Public Health Rep 2

Grade 16

New York State has approximately 31 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Health, Department of. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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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. Public Health Rep 1

    Grade 13

  2. Public Health Rep 2

    Grade 16

  3. Public Health Rep 3

    Grade 18

  4. Public Health Rep 4

    Grade 23

  5. Public Health Rep 5

    Grade 25

  6. Public Health Rep 6

    Grade 27

Summary of Job Description

As a Public Health Representative 2, you will be responsible for planning and organizing activities and supervise and train lower level public health representatives in the conduct of public health field investigations, personal interviews and the review of records to secure or verify factual information for research and control purposes in various public health program areas such as venereal disease control and immunizations.  They establish and maintain effective liaison with local health organizations and interested groups in support of public health programs.

View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.

The NYS Title and Salary Plan provides additional information regarding other titles. If there is a classification standard available there will be a link under the column labeled STD. NO. If no link is available there is no classification standard available at this time for that title.

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 written test, you must have had four years experience as shown below:
1.    providing direct patient/client services in a health, human service or community-based organization; OR
2.    performing oversight activities in a health regulatory organization to determine compliance with appropriate laws, rules or regulations; OR
3.    performing administrative duties in a public health agency or in the health-related service component of a community-based organization.  The health-related service component must have an outreach or preventive health function; OR
4.    conducting epidemiological research including assisting in data collection, conducting patient interviews, abstracting medical records, participating in study design, and developing questionnaires and/or data analysis.  Research must have involved the study of the incidence, spread and/or control of communicable or chronic diseases.  Laboratory bench research will not be considered qualifying; OR
5.    as a registered professional nurse.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

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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