The Director, Center for Environmental Health provides leadership and executive direction for the CEH which consists of the Division of Environmental Health Protection, the Division of Environmental Health Assessment, and staff in the Department’s Regional Offices and District Offices. CEH, with approximately 350 employees and a budget of $64 million, implements the State’s laws, regulations, guidelines and programs designed to assess, correct, control and prevent those factors in the environment that can potentially adversely affect public health. The Center also directs or guides the work of over 150 professionals in the Department’s regional and district offices and 2,000 more in county health departments, delivering environmental health services statewide.
A Doctorate or Master’s degree in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, environmental science, epidemiology, geology, geochemistry, industrial hygiene, medicine, natural science, physical science, public health or toxicology AND seven (7) years of professional work experience with primary responsibility for investigating, assessing or controlling the human health impacts of environmental or occupational exposure to chemical, biological or radiological agents, or physical hazards. Five (5) years of this experience must have included technical leadership and supervision of technical professional staff in a governmental agency. Technical leadership must have included responsibility for scientific/technical development, implementation and on-going evaluation of program operations, budgeting, staff development, program planning, policy development and analysis.
Educational substitution – A Professional Engineer’s (P.E.) license may be substituted for the required degree.
The preferred candidate will have educational preparation and previous work experience that demonstrates skill in leading a large, complex organization with multifaceted programs, a large staff and a significant budget. S/he must be knowledgeable in and capable of applying the tools and techniques of environmental public health including engineering, epidemiology, health risk assessment and communication. Understanding the components of the state policy making/implementation process including the roles and relationships of executive, legislature, federal, state and local governmental agencies and interest groups is critical. Candidates must demonstrate the capacity to persuasively represent the Center with the agency, with other organizations, the public, elected officials and the press.
Submit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/DCEH/04001, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 or by email to email@example.com, with Reference Code EGB/DCEH/04001 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 July 14, 2017.
The New York State Department of Health directly employs over 5,000 people and more opportunities exist through Health Research Incorporated (HRI), an independent 501 (c)3 corporation established to seek and obtain grant money for the benefit of the Department. While most positions are located in Albany, many are located in regional and district offices throughout the state. The Department also di...rects and oversees patient care and research at five health care facilities:
•Helen Hayes Hospital, located in West Haverstraw, specializing in physical rehabilitation;
•New York State Veteran's Homes, long term care facilities for veterans and their dependents, located at: ?Oxford
The section on job announcements lists positions for which the Department is recruiting that are available to the general public. These announcements outline minimum qualifications, salary range, location and filing deadlines for positions to be filled and for which applications are being accepted.
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The Department of Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.