Department of Administrative Services

Public Health Branch Chief (1578MP)

$58.89-$80.30 Hourly / $4,711.57-$6,424.29 BiWeekly /
$122,972.00-$167,674.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Public Health this class is accountable for administering the programs and operations of a branch of signifcant size, scope and/or accountability for statewide initiatives.

GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE

This class is reserved for those who are directing and overseeing branches of sufficient size, scope and/or level of accountability such as Regulatory Services, Health Care Systems, Public Health Initiatives, Operations or Planning.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives administrative direction from the Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Administers the programs and operations of the branch; directs all staff.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Administers staff and operations of a branch; develops, implements and evaluates branch policies, goals and objectives; designs and develops branch programs and activities; maintains continual intra-agency communication and cross-branch collaboration; implements new procedures and procedural revisions; determines appropriate staffing levels and directs management and coordination of staff; designs and implements performance review standards for branch staff; prepares branch budget; determines quality assurance standards; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of branch who might impact on policy or program activities; advises Commissioner as to trends in health promotion, health delivery and health professional regulations through use of reports; testifies at legislative hearings, public hearings and in court; acts as a duty officer in department and responds to emergencies during non-working hours; speaks to professional and lay groups; during a public health emergency, may be designated to manage a variety of agency programs and operations within the structure of the Incident Command System; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of public health programs, policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of current principles and practices of public health administration; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years experience in a managerial or administrative capacity in an organization having programmatic and/or regulatory responsibilities for promoting or protecting public health.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class may be required to periodically undergo tests or immunizations for communicable or infectious diseases.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to undergo and successfully complete security background checks.
3. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

COMPENSATION GUIDELINES

1. Class Code 1578 is established at Salary Group MP 73.

2. The following functional areas shall be assigned to class code 1578: Health Care Systems, Public Health Initiatives, Regulatory Services.

3. If incumbents are reassigned to a functional area with a different class code and MP group level, salary adjustments will be made in accordance with compensation calculation guidelines.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(17)-Laboratory/Scientific Services

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 73

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing title of and specification for the class of Chief of Bureau for Health System Regulation in Salary Group MP 73 approved effective February 7, 2000. (Revised to retitle, adjust salary group and modify content) Class Code 1576: New class code to establish Salary Group MP 71.

EFFECTIVE DATE

8/5/2005

CLASS: 1578MP; EST: 6/1/1979; REV: 8/5/2005;