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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/23/24

Applications Due03/08/24

Vacancy ID151992


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePublic Health Nutritionist 2 - 10081

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade24

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

Salary RangeFrom $86057 to $108638 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

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 Onondaga

Street Address Central New York Regional Office

217 S Salina St

City Syracuse


Zip Code13202

Minimum Qualifications Current New York State Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Public Health Nutritionist 2, Grade 24.

OR: New York State employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service in a title eligible for transfer to Public Health Nutritionist 2, Grade 24, under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team and handle multiple priorities. They will have experience working in a multi-faceted public health nutrition program, supervisory experience, and excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and oral and written communication skills. Additionally, they will have knowledge of maternal and child nutrition; nutritional needs associated with chronic disease and supplemental nutrition programs; familiarity with approaches to policy, systems, and environmental change; and proficiency with computer-based software packages such as Microsoft Office and Outlook.

Duties Description The Public Health Nutritionist (PHN) 2 will provide oversight and support to the Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program (HPNAP) and to Chronic Disease Nutrition Programs such as the State Physical Activity and Nutrition Program, Diabetes Program, Creating Healthy Schools and Communities, and Advancing Tobacco Free Communities.

The incumbent will provide leadership for nutrition teams within the Central NY Region, which would include HPNAP, and the Division of Chronic Disease programs. The PHN 2 will function as a liaison to other health and nutrition programs and organizations and will provide nutritional support to the Maternal Child Health program and Public Health Program Nurse staff. The incumbent will provide consultation or technical assistance to local agencies in nutrition policies and monitor the nutrition program standards of contract agencies. This position will provide supervision, guidance, and oversight to subordinate staff and contract managers, including HPNAP Program and Chronic Disease staff.

Additional Comments Full time, permanent appointment. Occasional statewide travel, including overnights and travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation is required (10%).
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Name Human Resources Management Group, RMV/PHN2/10081/CNY

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 and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference RMV/PHN2/10081/CNY included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, RMV/PHN2/10081/CNY , 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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