DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE
EPR-EMR. Field Ops
City of New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 125 Worth Street, Room 930 New York, NY 10013 DIVISION: Emergency Preparedness and Response BUREAU: Bureau of Emergency Field Operations OFFICE WORK UNIT CODE: 5019 OFFICE WORK UNIT: EPR-EMR.FIELD OPS OFFICE TITLE: Data and Technology Analyst CIVIL SERVICE TITLE: City Research Scientist II-21744-02 BOROUGH OF POSITION: Queens HOURS: 35 HIRING MANAGER: David T Starr, Crystal D Dukes CATEGORY 1: CATEGORY 2: POSITION NUMBER: 004770 IS JOB GRANT-FUNDED? No GRANT RC CODES: JOB DESCRIPTION: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene(NYCDOHMH)’s Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response(OEPR)was created to promote DOHMH’s and NYC’s ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from health emergencies. OEPR coordinates agency-wide emergency preparedness planning, exercises and training, evaluation of incident response, exercise performance and coordinating with community stakeholders, city, state & federal partners on public health emergency planning and response. OEPR’s work focuses on promoting and protecting public health through emergency preparedness and response; and recognizes that social inequities negatively impact our efforts to maintain and improve the health of NYC during and after a disaster. With these inequities in mind, OEPR is also working to improve its application of a social justice and racial equity lens to its emergency preparedness and response work. OEPR’s employees are expected to align their work with OEPR’s efforts to combat the harmful effects of systemic injustices on communities and work towards the most equitable post-disaster public health outcomes possible. DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: Conduct research and analysis using a variety of quantitative methods across units including: Planning, Training, and Community Development, Operations and Logistics, and Clinical Planning; Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop and maintain procedures, systems, and applications to support emergency field operations; Lead teams across Operations, DIITT, and DOITT on ways to best leverage, utilize, and even establish standards on the use and application of data, data formats, and data analytical tools across projects; Act as a Project Manager to identify gaps in programmatic and IT related processes and ensure improvements are being addressed; Develop targeted reports, dashboards, and data visualization models that surface key information about emergency field operations data; Support the conduct of geographic information system research and processes to improve staff and deployment and population targeting using geocoding and geospatial analysis; Assist with the conduct of trainings, including facilitating training modules and reviewing training curriculum; Manage large datasets within SQL Server Database across multiple servers Participate in the development and implementation of exercises and drills; Conduct ad-hoc analyses and research to provide additional analytic support as needed to inform planning efforts and to support other units; Serve as a key member of the DOHMH Incident Command System during emergency responses, which may include 24 hour availability.
Minimum Qual Requirements:
1. For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health. To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have: 1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or 2. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or 3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to 1 or 2 above. However, all candidates must have at least a master’s degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years of experience described in 2 above. Two years as a City Research Scientist Level I can be substituted for the experience required in 1 and 2 above. NOTE: Probationary Period Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.
– Experience managing, blending, analyzing, and reporting on quantitative data from multiple sources; – Ability to develop and manage multiple IT related projects, excellent verbal and written communication skills; – Ability to design research projects,
**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES: Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as: • A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license. • Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title. • Current Resume • Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone) Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses. If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card. **LOAN FORGIVENESS The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements. Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service FINAL APPOINTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT & BUDGET APPROVAL”
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply. All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law. NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your resume that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program.
Work Location 1:
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
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