Minimum Qualifications Permanent transfer candidates: Current Department of Health (DOH) employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as a Health Program Administrator (G18); OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title eligible to transfer under Section 52.6, Section 70.1, or Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to a Health Program Administrator (G18), HealthProgram Administrator Trainee 1 (NS), or Health Program Administrator Trainee 2 (NS). For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following: website.https://careermobilityoffice.cs.ny.gov/cmo/gotit/index.cfm.
Public candidates: Active list candidate on the New York State Department of Civil Service’s Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list #26-570 with a score of 100 or higher OR qualified 55B/C candidate in possession of a Bachelor’s or higher degree.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience communicating professionally with various stakeholder. Strong writing and verbal skills, detail-oriented, Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook. The ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment. Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple assignments.
Duties Description The Environmental Laboratory Approval Program (ELAP) was established under Section 502 of the Public Health Law and is responsible for the oversight of ~500 laboratories performing environmental analyses on NYS samples. The incumbent will act as a program liaison to regulated parties, assisting laboratories by applying knowledge of the program, and Federal and State laws and regulations. Monitor, track, and assist with all inquiries to the program. Review documents for completeness and make decisions on staff qualifications as defined in NYS regulation. Draft correspondences with regulated parties and implement program improvements. Collect and analyze data or information and develop reports/recommendations regarding program activities or responsibilities. Issue invoices and track payments. Monitor laboratory progress with annual reapplication. Communicate with laboratories and assist with outstanding requirements for certification. Scan and file documents, including corrective action responses and proficiency testing reports. Update the program’s checklists, certification manual, website, and database. Assist other program staff and perform other duties as assigned.
Additional Comments Permanent, competitive, full-time. Two year traineeship leading to a G18. Transfer candidates may be asked for SSN to verify title history and eligibility.
We offer a work-life balance and a generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
• Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• Pension from New York State Employees’ Retirement System
• Shift & Geographic pay differentials
• Affordable Health Care options
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• NYS Deferred Compensation plan
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, and U.S. Savings Bonds
• And many more...
For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.
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: https://health.ny.gov/commissioner/index.htm
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to email@example.com, with Reference NMH/HPA/14027 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/HPA/14027, 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 February 13, 2024.