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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/12/23

Applications Due09/26/23

Vacancy ID139133

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePublic Health Nutritionist 3 - 45520

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade27

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

Salary RangeFrom $100761 to $124107 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 Albany

Street Address Division of Nutrition - Bureau of Child and Adult Care Food Programs

Riverview Center, 150 Broadway, Suite 600

City Menands


Zip Code12204

Minimum Qualifications "Current New York State Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Public Health Nutritionist 3, Grade 27.

Promotion Provisional - Current New York State Department of Health employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service as a Public Health Nutritionist 2. "

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have strong management and supervisory skills; experience working with federal nutrition programs; proficiency in policy analysis including review of legislation and regulations; exceptional leadership; organizational and analytical skills; and written and verbal communication skills.

Duties Description "The Bureau of Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP) is a federally funded public health nutrition program which provides reimbursement for healthy meals and snacks served to children in family day care homes, day care centers, emergency shelters, afterschool programs and adults in other programs.

The Public Health Nutritionist (PHN) 3 serves as Director of the Program Administration Section and oversees the daily management of the section. The incumbent will assess program activities ensuring that federal regulations are met, facilitate and oversee outreach efforts, and engage in strategic planning activities. The position directs over 26 professional staff who monitor approximately 1,300 Sponsoring Organizations and provide technical assistance for complex matters involving program eligibility determinations, suspected fraud and abuse, serious deficiencies, terminating providers, assessing implementation of program policies, and assisting with State and federal audits.

Additional Comments The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

"Full time, contingent permanent or provisional appointment. Occasional statewide travel, including overnights and travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation is required (20%).
Transfer candidates, you may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility. Provisional appointment is pending canvass outcome. "

"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.. "

For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, RMV/PHN3/45520/DON

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 Applying Please submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference RMV/PHN3/45520/DON included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, RMV/PHN3/45520/DON, 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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