Public Health Technician Trainee Job opening - Orange Country state New York ( Job openings )
Orange Country , state New York
( By Press Release office)
2022-01-24T00:00 - 2022-02-23T00:00 | 37 | 2
Applications are now being accepted by the Department of Health to fill two (2) Public Health Technician Trainee vacancies.
Civil Service Examination is a requirement for appointment to become permanent. Competitive Examination to be announced at a later date.
An employee in this class undergoes on-the-job training to become qualified as a Public Health Technician. Under close supervision, the employee learns and assists in carrying out various elements of prevention and control programs affecting the public's health by performing such work as inspection of permitted facilities such as restaurants, hotels, children’s camps for compliance with NYS Sanitary Code requirements, inspections of water supply systems, collection of drinking water samples, technical data entry, soil evaluation, general field work, etc., to ensure compliance with the State Sanitary Code. Incumbents may be required to work evenings and/or weekends.
Employment in this title is limited to one (1) year. Upon successful completion of the one-year training term the employee is promoted to the title of Public Health Technician.
: An Associate’s Degree or completion of 60 credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees, with a minimum of fifteen (15) credit hours in the natural sciences, of which not more than six (6) credit hours may be in the applied sciences.
: Must possess and maintain throughout employment a valid driver’s license and satisfactorily complete a public health training course approved by the New York State Health Department within two (2) years of appointment.
The term natural science shall mean a science such as biology, chemistry or physics that deals with the objects, phenomena, or laws of nature and the physical world. It shall include all physical and biological sciences. The term applied science shall mean science based courses in environmental technology, sanitation technology, medical technology, public health, infection control or food science
New Employees: Grade 10, step 02: $24.8982 per hour ($45,314.72/annually)
*Following one year of successful traineeship, Grade 11, Step 03: $28.8473 per hour ($52,502.09/annually)
County Employees – According to CSEA contract
CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION WILL BE REQUIRED
Examination date to be announced at a later date
FINAL CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT TO A FINGERPRINT CHECK AND CRIMINAL HISTORY AND BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION. COSTS RELATED TO SUCH INVESTIGATION SHALL BE BORNE BY THE APPLICANT.
SEND APPLICATION AND COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS* BY FEBRUARY 15, 2022, TO:
Orange County Department of Health
124 Main Street
Goshen, NY 10924
Applications may be obtained at www.orangcountygov.com
*Transcripts downloaded from the Internet, grade reports or copies that do not identify the educational institution are unacceptable for purposes of qualification.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Date of Issue: 1/24/2022; pos#26831, #26807
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