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Neigborhood Resiliency Specialist, Systems Partnerships/ Center for Health Equity - 345697

Company: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Location: New York
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Job Description:

DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE Job Posting Notice Job Details Job ID: 345697 # of Positions: 1 Business Title: Neigborhood Resiliency Specialist, Systems Partnerships/ Center for Health Equity Civil Service Title: Title Code No: Level: 51197 02 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY PREPAR Title Classification: Non-Competitive Job Category: Health Proposed Salary Range: $ 59,525.00 - $ 95,040.00 (Annual) Career Level: Experienced (non-manager) Work Location: 42-09 28th Street Division/Work Unit: SYSTEMS PARTNERSHIPS Job Description The Center for Health Equity will align efforts in advancing health equity across the City and ensure that we deploy resources to reduce health and mental hygiene disparities across all neighborhoods in NYC. The Center will work in collaboration with community-based partners, building on work the District Public Health Offices and others have pursued over the years. The Center will focus on these key areas: leveraging community assets to better integrate primary care and public health to serve the health needs of communities; building inter-agency collaboration to implement multi-sectorial approach to addressing the root causes of health disparities; and increasing organizational capacity that strengthens the agency's lens of addressing health equity. DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: --Build relationships with organizations and coalitions in Action Center neighborhoods interested in resiliency and emergency preparedness. Support community groups in developing and implementing public health strategies with regards to public health emergency preparedness and response. --In partnership with the Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response (OEPR), the Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resiliency and NYC Emergency Management, assess emergency planning and response training needs; identify and develop an annual Action Center Neighborhood Resilience training agenda for/with Action Center facility partners and key neighborhood stakeholders. --Determine what existing emergency preparedness trainings and certification programs can be made available. --In partnership with the Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response (OEPR), the Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resiliency and NYC Emergency Management, assess emergency planning and response training needs; identify and develop an annual Action Center Neighborhood Resilience training agenda for/with Action Center facility partners and key neighborhood stakeholders. --Determine what existing emergency preparedness trainings and certification programs can be made available. --Assist with the build out of the agency's equitable community engagement response capabilities and collaborate with stakeholders to identify the role of the Action Centers during hyper-local emergencies in Action Center neighborhoods. --Collaborate with OEPR and the Center for Health Equity's Cure Violence team to develop the structure by which the agency responds to gun violence in Cure Violence catchment areas. --Support the Community Coordinator and Project Manager in the planning and implementation of the Be A Buddy Initiative, a two-year, community-led preparedness pilot that promotes social cohesion, aims to increase community resilience and reduce vulnerabilities to extreme weather. --The initiative is supported by the Fund for Public Health New York, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (Center for Health Equity, Environmental Health and Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response), and the Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resiliency. Minimum Qual Requirements 1.Master's degree from an accredited college in emergency management, public health, disaster management, emergency preparedness/administration, public administration, or related field and one (1) year of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following area(s): emergency preparedness planning/management, emergency medical services, fire or public safety, law enforcement, homeland security, public health, mental health, environmental/occupational health and safety or a related specialized area; or 2.A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two (2) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one of the areas described in "1" above; or 3.A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience. However all candidates must have a minimum of one (1) year of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one of the areas described in "1" above. Preferred Skills -Extensive experience in community planning, community engagement, health equity issues and concern -Demonstrated experience incorporating components of racial and social justice into projects and programming -Knowledge of resilience and emergency management -Excellent written and verbal communication skills -Strong critical thinking, organizational, project management and leadership skills -Outstanding group facilitation and presentation skills -Ability to quickly establish rapport with peers and supervisors -Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment -Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team -Ability to actively listen to and synthesize disparate viewpoints into a shared vision Additional Information **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. **LOAN FORGIVENESS 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 To Apply Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 345697. 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. Residency Requirement 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. Minimum Qualification Requirements: 1. Master's degree from an accredited college in emergency management, public health, disaster management, emergency preparedness/administration, public administration, or related field and one (1) year of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following area(s): emergency preparedness planning/management, emergency medical services, fire or public safety, law enforcement, homeland security, public health, mental health, environmental/occupational health and safety or a related specialized area; or 2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two (2) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one of the areas described in "1" above; or 3. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience. However all candidates must have a minimum of one (1) year of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one of the areas described in "1" above. POSTING DATE: 06/01/2018 POST UNTIL: 09/05/2018 The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, Neigborhood Resiliency Specialist, Systems Partnerships/ Center for Health Equity - 345697, Healthcare, New York, New York

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