Environmental Health Program Manager 4

Grade 65

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Environmental Health Program Manager 1

    Grade 27

  2. Environmental Health Program Manager 2

    Grade 29

  3. Environmental Health Program Manager 3

    Grade 64

  4. Environmental Health Program Manager 4

    Grade 65

Summary of Job Description

Environmental Health Program Managers lead technical and scientific programs engaged in preventative health activities, including but not limited to public water supply protection, radiation safety, food protection and community sanitation, environmental health risk assessment, occupational health, risk communication, and hazardous site remediation. Incumbents receive general administrative oversight, but serve as experts in their particular field, and exercise independence within their respective program areas.

Environmental Health Program Managers 3 and 4 typically serve as bureau or division directors.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of the examination, candidates must have a bachelorís degree in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, environmental health, environmental science, environmental studies, geochemistry, geology, health science, industrial hygiene, natural science, physical science, or public health AND:

seven years of professional work experience with primary responsibility for investigating, assessing, or controlling the human health impacts of environmental or occupational exposures to chemical, biological or radiological agents, or physical hazards. Two years of this experience must have included technical leadership* and supervision or oversight of technical/professional staff in a public health governmental agency.

Substitution: A masterís degree in a field listed above may be substituted for one year of the required general experience; a Ph.D. in a field listed above may be substituted for two years of the required general experience.

*Technical leadership must have included responsibility for scientific/technical development, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of program operations, staffing and staff development, program planning, and policy development and analysis.

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How to Apply

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Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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