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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/07/18

Applications Due09/21/18

Vacancy ID58745

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAssistant Research Scientist/Research Scientist 1 (Toxic Substances) – 04600

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $45455 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Center for Environmental Health

Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Grade 14 - Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Health or Science, Toxicology, Pharmacology or another closely related field and at least one year of applied research experience in an area related to human health risk assessment. Thirty graduate hours leading to an advanced degree in an appropriate field may be substituted for the required experience.
Grade 18 - Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Health or Science, Toxicology, Pharmacology or another closely related field and at least two years of applied research experience in an area related to human health risk assessment or a Master’s degree in the above fields and one year of applied research experience in an area related to human health risk assessment.

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have demonstrated ability to critically evaluate and interpret scientific studies and data, and knowledge of chemical or physical environmental agents and their public health implications in program areas such as drinking water, energy development, indoor air quality, or ambient air quality. Preference will be given to candidates with: experience conducting human health risk assessments; excellent written and oral communication skills for both technical and general audiences; strong data management and analysis skills; and good organizational skills.

Duties Description The incumbent will participate in evaluating public health risks from exposure to chemical contaminants in environmental media (water, air, soil, food), or exposure to other agents such as environmental noise, using available scientific data. These evaluations will use qualitative and quantitative risk assessment concepts and methods to evaluate risk, set exposure standards or guidelines, and recommend approaches to reduce risk. The incumbent will be responsible for developing or contributing to a variety of written reports describing the risk analyses in a timely manner, and will respond to public inquiries on a variety of environmental health subjects.

Additional Comments Permanent, non-competitive, fulltime.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources Management Group - MT/RS 18-14/04600

Telephone (518)-486-1812

Fax (518)-473-3395

Email Address resume@health.ny.gov

Address

Street Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237

 

Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, MST/RS 18-14/04600, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to resume@health.ny.gov, with Reference Code MST/RS 18-14/04600included in the subject line. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until September 21, 2018.

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