PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR

Cortland County

Posted 9/14/2020

Job Type: FULL TIME, NON-COMPETITIVE CLASS

Minimum Qualification

Possession of a Master’s degree or higher in public health or a related field** from a regionally accredited or NYS registered college or university that demonstrates the core competencies of a public health education (Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management and Social and Behavior Sciences AND two (2) years of administrative experience in a health related organization or government agency that demonstrates that the candidate possesses the knowledge and skills necessary to administer public health programs including workforce and budget management, effective communication, effective establishment and implementation of policy or business goals, and compliance with legal requirements.

**Related fields include: public health nursing, health administration, community health education or environmental health.

Note: All appointments to the position of Public Health Director and the appointment and arrangements for the medical consultant are subject to the approval of the State Commissioner of Health.

*The minimum qualifications for Public Health positions are mandated under New York State Health Rules and Regulations NYCRR Title 10.  Candidates who do not meet the education or experience requirements of this section may be conditionally approved for an appointment of two years by the State Commissioner of Health with an opportunity for two additional one year conditional renewals.  Final approval of these candidates shall be contingent on satisfactory progress in meeting a public health education or experience plan developed in conjunction with and approved by the State Commissioner of Health.

*Cortland County residency required.

Pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check and /or physical required.

Salary: $83,845-102,010/yr.

To Apply

APPROVED APPLICATIONS WILL BE FORWARDED TO THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED.

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:

CORTLAND COUNTY PERSONNEL/CS
60 CENTRAL AVENUE
CORTLAND, NY  13045-2746
(607) 753-5076