Health, Department of
Grade 14: Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, industrial hygiene, industrial safety, engineering, environmental health, environmental science, public health, or a closely related field, and one year of post-degree professional research experience in an appropriate field. 30 graduate hours leading to an advanced degree in an appropriate field may be substituted for the required experience.
Grade 18: Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, industrial hygiene, industrial safety, engineering, environmental health, environmental science, public health, or a closely related field, and two years of post-degree professional research experience in an appropriate field; OR a master’s degree in one of the above fields, and one year of post-degree professional research experience in an appropriate field.
Experience in industrial hygiene, such as incident prevention, occupational safety management, or devising protective processes and controls to keep workers safe; Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) credential; broad knowledge of effects of chemicals and materials on the body and environment; experience with analysis of toxicological and epidemiological data to recognize, evaluate, and control workplace hazards; effective design controls to address hazards; knowledge of biological hazard management; knowledge of federal and state occupational safety and health regulations; good communication, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills; and strong technical writing skills.
The Research Scientist will participate in all phases of industrial hygiene research, intervention, control, and field studies in the Center for Environmental Health’s Bureau of Occupational Health & Injury Prevention. The incumbent will work under the direction of senior research staff to contribute directly to problem identification, background research and support, and evidence-based proposals and recommendations. Activities will also include identification of workplace hazards, development of research proposals and workplace evaluation plans (design and execution), collection of exposure data, evaluation of control measures, and the interpretation and presentation of results.
Contingent permanent or permanent, full-time, non-competitive appointment.
Candidates, please clearly indicate how you possess a full scope of relevant professional research experience for this position. Relevant fields include industrial hygiene and other areas specified on this posting.
Occasional travel, including day trips and overnights, throughout New York State to areas not served by public transportation will be required (20%). Appointees must possess a valid driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State.
“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
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