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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/01/22

Applications Due02/16/22

Vacancy ID98288

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleEnvironmental Health Program Manager 1 - 06351

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade27

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

Salary RangeFrom $95908 to $118129 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 30%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Sullivan

Street Address Center for Environmental Health - Monticello District Office

50 North Street

City Monticello


Zip Code12701

Minimum Qualifications Reassignment & Transfer Candidates: Current New York State Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as an Environmental Health Program Manager 1, Grade 27, OR current New York State employee with one or more years of contingent-permanent or permanent competitive service in a title at or above Grade 25/M-1, and eligible for transfer under Section 52.6 or 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Public Open Competitive Minimum Qualifications (Provisional Opportunity): Bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, environmental health, environmental science, environmental studies, geochemistry, geology, health science, industrial hygiene, natural science, physical science, or public health.*


Four years of professional work experience with primary responsibility for investigating, assessing, or controlling the human health impacts of environmental or occupational exposures to chemical, biological or radiological agents, or physical hazards. Two years of this experience must have included technical leadership** and supervision or oversight of technical/professional staff in a public health governmental agency.

*Degree Substitution: a master's degree in a field listed above may be substituted for one year of the required general experience; a Ph.D. in a field listed above may be substituted for two years of the required general experience.

**Technical leadership must have included responsibility for scientific/technical development, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of program operations, staffing and staff development, program planning, and policy development and analysis.

Preferred Qualifications: Two or more years of managing multiple environmental health programs and multiple staff in a district office or county health department; familiarity with environmental health program databases such as the Environmental Health Inspections and Permitting System (eHIPS), and Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS); familiarity with emergency planning and the incident command center experience.

Duties Description This position will serve as the Director of the Monticello District Office and be responsible for management and implementation of a variety of environmental health programs within Sullivan County. District offices are involved in the regulation of public water supplies, food service establishments, swimming pools, and bathing beach, temporary residences, realty subdivisions, children’s camps, mobile home parks, tobacco enforcement, tanning and tattooing, and investigation of public health nuisances.

Responsibilities will include program planning, management, and supervision of technical and support staff; public health preparedness planning and emergency response activities; and investigation of instances of environmental contamination and disease outbreaks related to environmental health factors. The position will also represent the New York State Department of Health in meetings with the general public, and State and local agencies.

Additional Comments Provisional opportunity for public candidates is pending canvass outcome. Permanent, full-time, competitive appointment. Travel to areas not served by public transportation is required (30%). Transfer candidates may be asked for their social security number to verify transfer eligibility.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, EGB/EHPM1/06351/Monticello

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 ApplyingSubmit resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with Reference Code EGB/EHPM1/06351/Monticello included in the subject line of your email or fax, or by regular mail to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/EHPM1/06351/Monticello, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012. Failure to include the required Reference Code may result in a delay of processing your application. Resumes accepted until February 16th, 2022.

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