DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is routine, technical public health work involving responsibility for making inspections and carrying out one or more specialized phases of the public health program in the Putnam County Department of Health (PCDOH) or the Putnam County Septic Repair Program (PCSRP). Work involves gathering information for use by Public Health Engineers and Public Health Sanitarians in determining compliance with local and state Sanitary Code requirements. Depending upon assignments, work is performed under general or direct supervision of a technical superior who reviews reports and provides advisory assistance when necessary. 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: Practical working knowledge and understanding of the basic principles and practices related to proper environmental health inspection of the establishments and matters mentioned above; good knowledge of acceptable compliance with provisions of the State and local Sanitary Codes related to the above establishments and matters; ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with the public; skill in inspection techniques; tact and courtesy.
Bachelor’s degree with at least fifteen (15) credit hours in natural sciences, of which no more than six (6) credit hours may be in applied sciences.
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.
* Per New York Codes, Rules and Regulations (NYCRR), Title 10, Part 11, §11.121.
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