Environmental Health Supervisor

Company: Virginia Deprtment of Health - Alexandria 

Location:  Alexandria, VA

Date Posted:  April 9, 2018

Application Deadline:  April 30, 2018

Employment Type: Full time

Environmental Health Supervisor 

About the Position

AHD is seeking an energetic, dynamic and diligent Environmental Health (EH) professional, with strong customer service skills to serve as our EH Supervisor. The EH Supervisor reports to the EH Manager and provides support and supervision for five (5) staff, including two (2) seasonal pool inspector positions. The position supervises staff covering a number of program areas, including aquatic health, rabies and other vectorborne illnesses, community health assessment and hotels. The position is also responsible for the management and oversight of administrative activities, including supervision of the front desk staff. The successful candidate will have a passion for environmental health, excellent customer service skills and knowledge of community health initiatives. They will also have a strong commitment to their personal and team professional development, as well as ambitions to develop the program into an award winning team.


Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health (EH) or a related science; equivalent work experience or a combination of work and educational experience. Demonstrable technical knowledge of environmental health practices, including but not limited to bacteriology, basic chemistry and epidemiology. A solid level of experience working in a regulatory environmental health program. Progressive supervisory experience including performance management, training, and recruitment of staff. Experience leading/supervising front desk/reception activities.

Excellent customer service skills. Ability to problem solving using a collaborative approach. Requires highly developed interpersonal and conflict resolution skills. Knowledge of Community Health Assessments from an EH perspective.

Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written in English.

Must be detail-oriented with the ability to prepare documentation and reports of regulatory activities, including documentation required for the time management of team members. Skilled as an educator/trainer teaching environmental health principles. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to provide own transportation for work.

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