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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/14/22

Applications Due08/08/22

Vacancy ID102970

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePublic Health Inspector - 33 Summer Positions

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary GradeHourly

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

Salary RangeFrom $21.23 to $21.23 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 50%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Positions are available in multiple locations throughout New York State as follows: Canton (1), Syracuse (1), Geneva (3), Glens Falls (6), Hornell (4)

Monticello (7), Oneonta (6), Saranac Lake (3), Watertown (2)

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications One year of experience performing environmental health or sanitarian work, or medical or laboratory technology functions.

AND EITHER: 12 college credit hours in biology, chemistry, geology, hydrology, and/or physics;

OR: 6 college credit hours in biology, chemistry, geology, hydrology, and/or physics AND 6 college credit hours in science-based courses in one or more of the following applied sciences: environmental technology, sanitation technology, medical technology, public health, infection control, and/or food science.

Substitution:?Additional college credit hours in the disciplines listed above beyond those required to meet the minimum qualifications may be substituted for the required experience at the rate of 15 credit hours equaling six months.

You must include a transcript(s) indicating how you meet the qualifying credit hours options listed above. The transcript should include course names, credit hours, and name of the college where your college credits were obtained. Failure to include this information will result in disapproval or a delay in processing your application.

Duties Description Seasonal Public Health Inspectors support the work of the Department of Health's Center for Environmental Health by performing environmental health inspection functions during the summer season. Positions conduct routine sanitary code inspections of temporary residences (such as hotels, motels, campgrounds, mobile home parks, and lodging and rooming houses), as well as food service establishments, pools, beaches, and water supplies, pursuant to specific sections of the New York State Sanitary Code.

Additional Comments Temporary, seasonal employment for the summer season, starting as early as mid-May, and ending as late as late September. Occasional Saturday work may be required. These positions require extensive travel, and travel percentages vary by position. Appointees will be required to provide their own transportation, as inspection responsibilities extend over wide urban and rural areas. Mileage reimbursement is provided for use of personal vehicles. At the time of appointment, candidates will have to demonstrate their capacity to meet all transportation needs in carrying out their field work responsibilities.

Candidates, please specify which location(s) you are applying for.

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

Name Human Resources Management, AJR/PHI/2022

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 ApplyingPlease submit your resume, cover letter, and transcript(s), preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference AJR/PHI/2022 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, AJR/PHI/2022, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395.

Candidates, please specify which location(s) you are applying for.

Failure to include the required information, including transcripts, may result in disapproval or a delay in processing your application.

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