DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is professional public health work in non-engineering fields of environmental health which involves responsibilities of a complex nature in the administration of multiple specialized public health protection programs. The Associate Public Health Sanitarian is distinguished from the Senior Public Health Sanitarian by the greater complexity of administrative and supervisory responsibilities relative to public health protection programs. General supervision is received from the Commissioner of Health and direct supervision by the Director of Environmental Health Services. The administrative responsibilities of this position are typically performed independently. Supervision is exercised over a number of public health protection employees. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Comprehensive knowledge of environmental health principles, techniques, and practices, and administration of sanitation laws and regulations, and modern inspection methods; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to train others in environmental health work; good professional judgment; tact and courtesy.
Bachelors degree with at least thirty (30) credit hours in natural sciences, of which no more than twelve (12) credit hours may be in applied sciences, and two (2) years of experience as a Senior Public Health Sanitarian.
* Per New York Codes, Rules and Regulations (NYCRR), Title 10, Part 11.
NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
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Donald B. Smith
County Government Campus
110 Old Route 6, Building 3
Carmel, NY 10512