State of Maryland


- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $78,749.00-$132,041.00 Yearly






An Environmental Health Specialist Director II is a managerial level of work in a local health department planning and administering the overall environmental health program.  Employees in this classifications plan, promote, develop, implement and evaluate countywide service for the entire range of environmental health programs.  Employees in this class manage the programs through subordinate Environmental Health Specialist Managers or Environmental Program Supervisors and other supervisory staff.

Employees receive managerial supervision from a county health officer.  Employees may be subject to 24-hour call-in and overtime.

Position allocation in the Environmental Health Specialist Director series is determined by the application of the Environmental Health Specialist Director Point Factor System.  The job evaluation factors measure services rendered to support the current population, services to support future growth, and administrative responsibilities. 


Manages Environmental Health Programs through Environmental Health Specialist Managers or Supervisors directing the activities of Environmental Health Specialists engaged in inspection, investigation, and sampling work involving the enforcement of public health laws;

Advises local health department officers and other executives and administrators concerning procedures, methods, and measures required to solve operational problems;

Prepares operating budgets and monitors expenditures;

Develops work programs and assignments for subordinate supervisors;

Develops operational policies, in-service and continuing education programs, and public relations activities concerning environmental health programs, including lectures and presentations for civic and professional groups;

Attends meetings and conferences for planning and corrective work in public health areas;

May conduct on-site inspections to analyze unusual problems in the field;

Performs other related duties.


1. Educational requirements are determined by the Maryland Board of Environmental Health Specialists, under the licensing requirements for Environmental Health specialist.

2. Specific experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.


Class descriptions are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies.  Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

A Class Description provides information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work, General Requirements and Acknowledgements for a classification in the Management Service.  The Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency.

This is a Management Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Management Service positions.

This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit as indicated by the designation of S (supervisor), M (manager), T (agency head), U (Board or Commission member), W (student), X (Used by agency or excluded by executive order), or Z (confidential).  As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded from collective bargaining. Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and therefore, all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.  

Date Revised

October 26, 2018

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 005460; REV: 10/26/2018;

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