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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/16/19

Applications Due09/17/19

Vacancy ID73105

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAssistant Research Scientist or Research Scientist 1 (Toxic Substances) - 16478

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $45455 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address CEH, Bureau of Toxic Substances Assessment

Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower,

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Grade 14 - Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Toxicology, Chemistry, Biology, or a closely related field and at least one year of applied research experience in an area related to environmental health. Thirty graduate hours leading to an advanced degree in an appropriate field may be substituted for the required experience.
Grade 18 - Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Toxicology, Chemistry, Biology, or a closely related field and at least two years of applied research experience in an area related to environmental health; or a Master’s degree in the above fields and one year of applied research experience in an area related to environmental health.

Preferred Qualifications:
The preferred candidate will have demonstrated ability to critically evaluate and interpret technical reports, scientific studies and data, and communicate findings to colleagues, other government agencies, and the public. Preference will also be given to a candidate with working knowledge of multi-pathway human health risk assessment for agents in air, water, soil, and/or food; health impact assessment; environmental fate and transport principles; and exposure assessment methods. Basic knowledge of environmental and public health impacts associated with energy production (e.g., air pollution and noise) is also preferred. Candidates should possess excellent written and oral communication skills for both technical and general audiences, strong data management and analysis skills, good organizational skills, strong quantitative abilities.

Duties Description This Research Scientist will support Bureau programmatic and research activities related to the siting of NYS electric generating facilities (under Article 10 of NYS Public Service Law) and permitting of industrial facilities, as well as contribute to the development of energy policies/plans, health-based standards/guidelines, and risk mitigation measures. The incumbent may also be responsible for researching other environmental health concerns related to contamination of soil, food and other environmental media. The incumbent will contribute to written reports describing assessments and work in a collaborative environment and with other governmental agencies and regulatory parties. The incumbent may also respond to public inquiries on a variety of environmental health subjects in a timely manner.

Additional Comments Full time, contingent-permanent, non-competitive appointment.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group - MT/ARS1/16478

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address resume@health.ny.gov

Address

Street ESP - Corning Tower

Room 2217

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237

 

Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group MT/ARS1/16478, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to resume@health.ny.gov, with Reference Code MT/ARS1/16478 included in the subject line. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes accepted until September 17, 2019.

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