Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/09/22
Applications Due: 05/23/22
Vacancy ID: 104510

Position Information

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleSanitarian Trainee, or Public Health Sanitarian - 16064

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade14

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

Salary RangeFrom $46529 to $62806 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 30%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Warren

Street Address Center for Environmental Health, Glens Falls District Office

77 Mohican Street

City Glens Falls


Zip Code12801

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current DOH employee with permanent or contingent-permanent competitive status as a Public Health Sanitarian, Grade 14, OR current NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service in a qualified title Grade 11 or higher, and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Public Candidates for Provisional Opportunity (Open Competitive Minimum Qualifications):

For Sanitarian Trainee, NS: Either A. a bachelor's degree, including 30 credits in the natural and applied sciences; of which at least 18 credits are in the natural sciences (defined below); Or B. an associate's degree in the natural sciences AND 4 years of experience in environmental health protection (defined below).

For Public Health Sanitarian, G-14: Either A. a bachelor's degree in the natural sciences (defined below); Or B. a bachelor's degree, including 30 credits in the natural and applied sciences, of which at least 18 credits are in the natural sciences, AND one year of experience in environmental health protection (defined below); Or C. an associate's degree in the natural sciences AND 5 years experience in environmental health protection (defined below).

**Natural sciences that are considered appropriate are biology, chemistry, physics, and earth sciences (geology and hydrology).
***Applied sciences include science-based courses in environmental technology, sanitation technology, medical technology, public health, infection control, and food science.

Experience in environmental health protection is defined as conducting inspections to determine compliance with federal, state, or local environmental laws, regulations, and established public health standards, OR experience in the notification of public health environmental hazards and the development of methods to eliminate or control such hazards and/or the spread of disease and other environmental factors impacting the health of individuals and/or the public, such as in hospitals and long term care facilities.
Substitution: a master's degree in the natural or applied sciences may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience.

Duties Description As a Sanitarian Trainee or Public Health Sanitarian, you would conduct environmental health inspections to confirm compliance with the Public Health Law and State Sanitary Code. You would be responsible for documentation, citiing deficiences to facility operators, reviewing facility plans for appropriateness and viability, and conducting follow-up vists to determine ongoing compliance. Areas of assignment may include but are not limited to, restaurants, children's camps, hotels/motels and temporary residences, pools/beaches, mass gatherings, and include the inspection of community, non-community, and non-transient no-community water systems. You may also assist with health-related investigations and responses to chemical exposures or emergencies.

Additional Comments Permanent, or provisional full-time competitive appointment. Provisional opportunities pending canvass outcome. Travel to areas not served by public transportation is required (30%).

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

Contact Information

Name Human Resources Management Group, AJR/16064/PHS/GFDO

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, cover letter, and transcript (see below) preferably in PDF format, to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with Reference Code AJR/16064/PHS/GFDO included in the subject line of your email or fax, or by regular mail to Human Resources Management Group, AJR/16064/PHS/GFDO, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012. Provisional applicants, please include a transcript that shows how you meet the degree and credit hour requirements noted in the Minimum Qualifications section. Failure to include the required information may result in a delay in processing your application. Resumes accepted until 5/23/2022.