Assistant Director - Environmental Health

Company:  San Joaquin County

Location:  San Joaquin County, CA

Date Posted:  April 3, 2020

Application Deadline:   April 17, 2020

Employment Type: Full time

Salary:  $104,263 - $126,732 (see job posting for full compensation details)

Assistant Director - Environmental Health

About the Position

San Joaquin County is recruiting for an experienced senior manager to provide administrative and managerial oversight of Department operations and programs. This position reports to the Director of Environmental Health and functions under the direct extension of the Director’s authority.

The Assistant Director of Environmental Health assists with the administration of department budgets, functions and activities, while helping to ensure their compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, as well as the policies established by the Director, County Administrator and Board of Supervisors.  The incumbent is expected to model a strong work ethic and leadership skills, including accountability for oneself and others.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate is expected to model a strong work ethic and leadership skills, including accountability to oneself and others while demonstrating the ability to be a collaborative and innovative problem solver. The candidate will possess exceptional communication skills and a working knowledge of environmental health programs in a government setting with a proven ability to effectively build and manage teams, utilizing superior interpersonal and analytical skills with a high level of integrity combined with an ethical and fair philosophy.

Candidates must have the ability to leverage the technical expertise of internal and external resources while managing competing demands with well-developed organizational and decision-making skills that demonstrate innovation and fiscal responsibility


Desirable Qualifications

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply.

Education: Graduation from an accredited university with a master’s degree in biology, chemistry, physics, microbiology, public health, or a closely related field.

Experience: Five years of environmental health-related management experience, including at least two years in a public sector agency.

Required Qualifications

License: Possession of a valid California Driver’s License.

Certificate: Possession of a valid certificate as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist issued by the California Department of Health Services.

How to Apply