Environmental Health Director
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Ullin, IL 62992
This position is a full time position and is based at the Administrative Office in Ullin, Illinois. It does come with a benefit package (including vacation, personal and sick time accrual, holidays, health and life insurance, and an employer sponsored cafeteria plan).
The Environmental Health Director is responsible for the operation of the Environmental Health Division and assuring that all Environmental Health programs are implemented in accordance with all applicable federal/state/local laws, regulations, ordinances, and all other program requirements. The position does require supervisory skills, effective communication and organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task.
Qualifications: At a minimum the applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Environmental Health, Public Health, or Public Administration with at least 30 college hours in science courses AND two years of supervisory experience. Preference will be given to applicants with a LEHP (Licensed Environmental Health Practitioner) and previous environmental health experience. If the applicant does not possess a LEHP, he/she will be required to obtain one within one year of the hire date.
Organizes and administers Environmental Health programs according specific program rules, regulations, and requirements.
Provides supervision to direct reports and meets with them on a regular schedule to share information, provide feedback, and conduct performance evaluations.
Establishes policies and procedures as required and evaluates impact of program goals and objectives for Food, Wastewater, Well, and Vector Programs.
Provides oversight of Quality Assurance in order to coordinate and standardize field activities and assure consistency and quality services.
Monitors fiscal matters to Division in coordination with Financial Administrator.
Prepares grant applications, needs assessments, and assures all required reports are submitted in a timely manner to funding agencies.
Ensures accurate record keeping and reporting for Environmental Health Division.
Plans, organizes, and coordinates Environmental Health Programs with subcontractors and other area agencies.
Works with the Director of Nursing and Administrator for epidemiological surveys, including but not limited to; foodborne illness outbreaks and seeking unhealthy conditions and methods of control and correction. Ensures that complaints received by the Division receive a timely follow up.
Serves as a spokesperson for the department on environmental health matters at public meetings and through the news media.
Southern Seven Health Department is an “Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled”
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.