Broome County Job Opportunity
Director of Public Health

Health Department / Full-time / 40 hrs/wk

Pay Rate: $100,941

This position involves responsibility for initiating, and managing a local public health program and has the general powers and duties specified in Section 352 of the Public Health Law. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining a high standard of public health services in accordance with the general policies and objectives of the County Executive and County legislature and with applicable State and local health laws and ordinances. General supervision is exercised over the environmental health, sanitation, medical and public and/or community health nursing services.

*A) Possession of a Master's Degree in Public Health or a related field; and three years of public health administration experience; OR
*B) Combination of education and experience deemed equivalent by the State Commissioner of Health.
NOTE: All appointments to the position of Public Health Director must be approved by the State Commissioner of Health.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents in this position are required by the County Legislature to reside within the County of Broome, OR
an adjoining county (TIOGA, CORTLAND, DELAWARE OR CHENANGO) at all times during their employment in the title.

SPECIAL NOTE: Incumbent is designated as an Emergency Operations Center staff member by the County Executive.

*As stated in Chapter I State Sanitary Code S.11.182

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