New York State Department of Health
From $69603 to $88124 Annually
Health, Department of
Environmental Laboratory Consultant - 14024
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PS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)
From $69603 to $88124 Annually
Hours Per Week
Compressed workweek allowed?
1450 Western Ave
Provisional: A bachelor’s degree in the natural sciences, including or supplemented by 24 college credits in chemistry, and four years of post- bachelor’s, professional-level laboratory experience performing chemical, physical, microbiological and/or microscopical analysis of environmental samples, one year of which must include administering a quality assurance/quality control program for a laboratory to a national standard. One year of experience as a technical director, manager or supervisor for an accredited lab may be substituted for the quality assurance/quality control experience on a month-by-month basis.
*Selected candidates will be required to take and pass an appropriate Civil Service examination after appointment and be immediately reachable from the resulting eligible list.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of environmental laboratory standards, quality assurance, audits, and applicable laws and regulations. Ability to apply knowledge from laboratory settings to regulatory enforcement and compliance activities. Two additional years relevant experience. Ability to work independently as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. The preferred candidate will have and maintain the Environmental Protection Agency Drinking Water Laboratory Certification as required by state and federal laws, rules and regulations..
Environmental Laboratory Consultants (ELC) inspect laboratories performing environmental analysis, evaluate the performance of environmental laboratories, document findings, perform follow up activities, and investigate alleged violations and reported incidents. Provide consulting services to assist laboratories in improving methodologies and procedures and periodically assist with program and proficiency test development and review.
Provisional, competitive, full-time appointment. IMPORTANT: This position requires extensive year-round field work and overnight travel within and outside the state, including international travel, including areas not served by public transportation. At the time of appointment, and continuously thereafter, you may be required to have a valid passport or enhanced driver’s license, and a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your ability to meet the transportation needs of the job.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Human Resources Management Group - PM/ELC/14024
Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower
The New York State Department of Health directly employs over 5,000 people and many more through Health Research Incorporated (HRI), a corporation established to coordinate grant money obtained by the Department. While most positions are located in Albany, many are located in regional and district offices throughout the state. The Department also directs and oversees patient care and research at five health care facilities: * Helen Hayes Hospital, located in West Haverstraw, specializing in physical rehabilitation;