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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/16/22

Applications Due12/01/22

Vacancy ID116870

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleResearch Scientist 1 (Industrial Hygiene) - 17214

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $49202 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Center for Environmental Health - Bureau of Occupational Health and Injury Prevention

Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, industrial hygiene, industrial safety, engineering, environmental health, environmental science, public health, or a closely related field, and two years of post-degree professional research experience in an appropriate field; or master’s degree in one of the above fields, and one year of post-degree professional research experience in an appropriate field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in industrial hygiene, such as incident prevention, occupational safety management, or devising protective processes and controls to keep workers safe; Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) credential; broad knowledge of effects of chemicals and materials on the body and environment; experience with analysis of toxicological and epidemiological data to recognize, evaluate, and control workplace hazards; effective design controls to address hazards; knowledge of biological hazard management; knowledge of federal and state occupational safety and health regulations; good communication, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills; and strong technical writing skills.

Duties Description The Research Scientist will participate in all phases of industrial hygiene research, intervention, control, and field studies in the Center for Environmental Health's Bureau of Occupational Health & Injury Prevention. The incumbent will work under the direction of senior research staff to contribute directly to problem identification, background research and support, and evidence-based proposals and recommendations. Activities will also include identification of workplace hazards, development of research proposals and workplace evaluation plans (design and execution), collection of exposure data, evaluation of control measures, and the interpretation and presentation of results.

Additional Comments Contingent permanent or permanent, full-time, non-competitive appointment.

Candidates, please clearly indicate how you possess a full scope of relevant professional research experience for this position. Relevant fields include industrial hygiene and other areas specified on this posting.

Occasional travel, including day trips and overnights, throughout New York State to areas not served by public transportation will be required (20%). Appointees must possess a valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State.

"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 Human Resources Management Group, AJR/RS1/17214/BOHIP

Telephone (518) 486-1812

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 AJR/RS1/17214/BOHIP included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, AJR/RS1/17214/BOHIP, 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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