Environmental Health Program Manager

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

Salary:  DOE

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.
Desirable Qualifications:
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. 

How to Apply