EPIDEMIOLOGIST

Saratoga County

Posted 1/19/2023

Job Type: Full-time

Epidemiologist 1 2023

Responsibilities

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THIS TITLE ARE…
This is professional level work involving responsibility for epidemiological investigations, surveillance, prevention and
studies; Collects, organizes, and analyzes epidemiological data; Work is performed under general supervision of the
Supervising Epidemiologist with leeway allowed in the exercise of independent judgement in carrying out established policy
and procedures; performs related duties as needed.

Typical illustrative* work activities will include, but are not limited to…
• Maintains an effective epidemiological surveillance and control program in the areas of infectious diseases, chronic
diseases and environmental conditions;
• Collects epidemiological data on infections and chronic diseases and environmental conditions;
• Organizes surveillance, investigation and control related data enabling the identification of patterns locally and in
comparison, with regional, state, and national data;
• Participates in the conduct of studies to detect health problems in populations and formulates and tests hypotheses
concerning causative agents;
• Prepares statistical and other reports;
• Participates in inter-agency collaboration with organizations in the pursuit of epidemiological information.
*Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.

Minimum Qualification

A) Doctoral degree in public health, epidemiology or biostatistics from an accredited college or university, with a
concentration in epidemiology or biostatistics, and one (1) year of satisfactory experience conducting an epidemiological
surveillance and control program or data analysis in the areas of infectious diseases, chronic diseases and environmental
conditions. OR…
B) Master’s degree in public health (or equivalent degree) from an accredited college or university, with a concentration in
epidemiology or biostatistics; and one (1) year of satisfactory experience conducting an epidemiological surveillance and
control program or data analysis in the area of infectious diseases, chronic diseases or environmental conditions; OR…
C) Possession of a Bachelor’s degree and continuing certification in Infection Control and Epidemiology issued by the
Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc

Special Requirement

Possession of valid NYS Driver’s License for duration of appointment and access to transportation.

Salary: $76,082 - $98,759* ** Plus Excellent Benefits, Retirement Package & Compensation Plan**

To Apply

Qualified candidates may submit their application and resume, by mail or in person as follows:
ATTN: Personnel Officer – Civil Service Division
Saratoga County Human Resources Department
40 McMaster Street
Ballston Spa, New York 12020

Applications will continue to be accepted until the vacancy has been filled

Applications are available in the Human Resources Office or on our website, www.saratogacountyny.gov. Resume MAY NOT
be substituted for Application. No Fax Submissions.

**Position will be filled on a “provisional” basis, pending the results of a civil service exam to be scheduled at a
later date.**

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquires to the Human Resources Office. Saratoga County is an equal opportunity employer.
We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where diversity is valued and recognized as a source of strength and enrichment. We seek to attract talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures, and encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, those with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born
residents, and veterans to apply.