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New York State Civil Service Public Health Inspector - 6511-6518 in Glens Falls, New York


Agency Health, Department of

Title Public Health Inspector - 6511-6518

Occupational Category I.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade Hourly

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

Salary Range From $22.53 to $22.53 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 30%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Warren

Street Address Center for Environmental Health - Glens Falls District Office

77 Mohican Street

City Glens Falls

State NY

Zip Code 12801

Minimum Qualifications One year of experience in environmental health protection, public health, or laboratory technology (medical, microbiological or environmental), AND (1) either 12 credit hours in biology, chemistry, geology, hydrology, and/or physics, OR (2) 6 credit hours in courses listed above AND 6 credits hours in applied sciences (environmental technology, sanitation technology, medical technology, public health, infection control or food science).Substitution: Additional college credit hours beyond those required to meet the minimum qualifications may be substituted for the required experience at the rate of 30 credit hours equaling one year.Candidates, a copy of your transcript indicating the courses you completed that meet the 12 qualifying credit hours listed above must be included. The transcript should include course names, credit hours, and the name of the institution where your college credits were obtained. Failure to include this information may result in delay or disapproval of your application.Preferred Qualifications: Individuals interested in exploring a career in public/environmental health; ability to work independently and as part of a team; ability to problem solve effectively; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; strong interpersonal skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; experience with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) and other computer programs as needed.

Duties Description Do you enjoy the outdoors and traveling to scenic locations in New York State? Do you have an interest in environmental health? Do you enjoy field work and working with a variety of different organizations? Make your summer count by working as a seasonal Public Health Inspector for the New York State Department of Health’s Center for Environmental Health (CEH)! Seasonal Public Health Inspectors support the mission of CEH by performing environmental health inspection functions during New York State’s summer season. Positions conduct field inspections of temporary residences such as campgrounds, hotels, motels, and lodging and rooming houses; pools, beaches, and water supplies; and food service food establishments, for the purposes of ensuring compliance with the New York State Sanitary Code and environmental health regulations. A Public Health Inspector role provides interested individuals with the ability to gain real world experience in the field of public health through on-the-job training, with the potential to be rehired every summer. Flexible opportunities begin in early May and extend through September 2024.

Additional Comments Temporary, seasonal employment for the upcoming summer season. Occasional Saturday work may be required. These positions require extensive travel, and travel percentages vary by position. Appointees will be required to provide their own transportation, as inspection responsibilities extend over wide urban and rural areas. Mileage reimbursement is provided for use of personal vehicles. At the time of appointment, candidates will have to demonstrate their capacity to meet all transportation needs in carrying out their field work responsibilities.For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts. The NYS Department of Health is committed to making New York a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. Understanding health equity, social determinants of health and health disparities is critical to accomplish our goal of eliminating health disparities. For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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Name Human Resources Management Group, SG/Summer2024/PHI/GF

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 Applying Please submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference SG/Summer2024/PHI/GF included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, SG/Summer2024/PHI/GF, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position.