Company: Navajo County Public Health Services District
Location: Navajo County, AZ
Date Posted: April 9, 2019
Application Deadline: April 19, 2019
Employment Type: Full time
Environmental Health Program Manager
About the Position
Essential Job Functions:
(Essential function, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)
- Plans, conducts and supervises various environmental health inspection and enforcement programs according to regulatory and departmental requirements.
- Formulates District policies, procedures and techniques to ensure standardized implementation of environmental health activities throughout Navajo County.
- Researches, forecasts and plans for future capabilities of Environmental Health Programs.
- Initiates, prepares, negotiates and administers state and federal grants; monitors compliance with the contractual requirements, regulations and standards.
- Conducts investigations and resolves complaints.
- Participates in legal hearings, public meetings and interagency workgroups.
- Prepares and maintains records and reports.
- Directs the food education program.
- Develops and administers Environmental Health budgets.
- Receives, compiles and analyzes activity reports to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of mandated programs.
- Reviews construction plans and specifications concerning environmental health aspects.
- Presents in-service training programs.
- Supervises and trains assigned staff.
Knowledge and Skills:
- Knowledge of relevant federal, state and county codes, laws and regulations.
- Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of regulatory inspection, education, compliance and enforcement.
- Knowledge of biological and physical science applicable to environmental health.
- Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision and management.
- Knowledge of public program development and administration.
- Skill in planning, developing and directing environmental health programs.
- Skill in analyzing complex data and suggest appropriate changes.
- Skill in collaborating with other agencies.
- Skill in developing and implementing policies and procedures.
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public.
- Skill in following written and verbal instructions.
- Skill in communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
Bachelor's Degree in biological, physical sciences or closely related field; AND five years experience as a registered sanitarian, including one year supervisory experience; AND Registered Sanitarian certificate from the State of Arizona; AND a valid driver's license; OR equivalent combination of education, training and experience.