Public Health Nurse

Tioga County

Posted 8/29/2019

Job Type: Full-time


An incumbent of this position is responsible for the performance of public health nursing activities including specific tasks as mandated by New York State Public Health Law. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Supervising Public Health Nurse and the Medical Director, or in his/her absence the Director of Public Health. Serves as the Public Health Director’s representative on various committees, meetings, etc. Does related work as required.

The title of Public Health Nurse is Competitive, requiring applicants to meet minimum qualifications established for the position. Permanent employment requires successful completion of the civil service examination requirements. For more information, review the continuous recruitment examination announcement for Public Health Nurse #45000 or contact the Personnel Department.

Minimum Qualification

Licensure and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State and a Bachelor’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university. Copy of college diploma is required at time of application.

Special Requirement

Appointees must satisfactorily complete all applicable training courses approved by the State Health Department within designated time frames.

Possession of a valid driver’s license appropriate to the vehicles operated or otherwise demonstrate their ability to meet the transportation needs of the job.

Must be available in the event of a public health emergency.

Salary: $54,288 (2019; CSEA SG XV); benefit package available including: health, dental and vision insurance, paid leave time, NYS Retirement System, Deferred Compensation Plan

To Apply

APPLY ONLINE by using our “Online Application Tool”:
Applications may also be obtained in the Personnel Department during office hours (Mon.-Fri. 9-5)
Apply by: Applications will be accepted until position has been filled.

Tioga County applications are available on our website. Resumes may be submitted but MUST accompany an application. Applicants MUST clearly describe education and/or work and volunteer experience to explain how they meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Omissions or vagueness will not be interpreted in an applicant’s favor.

*Criminal background checks will be conducted upon a conditional offer of employment. Depending upon the position sought, conviction of a felony, misdemeanor or other offense may bar appointment. At the discretion of the appointing authority, additional screenings may include but will not be limited to: fingerprinting, psychological, and or drug testing. If requested, a candidate will be required to authorize access to educational, employment, financial, or other records.