Health, Department of
New York State employee with one or more years of permanent or contingent-permanent service as a DPPR 2, Grade 18, or one or more years of permanent or contingent-permanent service in a title eligible for transfer to DPPR 2, Grade 18, under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.
Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have knowledge of local health department and healthcare system emergency preparedness responsibilities in New York State; completion of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Incident Command System courses 100, 200, 700 and 800.
The two Disaster Preparedness Program Representative 2 positions will develop and maintain health preparedness emergency response plans, policies, and standard operating procedures for assigned health programs; work with internal and external stakeholders to coordinate emergency preparedness plans and respond to emergency events; and draft correspondence, reports, presentations, and other materials related to health emergency preparedness plans. These positions will also serve as technical experts for emergency response activities; provide situational staff supervision when appropriate for activated volunteers and other Department of Health staff in the event of an emergency; and participate in local, State, and federal emergency response trainings.
“Two positions are available. These positions are posted in anticipation of Division of the Budget approval. Eligible lists will be canvassed for these opportunities.
Full-time, permanent, competitive position. Transfer candidates may be asked for their social security number to verify eligibility. Occasional travel, including to areas that may not be served by public transportation, may be required (10%).”
“Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development
Health Care Benefits
Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
NYS Deferred Compensation
Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
And many more.. “
For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit: https://health.ny.gov/commissioner/index.htm