Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details
Public Health Specialist Trainee 1 Environment, G-13
Natural and Physical Sciences
Who has this title?
You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.
Bachelor's or higher degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Geochemistry, Geology, or Industrial Hygiene.
A medical examination will be required prior to appointment to ensure that you are able to satisfactorily perform the duties of these positions with or without reasonable accommodation. Candidates will be required to complete the OSHA Respirator Questionnaire and be certified to use cartridge respirators. To obtain a complete statement of the physical and medical standards, go to http://www.cs.ny.gov/ehs/forms.cfm. You are responsible for payment of the clinical laboratory test fee.
Most employees will be appointed to the Trainee 1 job title.
Appointments to this job title require a two-year traineeship that starts at the Trainee 1, G-13, and advances, after one year of acceptable performance, to Trainee 2, G-14. After one year of acceptable performance as a Trainee 2, employees advance to the full performance, G-18, job title described above. No further Civil Service examination is required for advancement from Trainee 1 to Trainee 2, or from Trainee 2 to the full performance job title. For additional appointment information, see the Appointments tab in the PCO Overview.
Advanced Placement Appointments - For most trainee titles, employees may be able to be appointed directly to the Trainee 2 level or to the full performance title if they meet certain qualifications. This is known as advanced placement and is at the discretion of the hiring agency. View the qualifications for advanced placement, at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/pco/advanced.placement.MQ.pdf.
Appointment to the G-18 title - This job title is also filled at the G-18 level. See the Select Job Title information for Public Health Specialist 2 (Environment) to review the additional qualifications for the Public Health Specialist 2 (Environment) title.