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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/23/24

Applications Due03/08/24

Vacancy ID151960

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleSenior Sanitarian - 51630

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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? Yes

County New York

Street Address MARO- Division of Hospital and Diagnostic and Treatment Centers

90 Church Street

City New York


Zip Code10007

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current NYS DOH employee with permanent status as a Senior Sanitarian, G-18.

Provisional Promotion Candidates: Current NYS DOH employee with one year of permanent competitive service as a Public Health Sanitarian, G-14.

Open-competitive Provisional: Either 1. A bachelor's degree including or supplemented by 30 qualifying* semester credit hours and two years of experience in environmental health protection**;

Or 2. A master's degree including or supplemented by 30 qualifying* semester credit hours and one year of experience in environmental health protection**.

*Qualifying semester credit hours include: animal science, biochemical engineering, biochemistry, biological sciences, biology, biophysics, chemical engineering, chemical science, chemistry, civil engineering technology, conservation biology, earth science, ecohydrology, electrical engineering, electrical science, emergency management, engineering science, engineering technology, environmental biology, environmental engineering, environmental health, environmental science, environmental studies, fire science, geochemistry, geology, health physics, health science, industrial hygiene, mechanical engineering, medical science, medical technology, microbiology, natural sciences, nursing, occupational health, occupation health and safety, physical science, physics, pre-med, structural engineering, toxicology, water resources engineering, water resource management, and water resources.

**Qualifying Experience: For the purposes of this exam, 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 identification and 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 heath of individuals and/or the public, such as in hospitals and long term care facilities.

Preferred Qualifications: Must have strong interpersonal, problem solving, decision-making and time management skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all internal and external stakeholders. Good verbal and written communication skills. Work well alone and in a team setting. Ability to observe and apply observations to regulatory standards. Must be able to go into all areas of the buildings. Ability to effectively interpret laws and regulations governing end stage renal disease centers. Knowledgeable about Life safety code and sanitary codes of NYS and localities.

Duties Description This position is one of an inspector/sanitarian in the Hospital and Diagnostic & Treatment Centers (D&TC) program. The major duty of this position is surveillance of ESRD facilities. This involves routine federal surveys, complaint surveys, Certificate of Need reviews and pre-opening surveys. The incumbent will take the lead on investigating and enforcing the provisions of the Federal End Stage Renal Disease regulations, Public Health Law and New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations relating to environmental health, maintenance, general sanitation, and fire/safety. These provisions may include other technical standards, including those of the National Fire Protection Association, the National Plumbing Code, etc. The incumbent will determine the compliance of facilities or assess public health problems in the following areas: structure and space provisions; mechanical and electrical systems; ventilation/air con editioning /heating; fire safety (structural and operational); housekeeping; maintenance; laundry, infection control; pest control; solid waste disposal; water supply; plumbing; sewage disposal; accident prevention; disaster preparedness; hazardous wastes/biohazard wastes; air pollution; and medical systems. The incumbent will also apply the principles of biological and physical sciences and skills of assessing environmental features to maintain, protect, and improve the health and safety of individuals receiving services at ESRD facilities. The incumbent will assist with policy interpretation to staff, providers, and other governmental agencies. The incumbent will complete written reports, citation writing, and informational memos as part of the inspection process. The incumbent will assist other inspectors as needed. Respond to emergencies such as fires, weather related emergencies, etc. as needed. Additionally, supervision of lower level staff may be required. Other State and Federal work as required.

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..

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Name Michael Mangano

Telephone (518) 486-5446

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217 Corning Tower Empire State Plaza

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 MM/SS/51630 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, MM/SS/51630, 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.

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