Director of Environmental Health Services

Saratoga County

Posted 10/4/2021

Job Type: Environmental

Director of Environmental Health 10 2021


This is an administrative position in the Saratoga County Department of Public Health.
As Director of Environmental Health Services in a municipal public health department, the work is of a professional,
environmental health nature involving responsibilities of a high order in relation to planning, directing, and
supervising the environmental health program. The work entails furnishing advice and guidance to local
officials and the general public regarding environmental health problems and the measures necessary for
improvements and compliance with legal requirements; in providing leadership in promotion of public health
through application of environmental health practices; enforcement of the provisions of the Public Health Law
and local and State Sanitary Codes in relation to environmental health matters. Work entails the administration
and direction of the whole environmental health section or division. Work is performed under the general
supervision of the Commissioner of Health with considerable leeway allowed for the exercise of independent
judgment. Direct supervision may be exercised over environmental health staff. The incumbent does related
work as required.

Minimum Qualification

The Preferred minimum qualifications for this position are…
A Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited, or NYS registered college or university, in Sanitary, Environmental, Chemical, Civil or Public Health Engineering (or a related natural science engineering field),
AND three (3) years of experience that must have included at least two (2) years of administrative and supervisory responsibilities as a Supervising Engineer or Supervising Sanitarian; OR five (5) years of environmental health experience that included two (2) years of supervisory responsibilities that demonstrates the candidate has the technical and administrative skills necessary to manage programs that can anticipate, recognize and respond to environmental health challenges.

Special Requirement

NOTE: A Master’s Degree in Public or Environmental Health, or a field that demonstrates the five core competencies of a public health education (Biostatistics, Environmental Health Services, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management and Social and Behavior Sciences) may be substituted for up to two (2) years of the required environmental health experience.

Salary: $95,472/annual

To Apply

Qualified candidates may submit their application and resume as follows:
ATTN: Personnel Officer – Civil Service Division
Applications will also be accepted in person and by mail at the following address:
Saratoga County Human Resources Department
40 McMaster Street
Ballston Spa, New York 12020
Applications will continue to be accepted until this position is filled.
Applications are available in the Human Resources Office or on our website,
Resume MAY NOT be substituted for Application. As a municipality, an application is required.
No Fax Submissions