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Public Health Specialist II

Public Health Specialist II

Job ID 
# of Openings 
Job Location 
US-NY-Hauppauge, Long Island
Posted Date 
AIDS Institute - Bureau of HIV/AIDS Epidemiology
Position Type 
Full Time
Position will Remain Open 
Until Application Submitted by Date
Applications to be submitted by 
OR Grade 2 
Salary Min 
USD $49,483.00/Yr.
Salary 2 (Min) 
Salary Max 
OR Grade 3 
Location Pay  
USD $3,100.00/Yr.
Salary 3 (Min) 
Additional Salary Info 
% Travel 
over 50%

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Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a social science, health sciences or related field and one year of experience in a public health, human services or health related program/organization; OR an Associate’s degree and three years of such experience; OR a high school diploma or equivalent and five years of related experience. A Master’s degree may substitute for one year of experience. A valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with interviewing people in the setting of public health (TB, STD or HIV disease intervention specialist preferred) or other health related interview based research. Ability to handle multiple projects/tasks. Ability to work independently and as a team member. Excellent verbal communication skills. Spanish fluency highly desirable.


The incumbent will take the lead on activities for field site operations and data collection at field sites. He/she will assist in conducting trainings for project staff and will conduct interviewer/testing staff evaluations. Duties includes the review, tabulation, and reconciliation of forms and logs used in the field, review of entry of coupon manager information, HIV testing data, manage and track participant incentives in the field. Ensure proper documentation of HIV testing activities, including consent and incentives, making referrals to care and other services. The incumbent will assist with collecting ethnographic data and promoting the project.

Conditions of Employment

Grant funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is required. This position requires a current, valid driver's license.


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