Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a related field and three years of relevant experience; OR an Associate’s degree and five years of relevant experience; OR seven years of relevant experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one year of experience.

Relevant experience required must be in public health, emergency preparedness or emergency planning and/or response.

Occasional work on weekends, holidays, or after-hours may be required.

This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access.

Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of disaster preparedness and response systems, including the Incident Command System. Successful course completion of lS 100, 200,700, and 800. Knowledge of public health and/or all-hazards emergency preparedness programs and planning efforts. Experience preparing narrative and numerical information into clear, logical reports and operational planning documents. Experience analyzing written and published program material to draw conclusions. Demonstrated experience working both independently and as part of a team. Experience developing presentational materials and communicate information through presentations, trainings, or meeting environments. Demonstrated experience interacting with external partners such as Disaster Preparedness Commission agencies and Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition partners. Knowledge of software packages, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

The Public Health Emergency Preparedness Representative III will coordinate and lead emergency planning and response activities for the State’s Emergency Support Functions (ESFs), including integration of public health and medical considerations and capabilities in state level response plans, and supporting planning and response for all-hazards based (biological, chemical, radiological, weather related, flooding, etc.) events. This includes development and/or revising of various New York State emergency response plans where the Department of Health has a role or responsibility to support public health and medical coordination, coordinating the development and updates to Emergency Operations Center and DOH Health Operations Center standard operating protocols and training materials, and tracking and reporting of trained staff. The incumbent will support development and review Department level plans and as directed.

Travel, up to 25% of the time, will be required. Occasional work on weekends, holidays, or after-hours may be required.

Employee Benefits
Health Research, Inc. (HRI) offers a robust, comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including:

Health, dental and vision insurance – Several comprehensive health insurance plans to choose from;
Flexible benefit accounts – Medical, dependent care, adoption assistance, parking and transit;
Generous paid time off – Paid federal and state holidays, paid sick, vacation and personal leave;
Tuition support – Assistance is available for individuals pursuing educational or training opportunities;
Retirement Benefits – HRI is a participating employer in the New York State and Local Retirement System and offers optional enrollment in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan. HRI provides a postretirement Health Benefits Plan for qualified retirees to use towards health insurance premiums and eligible medical expenses;
Employee Assistance Program – Provides educational and wellness programs, training, and 24/7 confidential services to assist employees, both personally and professionally;
And so much more!
Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method):  https://careers-healthresearch.icims.com/jobs/ or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway – Suite 280, Menands, NY 12204-2719. Please include reference code 2023-6485 on envelope.

HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans




About Health Research, Inc.

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) contributes to the health and well-being of the people of New York State by complementing and enabling the strategic public health goals of the New York State Department of Health (DOH), Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC), and other health-related entities.

HRI provides best-in-class resource administration for stakeholders and programs related to the work and priorities of the Department of Health and its other partners. HRI does this through the provision of knowledge, expertise, funding guidance, and fiduciary oversight of sponsored program funding for public health and research programs in concert with community partnerships.