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Environmental Public Health Division Manager - Public Health, Vancouver, WA


Organization: Clark County
Category: Manager
Location: Vancouver, WA
Date Job Posted: August 20, 2021
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The Environmental Public Health (EPH) Division Manager (Program Manager III) leads and manages the ongoing development and implementation of environmental health programs and services with integrity, professionalism, positivity, dedication, and compassion. This is an executive leadership team role that reports to the Health Officer/Administrator, and oversees five program managers with over 40 subordinate staff members.

The division manager stays current with emerging public health issues, environmental impacts, environmental equity, and evidence-based, best practices to address issues; remains well informed of local, state, and national regulations to properly educate, enforce, and protect the health of the community; identifies and implements proactive approaches to maintain and improve community health.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in public health, environmental health, or related field required. Advanced degree in public health or related field preferred.
  • Minimum eight (8) years progressively responsible experience in environmental and/or public health required; three (3) years of the required experience must be at a managerial level with supervisory responsibilities.
  • Five (5) years environmental health experience preferred; experience conducting regulatory inspections highly desired.
  • Demonstrated experience in the administration and implementation of programs, including developing strategic plans, work plans, budgets and project management.
  • Ability to organize projects, communicate and delegate tasks, and engage and motivate among a broad spectrum of stakeholders, frequently under deadline pressure.
  • Ability to identify emerging issues and potential impacts, then gather and distill information/data for presentation to decision makers that allows for an informed decision to be made.

Knowledge of: The principles and practices of public sector organization and program operations; contemporary management theories, practices and techniques in each of the functional areas which falls within current or potential responsibilities of the position; principles of environmental justice; project management, including planning, scheduling, monitoring, and problem solving; analysis and evaluation of policies, procedures, public information, and service delivery issues; local and state lawmaking processes; research methods and techniques; trends and practices within environmental public health; and personal computer applications and usage.

Salary Grade
M2.831 ($7,380.00 - $10,425.00) per month

An online application is required. For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at:

https://www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/explore-careers-clark-county


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