Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/16/22
Applications Due: 06/06/22
Vacancy ID: 104991

Position Information

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Systems Specialist 1 EMC - 52008

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $61270 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Onondaga

Street Address 217 South Salina Street

City Syracuse


Zip Code13202

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Current NYS Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent-permanent competitive status as a Health Systems Specialist 1 (EMC), G-18 or NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service as a Health System Specialists 1 (EMC)

Provisional appointment: New York State DOH Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMTB), or Advanced EMT – Intermediate (AEMT-I) certification; and four years of administrative experience in an EMS program. Administrative experience includes work as a professional EMS planner; county or regional emergency medical administrator/coordinator, administrator or officer position with an ambulance squad, or EMS educator or trainer.

Substitution: EMS experience in an ambulance service, or advanced support-first response service, may be credited on a month-for-month basis for up to two years of the required experience. College study may be substituted for up to 2 years of the required experience at the rate of 30 credit hours for 1 year of experience.

Experience in a secretarial or clerical position will not be considered qualifying. Clinical and administrative experience in an institutional or other non-pre-hospital setting such as an emergency department, hospital, urgent care facility, or medical office will not be considered qualifying.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred Certification: Current Paramedic Certification. The preferred candidate would have a working knowledge of Public Health Law (PHL) Article 30 and 10NYCRR Part 800; be able to handle multiple diverse tasks and would have strong organizational skills and attention to detail; be able to work independently as well as part of a team in planning and implementing work-related activities; have supervisory experience; have experience in conducting investigations, reviewing complaints from the public, reviewing and evaluating various records and documentation, and experience in preparing reports for review by superiors; and have a high level of competence using the following computer programs: Excel , Microsoft Outlook, and Word.

Duties Description As a Health Systems Specialist 1 (EMC), you work with pre-hospital care providers, ambulance services, first response agencies and EMS course sponsors. Monitor EMS system performance and conduct surveillance and enforcement of New York State Public Health Laws and Regulations. The HSS 1 (EMC) may administer the certification and inspection program for ambulance services and other pre-hospital medical services; auditing course sponsors and inspecting Title 10 NYCRR Part 18 events for compliance with Article 30 PHL and Title 10 NYCRR Part 800, investigate complaints against ambulance services, pre-hospital care personnel and EMS course sponsors; monitor compliance by certified providers and EMS education programs; review public function and mass gathering applications; work with local, state and federal management offices to develop and implement disaster management plans and mutual aid agreements; and serve as Department of Health liaison with regional or local EMS councils and regional emergency medical advisory committees. The HSS 1 (EMC) may also, during times of declared disaster, be deployed to affected locations anywhere in NYS or to the State’s Emergency Operations Center in Albany. HSS 1 (EMC) may be assigned other duties as directed by the Commissioner of Health or Bureau Leadership.

Additional Comments "Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.. "

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

Contact Information

Name Human Resources Management Group, LD/HSS1EMC/52008

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street RM 2217, Corning Tower Building, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference LD/HSS1EMC/52008 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, LD/HSS1EMC/52008, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until May 31, 2022.