DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Work involves providing support to professional public health department personnel by performing a variety of sub-professional tasks directly related to the professional work. Responsibilities include public outreach, clerical support and a variety of sub-professional tasks directly relating to public health education and nursing. Work is performed under direct supervision of the Supervising Public Health Educator and/or the Supervising Public Health Nurse. Supervision is not a responsibility of this class. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Specific work activities and responsibilities will vary according to program assignment.
Typical duties may include any of the following:
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 AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Working understanding of the field of public health; working understanding of disease control and prevention; familiarity with County and community resources; ability to enter data, organize and maintain records, and prepare reports; ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with the public; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to follow directions both orally and in writing; accuracy; reliability; tact and courtesy.
Graduation from high school or possession of a comparable diploma and two (2) years of work experience which involved use of computer applications to manage data, maintain records and/or prepare reports.
SUBSTITUTION NOTE: Post-secondary level (High School) education may be substituted for each year of the required experience on a year for year basis as indicated above based on thirty (30) college credits per year of experience.
PLEASE 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.
Pending Jurisdictional Classification
Donald B. Smith
County Government Campus
110 Old Route 6, Building 3
Carmel, NY 10512