Environmental Health Program Manager
|Salary||$49.98 - $62.42/hour; $8,663.20 - $10,819.47/month; $103,958.40 - $129,833.60/year|
|Department||Health and Human Services|
|Date Opened||10/23/2019 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||12/2/2019 12:00:00 PM|
Permanent/Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Auburn Area (Applegate, Auburn, Colfax, Foresthill, Meadow Vista, Penryn)
|Additional Forms Required||
Veterans DD214 (if applicable)|
|HR Analyst||Courtney Thomas|
The Department of Health and Human Services is currently recruiting for an individual with proven expertise and leadership experience in the field of environmental health to serve as the Program Manager for the Environmental Health Division. Placer County’s Environmental Health Division is a comprehensive organization in the areas of land use, consumer protection, hazardous materials, and solid waste management. The ideal candidate will have experience in a lead or supervisory capacity within an environmental health organization that emphasizes cooperation, accountability, responsiveness, and have the ability to communicate effectively with county government officials, State, Federal, and local government partner agencies, developers, builders, community stakeholders, and the general public. Responsibilities of this position will include review of environmental health land use requirements in conjunction with Community Development Agency staff, and oversight of the daily operations in the consumer protection permitting and regulatory programs, emergency response capabilities, and hazardous materials and solid waste permitting and regulatory programs.
This position requires possession of registration as an Environmental Health Specialist issued by the California State Department of Health Services.
To plan, organize, manage, and coordinate the programmatic, administrative, and operational activities in support of assigned and multiple program areas; to direct, manage, and supervise the work of assigned staff/team members; to establish and implement assigned programs’ objectives and performance standards; to promote, coordinate, and participate in collaborative activities, programs, and projects; and to function as a proactive and positive member of a program management team within the Department.
The Program Manager job class recognizes positions that provide full second-line, direct supervision to program/project teams within the context of one large and complex division or program, or multiple program areas. Incumbents within this job class provide responsible clinical, administrative, operational, and program management within the Health and Human Services Department.
Receives general direction from higher level management staff.
Exercises direct supervision over supervisory, professional, technical, and clerical personnel.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below.
Experience and Training
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible clinical and/or administrative experience in a health or human services agency, including at least two years of supervisory responsibility; or, when assigned to the Human Services Call Center, five years of experience in a call center, including two years of experience with a public assistance, social services, human services, medical or health-related call center that would provide an opportunity to possess expertise with telecommunications industry systems, standards and trends; and, at least two years of supervisory responsibility.
Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Designated positions may require major course work in specified and concentrated areas of study.
License or Certificate:
Training & Experience Rating (100%)
Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant’s education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list.
Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn.
The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied.
Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here.
Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.
The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department.
Tentative Recruitment Schedule