College Aide, Bureau of Food Safety and Community Sanitation - 336879
**College Aide IA (Freshman-Sophomore)
The New York City DOHMH promotes the health and quality of life for NYC residents. The Bureau of Food Safety and Community Sanitation's goal is to prevent and reduce incidence and injury caused by environmental health hazards.
The Summer College Aide, under supervision, performs duties in the field, all the boroughs' of New York City. Duties entail a myriad of responsibilities and tasks to include, but are not limited to: performing inspections of 750 sites explaining findings to operators, prepare statistical reports, enter and analyze data, answer telephones, respond to inquiries, and perform other duties as required.
Report to inspection site by 8:00 am to inspection route; return to the Central Office by 3:00 PM to enter the day's logs and information into BFSCS database.
--Ensure a safe environment for children by surveying feeding sites that are usually located at schools, day camps, parks, and playgrounds.
--Take and pass the monthly on-line and in-class training to receive a Food Protection Certificate which includes weekly testing.
--Perform mandated services to meet Agency survey targets to regulate 750 feeding sites.
--Travel all boroughs to conduct inspections inclusive of Staten Island.
--Inspect feeding locations to determine if there is vermin activity.
--Prepare statistical reports, enter and analyze data in BFSCS database, answer telephones, respond to inquiries, and perform other duties as required.
--Survey feeding sites to evaluate their impact on food safety. Test and monitor food temperatures, while explaining findings to operators.
Minimum Qual Requirements
For Assignment Level I:
Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school.
For Assignment Level II (Information Technology):
Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or closely related field, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study.
For Assignment Level III (Information Technology Fellow):
Matriculation at an accredited college or graduate school. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in a college or graduate school with a specific course of study in information technology, computer science, management information systems, data processing, or other area relevant to the information technology project(s) assigned, including or supplemented by 9 semester credits in an acceptable course of study. Appointments to this Assignment Level will be made by the Technology Steering Committee through the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications.
Maximum tenure for all Assignment Levels in the title of College Aide is 6 years. No student shall be employed more than half-time in any week in which classes in which the student is enrolled are in session. Students may be employed full-time during their vacation periods.
--Ability to take public transportation throughout the five boroughs (bus, trains) to conduct surveys
--Familiar with summer feeding sites
--Ability to retain information of critical nature.
**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:
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 336879.
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.
Citywide - Travel Required
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.