Environmental Health Director

Company: Larimer County Department of Health and Environment

Location:  Fort Collins, CO

Date Posted: November 6, 2018

Application Deadline:  January 6, 2019

Employment Type: Full time

Environmental Health Director

About the Position

The Environmental Health Director serves the thriving communities in Larimer County Colorado, the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. Our agency mission is to promote a healthy community and reduce unnecessary suffering caused by preventable disease, disability, or death.

This position performs professional and supervisory duties relating to the planning, directing, organizing, implementing, and coordination of all programs and activities associated with environmental health and emergency preparedness and response operations.  Our ideal candidate exemplifies the characteristics of a collaborative, innovative and resilient work culture and- along with the leadership team - models the appropriate behavior to create and maintain a resilient work culture within the Department. Primary work in this role includes: developing/revising policies and procedures in accordance with established public health laws, rules, regulations, and Department policy; performing research and producing correspondence or reports;  gathering data and preparing cases for administrative or legal action; and assisting with the development and implementation of continuous quality improvement measures.


Has five (5) years of increasingly responsible technical and administrative experience working in an environmental health or public health agency, including supervisory and program management responsibilities (required).
Holds a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Environmental Health, Public Health, or a related field.  Applicants who do not hold a Master’s Degree will be considered for this role if they hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health, Public Health or a related field and have equivalent work experience that can be substituted for a Master’s Degree on a year-for-year basis.

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