NYSSPE has learned that the New York State Education Department will shortly be conducting a search for a Professional Engineer (or other qualified design professional) to serve as Executive Secretary to the State Board for Professional Engineering, Land Surveying and Geology. With respect to the licensed professions, the Department’s primary charge is the protection of the health, safety and welfare of the public. We’re spreading the word about the forthcoming opening in the hopes that someone with an interest in protecting the P.E. license (as well as licensure in related fields), might be interested in the position. If you want to learn more, it is recommended that you periodically visit the NYS Education Department website: http://www.nysed.gov/hr/employment/employment-opportunities in the weeks and months ahead.
Once available the job posting will provide details regarding the scope of responsibilities and provide guidance respecting the application process. Further, NYSSPE’s Legislative Counsel, Mark Kriss, can provide a perspective regarding this opportunity. He can be reached by phone at (518) 449-2037 (x207). The position falls in the Management Confidential classification. The Secretary is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Board of Regents. Historically, the salary for this position has been based on the candidate’s experience.
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