NYC DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE
The mission of the Bureau of Environmental Disease and Injury Prevention is to prevent environmental disease and injury in homes, communities, and the workplace, and to protect health by promoting healthy environments and health equity. The Bureau is comprised of five Programs – Healthy Homes, Office of Environmental Investigations, Environmental Exposure Assessment and Education, Poison Control Center, and Injury and Violence Prevention.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
Provide leadership, vision and strategic planning for the Bureau of Environmental Disease and Injury Prevention, including by overseeing the Bureau’s four program areas: Environmental Health Assessment and Communications, the Healthy Homes Program, the Injury and Violence Prevention Program and the New York City Poison Control Center.
Formulate, direct, coordinate, manage and evaluate all policies, programs, and operations to assure compliance with pertinent laws, rules, and regulations.
Oversee Bureau administrative functions, including budget, grants, procurement, and human resources.
Prioritize and secure funding for research projects; direct research efforts, including partnerships with external research organizations and universities.
Serve as Principal Investigator for key grants and funding, when appropriate. Guide dissemination of research results to maximize impact.
Collaborate with city, state and federal agencies, community-based organizations, local stakeholders, and other experts to advance the mission of the Bureau and the overarching goals of the agency. Represent the agency in meetings, conferences, and media interviews, including creating opportunities to share agency and Bureau research and accomplishments.
Provide strategic input to Deputy Commissioner and participate in the development of divisional goals and regulatory agenda, including recommendations for revisions, deletions, or additions to the New York City Health Code.
Participate in agency-wide emergency response and preparedness activities as a member of the Incident Command System. Advise the Deputy Commissioner on risk assessment and communication during environmental incidents and provide technical assistance.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and five (5) years of broad, responsible executive or administrative experience involving program management or analysis and evaluation, in a government agency, business firm, civic organization or educational institution; or
2. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience. However, all candidates must have a baccalaureate degree.
Established track record of leadership and management expertise; content area knowledge (including industrial hygiene, risk communication); strong competency in epidemiological analysis and using data to inform, drive, and improve policy and programmatic approaches; ability to communicate effectively, including experience in public speaking.
**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.
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.
As a current or prospective employee of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information on Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program, Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program and Federal Perkins Loan Cancellation and Discharge, please visit: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service.
For information on the New York State Student Loan Repayment Assistance Programs, please visit: https://www.hesc.ny.gov/repay-your-loans/repayment-options-assistance/loan-forgiveness-cancellation-and-discharge.html.
“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 # 547466.
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.
Except as otherwise provided herein, a person serving in a mayoral agency in any of the following civil service or office titles shall be a resident of the City on the date that he or she assumes such title or shall establish city residence within ninety days after such date and shall thereafter maintain city residency for as long as he or she serves in such title: agency heads, including but not limited to Commissioner, Director and Executive Director, First Deputy Commissioner, Executive Deputy Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, General Counsel, Borough Commissioner, Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Associate Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner, and other senior level staff titles, identified on a list established pursuant to section 2(b) of this Order.