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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/21/21

Applications Due06/04/21

Vacancy ID87208

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHealth Systems Specialist 1 (EMC) - 52026

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 50%

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 Onondaga

Street Address Central NY Regional Office,

217 S. Salina Street

City Syracuse


Zip Code13202

Minimum Qualifications Current NYS Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent-permanent competitive status as a Health Systems Specialist 1 (EMC), G-18 or NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service as a Health System Specialists 1 (EMC)

Provisional appointment: currently certified by the NYS Department of Health as an emergency medical technician or advanced emergency medical technician AND have two years direct emergency medical services experience, responding to a patient(s) and providing care in an ambulance service, advanced life support-first response service, or basic life support-first response service. In addition to the two years of direct emergency medical services experience, you must also have four years of administrative experience in an emergency medical services organization.

Substitution: An associates degree may be substituted for two years of the administrative experience. A bachelors degree or higher may be substituted for four years of the administrative experience.
* Administrative experience in an emergency medical services organization includes work as a program director, operational supervisor, administrative manager, educational coordinator, executive director, line officer, board member or comparable administrative position within an EMS educational program, *management program,*governmental office or military service. All experience must be verifiable and show familiarity with the operational, administrative, educational, and/or legal aspects of the NYS EMS system.

*Management program The organization and coordination of the activities of an EMS agency resulting in the achievement of defined objectives.

Experience in a secretarial or clerical position will not be considered qualifying. Clinical and administrative experience in an institutional or other non-pre-hospital setting such as an emergency department, hospital, urgent care facility, or medical office will not be considered qualifying.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred Certification: Current Paramedic Certification. The preferred candidate would have a working knowledge of Public Health Law (PHL) Article 30 and 10NYCRR Part 800; be able to handle multiple diverse tasks and would have strong organizational skills and attention to detail; be able to work independently as well as part of a team in planning and implementing work-related activities; have supervisory experience; have experience in conducting investigations, reviewing complaints from the public, reviewing and evaluating various records and documentation, and experience in preparing reports for review by superiors; and have a high level of competence using the following computer programs:  Excel , Microsoft Outlook, and Word.

Duties Description As a Health Systems Specialist 1 (EMC), you would work with pre-hospital care providers, ambulance services, first response agencies and EMS course sponsors. You may administer the certification and inspection program for ambulance services and other pre-hospital medical services; investigate complaints against ambulance services, pre-hospital care personnel and EMS education training agencies; monitor compliance by certified providers and EMS training agencies; review public function and mass gathering applications; work with local, state and federal management offices to develop and implement disaster management plans and mutual aid agreements; and serve as Department of Health liaison with regional or local EMS councils and regional emergency medical advisory committees.

Additional Comments This position requires travel including areas that may not be served by public transportation.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, LD/52026/HSS1EMC

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street RM 2217, Corning Tower Building, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit cover letter and resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, LD/52026/HSS1EMC, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or fax to (518)473-3395, or by email to, with Reference Code LD/52026/HSS1EMC 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 will be accepted until June 4, 2021.

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