Full-Time Environmental Health Bureau Manager
POSITION: Environmental Health Bureau Manager
DEPARTMENT: Health – Environmental
SALARY: $30.03 – $46.40/Hour (Salary negotiable depending on qualifications/experience)
OPEN: April 14, 2017
CLOSES: May 3, 2017
JOB SUMMARY: Under the general guidance and direction of the Environmental Health Director, performs administrative and managerial duties in planning, developing, organizing, and supervising environmental health programs and activities in Davis County.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: (Any one position does not include all of the duties listed; nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class). Plans, manages, supervises, coordinates and evaluates programs within a bureau to promote environmental health, and control disease caused by environmental factors. Performs grant writing and negotiates contracts to provide funding for specific environmental health program; prepares, presents and administers bureau budget. Conducts continuing and periodic investigations and develops reports and recommendations. Hires, trains and supervises employees; ensures adequate training of staff and provides monthly in-service training; provides technical assistance as necessary; assigns work and schedules, and determines staffing needs; evaluates performance in compliance with all County Policies and Procedures and practices; promotes professional development. Develops annual plan. Trains in and conducts on-site inspections of the following to ensure an adequate level of environmental protection and safety: permitted facilities; eating establishments; commercial facilities; public buildings; sewage disposal sites; drinking water suppliers; solid waste disposal sites; food service operations; dairies; tourist and trailer camps; housing; service stations; vehicle test and repair stations; schools; swimming pools; day care centers; institutions, businesses, and treatment facilities and other buildings or places used for public gatherings. Conducts and evaluates results of laboratory and field tests of samples to determine bacteria or chemical content of culinary water, swimming pools, other water bodies and sources; soil air, or other medium of potential human contact. Develops community needs assessments; evaluates and analyzes quantitative and descriptive data; makes recommendations for further research and program implementation. Evaluates pollution control equipment, public facilities, institutions, businesses, and treatment facilities to ensure compliance with County, State and Federal regulations; negotiates compliance schedules and determines compliance status. Prepares reports and participates in developing short and long range plans; establishes measurable goals and objectives in collaboration with administration and other departmental staff; develops performance plans. Consults with State and local government officials and other community organizations regarding environmental health program policies. Acts as a consultant to local government officials, developers, school officials, industry managers and superintendents pertaining to environmental health programs. Coordinates, develops, implements, and directs training programs for professional staff. Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations. Performs other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in environmental health, public health, or a closely related field, plus four (4) years of full-time experience in the environmental health field, or an acceptable combination of education and experience. A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a directly related field may be substituted for one (1) year of experience. Preference for supervisory experience.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a current license as a Registered Environmental Health Scientist in Utah. Must furnish personal transportation for on-the-job travel. Employees driving a personal or a County vehicle for job related travel must possess a valid driver license and must operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner; new employees with an out-of-state license must obtain a valid Utah Driver License within sixty (60) days of hire date (exceptions for military personnel and their dependents). Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Davis County is a drug-free workplace. All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment. FLSA exempt position. Photocopy of official college transcripts and Registered Environmental Health Scientist license in Utah required with application.