Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 01/17/24
Applications Due: 05/31/24
Vacancy ID: 148571

Position Information


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleStudent Assistant - 07148 - Oneonta

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $16.02 to $19.94 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-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? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Otsego

Street Address Center for Environmental Health - Oneonta District Office

28 Hill Street, Suite 201

City Oneonta


Zip Code13820

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be a matriculated undergraduate or graduate college student. Documentation of current matriculation and enrollment must be submitted with your resume.

Preferred Qualifications: College or graduate student interested in exploring a career in public/environmental health; ability to work independently and as part of a team; ability to problem solve effectively; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; strong interpersonal skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; experience with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) and other computer programs as needed.

Duties Description Do you enjoy the outdoors and have a passion for environmental and public health? Make your summer count by working as a Student Assistant for the New York State Department of Health’s Center for Environmental Health (CEH)!

Student Assistants support the mission of CEH by performing a variety of administrative and environmental health functions during New York State’s summer season and beyond. Student Assistant positions assist CEH district office environmental health staff by performing a variety of critical administrative support functions. Positions may also perform environmental health inspection functions in the field for the purposes of ensuring compliance with the New York State Sanitary Code and environmental health regulations.

A Student Assistant role provides interested individuals with the ability to gain real world experience in the field of public health through on-the-job training. Flexible opportunities are available from May to September, with the potential opportunity to extend into Fall 2024.

Additional Comments Temporary, part-time, non-competitive. Salary determined by academic level. Hours worked and schedule are flexible and dependent upon assignment. Must maintain matriculated student status to retain employment.

For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.

The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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

Contact Information

Name Human Resources Management Group, SG/Summer2024/SA/ONEO

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference SG/Summer2024/SA/ONEO included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, SG/Summer2024/SA/ONEO, 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.