Please note: State agencies that contact job applicants do not usually request personal or financial information via text message or over the phone in connection with your response to a job posting. If you are contacted for such information by these methods, or any other method, please verify the identity of the individual before transmitting such information to that person.
Note: For questions about the job posting, please contact the agency that posted this position by using the contact information provided on the "Contact" tab for the position.

Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/13/21

Applications Due12/31/21

Vacancy ID92762

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleResearch Scientist Assistant 1 (Analytical Chemistry) - 61814

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

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 Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

"Other" Explanation Hours may vary during budget or other high priority times.<br /> <br />

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Wadsworth Center, Biggs Laboratory

Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications "Non-Competitive: bachelor’s degree and two years of professional research experience in an appropriate field.
Substitution: master’s degree in an appropriate field may substitute for one year of the experience."

Preferred Qualifications:

An individual meeting or exceeding minimum qualifications with professional experience that includes the use of inductively coupled plasma (ICP) mass spectrometry (MS) in the analysis of natural products for organic and inorganic composition. Experience in handling Controlled Substance (CS) Inventory.

Duties Description Under the direct supervision of a Research Scientist 4, will provide technical/scientific support to the Medical Marijuana Laboratory (MML). They will perform quantitative analysis for organic/ inorganic compounds and trace contaminants in a variety of different sample types. These analyses may be for the determination of trace contaminants in medical marijuana products that are distributed throughout the state as authorized under the New York State Compassionate Care Act. The incumbent will be responsible for the analyses of metals in Medical Marijuana products, communicating with outside Registered Organizations (ROs) prior to sample accessioning, assisting in the coordination of inventories, as well as assisting in research projects and other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments Permanent, non-competitive, full-time. Since exposure to potentially hazardous substances may be involved with this position, candidates who accept appointment may be required to wear personal protective equipment, undergo pre-employment and/or periodic health evaluation, and receive specific immunizations. In addition, dependent upon the initial assignment or subsequent re-assignment, background checks may also be required.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, LK/RS1/61814

Telephone 518 486-1812

Fax 518 473-3395

Email Address


Street RM 2217, Corning Tower, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume and cover letter to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with Reference Code LK/RS1/61814 included in the subject line of your email or fax, or by regular mail to Human Resources Management Group, LK/RS1/61814, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012. Failure to include the required Reference Code may result in the delay of processing your application. Until Filled

Printable Version