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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/04/22

Applications Due01/18/22

Vacancy ID96752

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitlePublic Health Sanitarian / Sanitarian Trainee - 04349

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade14

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

Salary RangeFrom $42986 to $58028 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? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Otsego





Zip Code13820

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Transfer Candidates: Current DOH employee with permanent or contingent-permanent competitive status as a Public Health Sanitarian, G-14 OR current NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service in a qualified title G-11 or higher and eligible for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law.

Public Candidates for Provisional Opportunity (Open Competitive Minimum Qualifications):

For Sanitarian Trainee, NS: Either A. a bachelors degree, including 30 credits in the natural and applied sciences; of which at least 18 credits are in the natural sciences (defined below); Or B. an associates degree in the natural sciences AND 4 years experience in environmental health protection (defined below). (Sanitarian Trainees participate in a one-year training program to receive instruction and gain experience in performing beginning-level professional work under close supervison. Upon successful completion of the one-year traineeship, trainees are advanced to Public Health Sanitarian without further examination).

For Public Health Sanitarian, G-14: Either A. a bachelors degree in the natural sciences (defined below); Or B. a bachelors degree, including 30 credits in the natural and applied sciences, of which at least 18 credits are in the natural sciences, AND one year of experience in environmental health protection (defined below); Or C. an associates degree in the natural sciences AND 5 years experience in environmental health protection (defined below).

?Experience in Environmental Health Protection is defined as conducting inspections to determine compliance with federal, state, or local environmental laws, regulations, and established public health standards, OR experience in the notification of public health environmental hazards and the development of methods to eliminate or control such hazards and/or the spread of disease and other environmental factors impacting the health of individuals and/or the public, such as in hospitals and long term care facilities.

Duties Description As a Public Health Sanitarian or Sanitarian Trainee, you would conduct environmental health inspections to confirm compliance with Public Health Law and the State Sanitary Codes. You would be responsible for documentation, citiing deficiences to facility operators, reviewing facility plans for appropriateness and viability and conduding follow up vists to determine ongoing compliance Areas of assignment may include but are not limited to, restaurants, children's camps, hotels/motels and temporary residences, pools/beaches, mass gatherings and include the inspection of community, non-community and non-transient no-community water systems. You may also assist in health-related investigations and responses to chemical exposures or emergencies.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, EGB/04349/PHSan

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 ApplyingSubmit cover letter and resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/04349/PHSan, 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 EGB/04349/PHSan 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 January 18, 2022.

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