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Date Published: 01/13/2020
Open Competitive Examination #: NonePromotional Examination #: None
Application Deadline: 01/17/2020Application Filing Fee (Non-Refundable): $0.00

The Onondaga County Health Department is currently accepting applications for the position of:

Sanitarian I

Location: 421 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY

Salary: $54,012

Hours of work: 8:30 a.m. Ė 4:30 p.m.

The work involves responsibility for performing professional activities in the investigation and inspection of non-engineering aspects of environmental health control. An employee in this class applies the principles of the natural and social sciences for the detection, evaluation, control and management of those factors in the environment which influence the publicís health.

Minimum Qualifications:
A. Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelorís Degree or higher which must include thirty (30) semester credit hours in the natural sciences, of which not more than twelve (12) credit hours may be in the applied sciences; or,

B. Five (5) years of work experience, or its part time equivalent, as an Environmental Health Technician or Public Health Technician in a New York State, County, or City Department of Health and have satisfactorily completed a public health training course approved by the State Health Department.

NOTE: The term natural science means a science such as biology, chemistry, or physics that deals with the objects, phenomena, or laws of nature and the physical world. It includes all physical and biological sciences.

The term applied science means science based courses in environmental technology, sanitation technology, medical technology, public health, infection control or food science.

When required to operate a motor vehicle, possession of a valid New York State Non-CDL or CDL including any special endorsements as required for the type of vehicle being operated.

*Minimum qualifications derived from Part 11 of the State Sanitary Code (10 NYCRR).

Name and Address where Applications/Resumes should be directed:

Lisa Letteney, Director of Environmental Health

421 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY 13202

Email: lisaletteney@ongov.net

Candidate will initially be provisional and must take the corresponding Civil Service exam, scheduled at a later date, and place high enough on the list to qualify for appointment.

"Onondaga County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer"