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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/23/21

Applications Due12/08/21

Vacancy ID94660

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleEngineer Trainee or Assistant Engineer (Environmental) - 6708

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade20

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

Salary RangeFrom $60069 to $84450 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 30%

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? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Center for Environmental Health - Capital Area Environmental Health

Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Reassignment & Transfer Opportunities: Current New York State Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent permanent status as an Assistant Engineer (Environmental), Grade 20, or current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent permanent competitive service as an Assistant Engineer, Grade 20.

Public Candidates: Please see the below Continuous Recruitment examination announcement link to learn more about Engineer Trainee (Environmental) and Assistant Engineer (Environmental) positions, and to apply for opportunities with the Department of Health:

Engineer Trainee:

Assistant Engineer (Environmental):

Duties Description This position will serve as a Regional Water Supply Field Coordinator for the Capital Area, and will be responsible for providing oversight of local health department activities in the implementation of all water supply-related programs, and working directly with hospitals and nursing homes on legionella control. The position will respond to public water supply emergencies, waterborne outbreaks, and conduct plan reviews for water supplies, bathing beaches, swimming pools, and realty subdivisions throughout the region. The position will also assist local health departments by serving as a technical resource, coordinating and providing training, conducting quarterly reviews, and ensuring consistent delivery of environmental health programs.

Additional Comments Permanent, full-time appointment. Depending on the qualifications of the candidate, the position may be filled at the Engineer Trainee level, which is equated to Grade 18, or the Assistant Engineer (Environmental), Grade 20, level. Candidates appointed to the Engineer Trainee level will be required to obtain their Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certificate within two years to maintain employment and be advanced to the Assistant Engineer (Environmental), Grade 20, level. This position involves travel which includes locations not served by public transportation (30%).

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

Name Human Resources Management Group - EGB/Engineer/06708/CAEH

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with Reference Code EGB/Engineer/06708/CAEH included in the subject line of your email or fax, or by regular mail to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/Engineer/06708/CAEH, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012. Failure to include the required Reference Code may result in a delay of processing your application. Resumes accepted until December 8th, 2021.

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