PT - Public Health Technician

There is a part time opening in the Allegany County Health Department for a public Health Technician.

Salary Range: $18.9531 to $23.0584/hour

This is routine, subprofessional public health work involving responsibility for assisting sanitarians and engineers in carrying out the various elements of prevention and control programs affecting the public's health. The work involves gathering information for use in determining compliance with local and state Sanitary Code requirements. Depending upon assisgnments, the work is performed under the direct supervision of the Director of Environmental Health who reviews reports and provides advisory assistance when necessary. Does related work as required.

Working knowledge of environmental health principles, sanitation regulations and modern inspection methods; Working knowledge of applicable provisions of the State Sanitary Code relating to environmental public health inspections; Working knowledge of natural science and mathematics; Skill in health inspection techniques; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; Ability to read maps and drawing; Ability to solve arithmetic problems related to environmental public health inspections.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either

(a) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with an Associate's degree including a minimum of 24 semester credit hours in the physical, natural and biological sciences or

(b) Satisfactory completion of 60 semester credit hours of academic education at a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees including a minimum of 24 semester credit hours in physical, natural and biological sciences.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  Possession of a valid driver's license, and satisfactory completion of a training course approved by the New York State Department of Health within one (1) year of appointment.

Interested candidates may submit a complete Civil Service application to the Human Resource/Civil Service Department by June 1, 2017.

This is a competitive class position. Please submit the $10.00 application fee with your application.

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NYSCEHD Postal Address:  Eric Wohlers, PE, NYSCEHD Chair, c/o Cattaraugus County Health Department, 1 Leo Moss Drive, Suite 4010, Olean, NY 14760

NYSCEHD Phone / Fax Contact: Eric Wohlers, PE, Chair, Ph# 716-701-3437, Fax# 716-701-3737