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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/14/24

Applications Due02/29/24

Vacancy ID151162


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePublic Health Field Services Representative 1 - 24350

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 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? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Erie

Street Address Division of Epidemiology/Bureau of Tuberculosis

95 Franklin Street

City Buffalo


Zip Code14202

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# 50-002, 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# 50-002 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: Knowledge of immunizations and disease administration. Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills and the ability to work independently. At least three years Public health field experience and working with county health officials and/or private healthcare providers, providing direct patient/client services in a health, human service or community-based organization; and/or performing oversight activities in a health regulatory organization to determine compliance with appropriate laws, rules and regulations. Performing administrative duties in a public health agency or in the health-related service component of a community-based organization. The health-related service component must have an outreach or preventive health function.

Duties Description Under the supervision of the Refugee Health Coordinator this position will be responsible for Oversight of the Refugee Medical Assistance Program contracts in the Buffalo region, including technical assistance and programmatic support to contractors. Conducts on-site reviews of contractors to ensure compliance with Refugee Health Assessment agreements. Technical assistance is provided by this position to ensure contract deliverables. The PHFSR1 will make independent decisions based on available information and professional judgment and skill and will assist program managers in developing and overseeing a health data management system.

Additional Comments Occasional travel within New York State, including overnights and to locations that may not be served by public transportation, may be required.

Contingent Permanent, competitive, full-time. Two year traineeship leading to a G18. Transfer candidates may be asked for SSN to verify title history and 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/24350/PHFSR1

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 as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference NMH/PHFSR1/24350 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/PHFSR1/24350, 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 29, 2024.

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