minimum qualifications for this position. The qualifications are: a bachelor's degree, including or supplemented by 21 semester credit hours in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), surveying, cartography, and/or photogrammetry, and nine additional semester credit hours in any combination of cartography, photogrammetry, GIS, computer science, remote sensing, photo interpretation, statistics, and/or surveying and three years of professional experience making recommendations and decisions relating to the selection, planning, and production of mapping projects and independent research and evaluation activities which require the knowledge and application of the technical principles and practices of GIS and/or photogrammetry.Substitution: An associate degree in a related field can substitute for two years of specialized experience; a bachelor’s degree in a related field can substitute for four years of experience; a master’s degree in a related field can substitute for five years of experience; and a doctorate in a related field can substitute for six years of experience.

Duties Description The Mapping Technologist 3, SG-24, is assigned to the Adirondack Park Agency and will report to the Deputy Director, Planning. Duties and tasks include but are not limited to: may be responsible for the management of computer-based cartographic information, developing, or assisting in the development and maintenance of, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and/or carryout or assist with photogrammetry related tasks such as inspecting and evaluating contractor prepared aerial photography; performing aerotriangulation; operating analytical stereoplotters; and project planning and documentation. May perform all the functions of a Mapping Technologist 1 and 2. Manages a mapping section; develops procedures and workflows to incorporate new technology and software into the mapping program; represents a mapping functional group at State, regional, or local meetings; supervises subordinate staff that may be supplemented with contract staff and/or interns; determines staff work assignments and priorities; reviews, monitors, and evaluates staff and work products; approves leave and tracks time and attendance; completes performance evaluations; trains staff, including staff from other agencies; and develops and maintains computer-based cartographic information systems tools and procedures. Develops content and design criteria for organizational unit’s internal website and/or public website; performs project-based error analysis of mapping data.

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Name Elaine Caldwell

Telephone 518-891-4050

Fax 518-891-3938

Email Address


Street 1133 NY Route 86

PO Box 99

City Ray Brook

State NY

Zip Code 12977

Notes on Applying Please email/mail your resume AND qualifying transcripts to the above address.