Company: Washington County Public Health and Environment
Location: Cottage Grove, MN
Date Posted: March 16, 2021
Application Deadline: March 29, 2021
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: $73,715 - $87,391 per year (anticipated hiring range)
Environmental Program Supervisor
About the Position
This position will provide leadership to a team of Environmental Specialists in a fast-paced and dynamic accredited Public Health and Environment Department. The successful candidate will supervise a broad set of environmental health programs and staff, be a member of the Department’s management team, coordinate service delivery with other department programs, and contribute to department-wide initiatives including diversity, equity and inclusion, employee engagement, and strategic planning.
Assigned programs include but are not limited to Food Safety, Lodging, Pools, Manufactured Home Parks, Campgrounds, Drinking Water Protection, Tobacco Sales, and Community Sanitation. Work includes implementing and enforcing ordinances and public health laws, program oversight and development, staff supervision, responding to emerging issues, and assisting with program budgets. The environmental health team is comprised of committed and experienced environmental health professionals.
This position will participate in various stakeholder groups and committees and will engage the public and county leadership to inform and educate on program activities. Strong organization, time management, and professional written and verbal communication skills are essential to this position.
The Department values collaboration, program evaluation, quality improvement, and performance measurement to accomplish goals. Work is performed in collaboration with other public health agencies and independently with limited supervision under the direction of the Senior Program Manager.
This position requires a Bachelor's degree in public health, environmental health, industrial or occupational safety, physical, chemical, or biological science, or related field and five (5) years of full-time professional environmental experience, with a minimum of one full-time year as a lead worker, or equivalent. A Master's degree in public health, environmental health, or physical/biologic science areas is desirable and may substitute for one year of experience. State Registration as an Environmental Health Specialist is required.