Director, Bureau of Food Safety and Community Sanitation-Administration/ - 335706
**OPEN TO PERMANENT HEALTH SERVICES MANAGERS ONLY. YOU MUST CLEARLY STATE YOUR CIVIL SERVICE STATUS ON YOUR RESUME OR COVER LETTER. FAILURE TO DO WILL RESULT IN YOUR DISQUALIFICATION.
The Bureau of Food Safety and Community Sanitation (BFSCS) is a large, high profile, technical bureau responsible for conducting Food Safety inspections within the Division of Environmental Health, including pre-permit, routine and complaint-generated inspections of all food service establishments, mobile food carts, shelters, prisons, public, and non-public schools, soup kitchens and senior centers. The BFSCS also has responsibility for response to non-food enforcement areas, including sanitary conditions in single-room occupancy hotels, New York State Clean Indoor Air Act, New York City Smoke-Free Air Act, and environmental emergencies such as loss of electricity and water.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
--Managerial oversight of the BFSCS Administrative Unit which is responsible for all personnel actions, Citytime and Payroll expenses for approximately 260 full and part time personnel, Other Than Personnel Spending (OTPS), and Procurement; inclusive of recruitment and supplies, record retention, form and Letter Grade Card Inventory and control, as well as other bureau support operations.
--Analyze monthly Bureau budgeting reports to maintain expenditure controls for PS and OTPS budgets.
--Provide managerial oversight of facility management services including building and facility maintenance.
--Provide managerial oversight of the Bureau's Freedom of Information Law requests and court subpoenas.
--Administratively responsible for the Bureau's OATH webcam program working closely with EHS management to develop interagency policies and procedures. Facilitating programmatic changes in response to changes at OATH.
--Managerial oversight of the Bureau's Health and Safety program to ensure the Bureau's compliance with worker health and safety rules and regulations and assists with program implementation.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and five years of full-time professional satisfactory experience acquired within the last fifteen years, in a health services setting such as a laboratory, hospital, or other patient care facility, or in a public health, environmental health, or mental hygiene program, at least 18 months of which must have been in a managerial capacity, consisting of managerial experience clearly demonstrating the ability to perform difficult and responsible managerial work, requiring independent decision-making concerning program management, planning, allocation of resources, and the scheduling and assignment of work
2. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" above. Education may be substituted for experience on the basis that each 30 graduate semester credits from an accredited college in hospital administration, public health, public administration, business administration, management or administration can be substituted for one year of non-managerial experience up to a maximum of 60 semester credits for two years. However, all candidates must have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree and 18 months of managerial experience as described in "1" above.
Possess managerial and administrative skills, and excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and organizational skills.
**IMPORTANT NOTE 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 # 335706.
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.
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.