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Recruitment #18-TK9-01


Continuous: Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. This recruitment may close once a sufficient number of qualifying applications have been received.


The Director of Environmental Health offers an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, innovative, and confident leader to live and work in beautiful Santa Cruz, California. Under general direction of the County of Santa Cruz Health Services Agency Director, this position is responsible for managing and directing the Environmental Health Programs that includes regulatory oversight of the management of hazardous materials, waste water, small public water systems, individual wells and water systems, medical waste, body art, recreational health, food protection and vector control. Additionally, the Environmental Health program includes working with other agencies for coordination of countywide water resources and water quality planning and management. The incumbent may also provide direction to environmental health professionals on issues related to water resource planning, water quality improvement, emerging food systems, hazardous materials handling and waste water management. Our dynamic executive team is committed to meeting the health needs of the diverse Santa Cruz County community. The team’s organizational structure is comprised of five service areas: Behavioral Health, Public, Environmental Health, Clinics, and Administration. Health Services Agency embraces the County’s values of a service-oriented culture by fostering a spirit of collaboration and partnership.


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