Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Policy, Community Resilience and Response
NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
Job ID: 394524
# of Positions: 1
Civil Service Title: Asst Commissioner For Policy A
Title Code No: 95643
Title Classification: Non-Competitive
Proposed Salary Range: $ 63,031.00 - $155,520.00 (Annual)
Work Location: 42-09 28th Street
Division/Work Unit: Policy, Resilience & Response
The New York City Health Department is as varied as the city it serves. Our 6,000-plus team members bring an extraordinary array of languages, cultures and experiences to bear on the work of public health. The Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response (OEPR) promotes DOHMH's and NYC's ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from health emergencies through the coordination of agency-wide emergency preparedness planning, training and exercises and through regular engagement with communities as well as city, state and federal partners. OEPR envisions a healthy, resilient city in which all New Yorkers are able to achieve and maintain optimal and equitable health outcomes before, during, and after emergencies. OEPR's work recognizes the social inequities that can negatively impact our efforts to maintain and improve the health of New Yorkers during and after a disaster. OEPR works to improve its application of a social justice and racial equity lens to its emergency preparedness and response work to ensure the most equitable post-disaster public health outcomes possible.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
--Oversee monitoring and analysis of preparedness policy and legislation, including proactively educating stakeholders on key preparedness issues through engagement with city/state/federal partners, development of materials to raise concerns with these partners, as well as, policy makers.
--Manage strategic initiatives for the Division, including overseeing the annual OEPR goals process, coordination of technology projects, and other cross-cutting initiatives.
--Provide direction and leadership community engagement, resilience, and recovery initiatives, including the Community Preparedness Program that aims to enhance community organization resilience via partnerships with community and faith based organizations and trusted leaders.
--Oversee agency-wide planning for bioterrorism detection and recovery coordination, including advancement of DOHMH readiness to respond to a Biowatch Actionable result, notify key partners and share information in response as well as address bioremediation and re-occupancy. This is accomplished through trainings and exercises as well as planning closely with city, state, and federal partners.
--Oversee the Medical Reserve Corps program to ensure continued recruitment and volunteer engagement of medical professionals through on-going conduct of trainings, exercises and community public health activities.
--Respond to public health emergencies in a leadership role.
“FINAL APPOINTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT & BUDGET APPROVAL”
Minimum Qualification Requirements
1. A master’s degree from an accredited college in emergency management, public health, disaster management, emergency preparedness / administration, public administration, or a related field and three (3) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following area(s): emergency preparedness planning / management, emergency medical services, fire safety, law enforcement, homeland security, public health, environmental / occupational health and safety or a related specialized area; including eighteen (18) months of experience in a managerial, consultative, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must include supervising professional staff in one of the areas described above; or
2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four (4) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one of the areas described in “1” above, including eighteen (18) months of experience in a managerial, consultative, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must include supervising professional staff in one of the areas described in “1” above; or
3. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience as described in “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have a baccalaureate degree and eighteen (18) months of experience in a managerial, consultative, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must include supervising professional staff in one of the areas described in “1” above.
**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:
Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
• A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.
• Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.
• Current Resume
• Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)
Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.
If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.
The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.
Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 394524.
We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.
All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.
A person serving in a mayoral agency in any of the following civil service titles shall be a resident of the city on the date that he or she assumes such title or shall establish City Residence within ninety days after such date and shall thereafter maintain City residency for as long as he or she serves in such title: agency heads, including but not limited to Commissioner, First Deputy Commissioner, Executive Deputy Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, General Counsel, Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Associate Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner.
The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Location/Region: Long Island City