ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH MANAGER
Job Title ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH MANAGER
Salary $69,602.00 – $104,402.00 Annually
Job Type FULL-TIME
Location BOARD OF HEALTH, GA
Department BOARD OF HEALTH
Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental or Public Health or a related field required supplemented by five (5) years of experience in Environmental Health to include two (2) years of lead or supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.
Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performance of the essential functions and learn, comprehend, and apply all county or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary to function effectively in the position.
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL BEFORE THEY ARE SUBMITTED. PLEASE REVIEW ALL APPLICATIONS FOR ACCURACY AND MAKE ALL CORRECTIONS BEFORE SUBMITTAL BECAUSE ERRORS CAN RESULT IN NOT MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED BY THE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT.
Purpose of Classification:
The purpose of this classification is to perform duties related to managing the daily operations of the environmental health programs, including food service establishments, swimming pools, solid waste facilities, detention facilities, water wells, sewage disposal systems and residential developments. Responsibilities include supervising assigned staff; developing and monitoring assigned program budget; and establishing program goals, objectives, and work plans. Environmental Health Manager is distinguished from Environmental Health Supervisor in that the former establishes program goals and objectives, prepares program budget, approves complex permit applications, and determines potential legal actions; whereas the latter supervises staff and assists with the development and implementation of environmental health program activities.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Manages, directs and develops assigned staff: Establishes workloads and prioritizes work assignments; oversees and formally evaluates performance; interviews and selects staff; mentors employees; recommends appropriate disciplinary action when necessary; mediates disagreements and resolves issues; reviews and approves decisions recommended by subordinate staff related to permit issuance and complex permits; signs off on technical plans and drawings prior to final approval by other agencies; and accompanies subordinate staff to inspections when legal action is probable.
Implements and manages environmental health program activities: Determines priority of work assignments; counsels staff on procedural matters; compiles and documents program activities; analyzes data, forms conclusions and makes recommendations regarding program statistics; and monitors programs to evaluate effectiveness of program plans.
Develops, plans and implements environmental health programs: Assists in the establishment and implemental of program(s) goals and objectives; assists in the establishment of work plans for programs; establishes performance criteria, activity and workload standards; assists in developing implementation of new community programs and projects; conducts public meetings; monitors achievement of program goals and objectives; prepares program budgets by evaluating and estimating program needs such as equipment, additional supplies and improvements; develops and monitors budget for environmental health program(s); assists in the development and implementation of policy and procedures addressing all aspects of program(s) activities; and develops and recommends ordinances pertaining to environmental health.
Performs fiscal management functions: Develops and monitors assigned program budget(s); procures supplies and equipment receives and safeguards collection of fees, reimbursements and other sources of revenue.
Participates in and directs special projects and investigations for the Program Director: Participates in divisional planning process and development of policies; and serves as representative and spokesperson for department.
Additional Functions: Performs other related duties as required.