activities that help improve the health of all people with the goal of reducing the financial burden of health care
in the future and improve health outcomes for Schuyler County’s population. These activities can take place in
a variety of settings that include schools, communities, health care facilities, businesses, universities and
government agencies. This is done by assessing community needs, assets and capacity; then plan health
strategies, interventions and programs. Public Health Specialists administer the strategies, interventions and
programs and also acts as a community resource person and advocates for health prevention and promotion.
Assist with and promote / support various health assessment plans including the Community Health Assessment
and Community Health Improvement Plan;
Develop, implement and report on community needs assessment efforts in conjunction with other departments
and community agencies;
Assist the community to design program services and develop strategies to address health disparities in Schuyler County;
A. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education, Nursing, Human Services, Home Economics,
Education or related field and at least one year of experience working in Public Health / health education
program that includes a community outreach component.
B. Possession of a Master’s Degree in Health Education, Nursing, Human Services, Home Economics,
Education or related field.
Must also possess a valid New York State driver’s license.
Note: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or
specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of
Education. If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States and its territories,
you must provide independent verification
of equivalency. A list of acceptable companies who provide this service can be found on the Internet at
http://www.cs.ny.gov/jobseeker/degrees.cfm. You must pay the required evaluation fee.
VACANCY: At the present time, there is one full–time (35 hours/week) opening in the Schuyler County Public
Health Department. The person hired will need to take a Civil Service test at a later date and be reachable
on the list to gain permanency in the position.
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: Candidates must have been legal residents of Schuyler or a contiguous
(Chemung, Seneca, Steuben, Tompkins and Yates) county for at least one month immediately preceding the
date of application.
Salary: $29.68 per hour (35 hrs/wk)
Full job description and link to apply can be found here.
LAST DATE TO APPLY: Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted
until position is filled.
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit an original Civil Service “Application for Employment and/or
Examination” to Schuyler County Civil Service Office at 105 Ninth St., Unit 21, Watkins Glen, NY 14891.
Applications can be submitted via mail, email, fax, or drop off box located outside of the County building
Application is available at www.schuylercounty.us or at the
Schuyler County Civil Service Office
105 Ninth St., Unit 21, Watkins Glen, NY 14891