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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/02/22

Applications Due12/16/22

Vacancy ID117881

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePublic Health Field Services Representative 1 (or Trainee) - 22807

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $46529 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

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? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Onondaga

Street Address Division of Epidemiology/Bureau of Immunization

217 E. S. Salinas St.

City Syracuse


Zip Code13205

Minimum Qualifications Current NYS Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Public Health Field Services Representative 1 (G18), OR current NYS DOH employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent competitive or non-competitive service as a Public Health Representative 2 (G16) or Public Health Representative 3 (G18) and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service in a title at or above G11 and eligible to transfer to Public Health Field Service Representative Trainee 1 under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law by having a specialized bachelor’s degree and obtained a passing score on the current NYS Department of Civil Service Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) select titles eligible list# 50-001, Public Administration Traineeship Transition (PATT) eligible list# 00-437, or Public Health Field Services Representative Trainee 1 list# 00-464.

Public Candidates: Active list candidate on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) select titles eligible list #50-001 with a score of 100 or higher, OR qualified 55-b/55-c candidate in possession of a bachelor's or higher degree.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in public health or epidemiology. Knowledge of immunization and vaccine preventable disease. Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills. Ability to work independently. Public health field experience, and experience working with county health officials and private health care providers. The candidate must be highly motivated, possess excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Preferred candidate will demonstrate experience in monitoring government contracts, working with stakeholder coalitions, facilitating large groups and/or administration of health programs. Strong computer and database skills are required.

Duties Description The Public Health Field Services Rep is part of the Bureau of Immunization field staff team in the Central NY Region. The incumbent will educate and assist local public health staff, immunization providers and the general public in the area of immunization and vaccine preventable diseases. The incumbent’s primary function will be to conduct activities to ensure compliance with Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program and COVID-19 Vaccination Program requirements.

Additional Comments Permanent, Competitive Full Time. This is a two-year traineeship beginning at a G13 and leading to a G18. Transfer candidates may be asked for their SS# to verify eligibility.

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, NMH/22807/PHFSR1/EPI-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, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference NMH/22807/PHFSR1/EPI-CNY included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/22807/PHFSR1/EPI-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. Resumes will be accepted until December 16, 2022.

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