Title: Section 11.91 - Qualifications

Effective Date

08/20/2008

11.91 Qualifications.

An environmental health director must possess:

(a) a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university in sanitary, environmental, chemical, civil or public health engineering or a related engineering field; or a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with thirty (30) credit hours in the natural sciences, of which not more than twelve (12) credit hours may be in the applied sciences; and

(b) two years of administrative and supervisory experience as a supervising engineer or supervising sanitarian as defined in this Part; or five years of environmental health experience, including two years of supervisory responsibility that demonstrates that the candidate has the technical and administrative skills necessary to manage programs that can anticipate, recognize and respond to environmental health challenges. A master's degree in public or environmental health or a related field that demonstrates the five core competencies of a public health education (Biostatistics, Environmental Health Services, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management and Social and Behavior Sciences) may be substituted for up to two (2) years of the required environmental health experience.

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