Senior Public Health Engineer


April 6, 2021


ALL COUNTY EMPLOYEES AND ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES (This is a Competitive class position.)


Dr. Carol Smith, Commissioner of Health and Mental Health Department of Health, 239 Golden Hill Lane, Kingston, New York 12401


Senior Public Health Engineer / Provisional / Full-Time/ Benefited


239 Golden Hill Lane




                                                  Submit resumes to:  
                                                  Dr. Carol Smith

                                                  239 Golden Hill Lane
                                                  Kingston, NY  12401

 DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:  The work involves furnishing advice and guidance to local officials and the general public in regard to environmental health problems and the measures necessary for improvements and compliance with legal requirements; providing leadership in promotion of public health through application of environmental health practices; enforcement of the provisions of the Public Health Laws and Sanitary Codes in relation to environmental health matters.  The incumbent reports to and assists the Director of Environmental Health Services in the performance of their duties.  Does related work as required.
 FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:  Thorough knowledge of the basic principles, practices, techniques and administration of public health engineering and environmental health programs as related to water supplies and purification, sewerage and sewage disposal, stream pollution, sanitary control of restaurants and public eating places, smoke abatement, sanitary control of camps, hotels, lodging houses, boarding houses, swimming pools, bathing beaches, schools and other places, insect and rodent control, housing, public health nuisances and general sanitation; good knowledge of provisions of Public Health Law and State Sanitary Code related to the above subjects; good ability to plan, develop, direct and administer public health engineering and environmental health programs and to project and integrate these into the departmental program; good ability to prepare technical reports and correspondence; demonstrated skill in public health engineering techniques and practices; more than ordinary initiative and resourcefulness in solving difficult public health engineering problems; ability to deal satisfactorily with public and other officials; ability to develop and maintain good public relations; more than ordinary professional judgement.
 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   Possession of a current license and registration to practice professional engineering in New York State.
Special Requirement for appointment to Ulster County positions: In accordance with Ulster County Legislative Local Law Number 14 of 2007 or by other State and Federal Statutes, candidates for employment to all Ulster County positions must obtain clearance for appointment from the Department of Criminal Justice System or other mandated Federal and State regulatory authority based upon fingerprinting and a criminal history background check.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, disabled veteran status, or status as a member of any other protected group or activity