One full-time vacancy for Public Health Protection Administrator. Salary is DOQ and budget approval.
This class consists of professional, supervisory, and administrative work managing the Public Health Protection Unit (Unit) in Broomfield's Public Health and Environment Division. The Public Health Protection Unit is responsible for the oversight and implementation of environmental health and emergency preparedness and response programs. The Unit consists of approximately five employees with 10 major programs.
The incumbent works in partnership with other employees, departments/divisions, external entities, and the public in delivering effective and innovative services. Provides holistic services to internal and external customers by seeking ways to integrate programs or services provided by other departments, divisions, and external entities.
ESSENTIAL REQUIRED TASKS/EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
(Persons hired in this position must be able to perform all the essential tasks required by the position. The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non essential or peripheral duties that may be required. The City and County of Broomfield retains the right to modify or change the duties or essential tasks and additional functions of the job at any time. Examples of duties are not intended to be all-inclusive or restrictive.)
The incumbent is responsible for the protection and improvement of air, water, land, and food quality by identifying, investigating, and responding to community environmental health concerns, reducing current and environmental health risks, preventing communicable diseases, and sustaining the environment.
Oversees the licensing, permitting, inspecting, investigating, and compliance functions related to environmental health programs (including but not limited to: retail food establishments, onsite wastewater treatment systems, oil and gas, childcare and schools, solid and hazardous waste, land use, air quality, pools and spas, and ambulances.
Responsible for the planning, training, exercise, and response activities to prepare for and respond to public health emergencies in the City and County of Broomfield. Serves as the "Emergency Support Function 8 -Public Health" lead for the City and County of Broomfield. Coordinates with City and County Emergency Manager, hospitals, healthcare organizations and other first responders on emergency preparedness and response issues.
Administers the Unit's allocations, contracts, and grants to ensure program compliance. Develops annual work plans, prepares and submits reports; and maintains accurate files, documentation, and supporting data.
Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations for all Unit programs. Maintains confidentiality of information consistent with applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
Reviews, develops, and implements policies and procedures, as necessary, to improve Unit efficiency and effectiveness. Evaluates the success of services through performance, quality assurance, and results-oriented monitoring. Sets performance and accountability standards and benchmarks for the Unit. Reviews inspection findings and reports prepared by subordinates for accuracy. Deals with complex issues that arise over the implementation of the programs, such as interpretation of laws, rules, policies, and procedures and makes recommendations to the Public Health Director.
Attends seminars, conferences, classes, lectures, etc., as appropriate, to enhance and maintain knowledge of trends and developments in the fields of environmental health and emergency preparedness and response. Reviews professional journals, attends association and professional meetings, and otherwise maintains contacts with public health professionals to facilitate the exchange of information.
Manage and supervise operations to achieve goals within available resources; plan and organize workloads and staff assignments. Provide leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans; gather, interpret, and prepare data for studies, reports, and recommendations; coordinate Unit activities with other departments and agencies as needed. Assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.
Coordinate and balance activities of Unit with those of other divisions or departments, governmental agencies, or community organizations. Implement change and develop or assist in the development of new projects or activities. Prepares and administers the Unit's budget to ensure effective expenditure of allocated funds; authorizes purchases of supplies, materials, and equipment.
Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local fiscal rules, personnel rules, purchasing and procurement policies, and department and division policies and procedures.
The incumbent is responsible for partnering with other staff members in planning, developing, and implementing the overall vision, mission, programs, organizational structure, processes and projects of the Unit. He/she works with the team to avoid duplication of service and to ensure that customer expectations are recognized and resolved thereby maximizing customer satisfaction. He/she assists in the development of short and long-range goals to advance the City and County's mission, goals, and objectives. He/she monitors the progress of projects so the goals may be obtained within the established timeframe. He/she prepares purchase orders and processes invoices as assigned.
Supervision/Development of Subordinates:
The incumbent provides direction, oversight, and leadership to assigned staff. He/she hires, assigns, schedules, evaluates and directs the work of subordinates. He/she recommends personnel actions including hiring, promotion, evaluation, disciplinary action, and separation. Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow. Trains, motivates and evaluates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs change as needed. He/she partners with assigned employees to develop workforce and succession plans. He/she reviews and analyzes work completed to determine effectiveness in meeting standards, goals and objectives and assuring conformance to policies and procedures. He/she implements change and develops or assists in the development of new projects or activities. He/she maintains harmony among workers and resolves grievances; performs or assists subordinates in performing duties.
The incumbent meets and confers with internal/external stakeholders to explain plans, programs, functions, policies, and procedures. He/she assists the Public Health Director and staff in preparing and coordinating reports as required. He/she answers letters of inquiry/complaints and talk with customers. He/she attends meetings, workshops, and conventions as necessary for the maintenance of effective services. He/she responds to requests for information and advises City and County departments on assigned programs. He/she maintains liaison with other departments. He/she provides verbal and written information to departments. He/she maintains the accuracy of any program materials posted on the Intranet/Internet.
The incumbent keeps operational records and makes required reports. He/she operates a personal computer including associated software programs. He/she operates a motor vehicle in traveling to and from work sites. He/she ensures that facilities and equipment are maintained properly and coordinate maintenance and repair functions. He/she evaluates service costs and makes related recommendations. He/she identifies and recommends improvements in departmental operations to ensure assigned functions are efficient and cost effective. He/she takes proper safety precautions, anticipates unsafe circumstances, and acts accordingly to prevent accidents. He/she uses all required safety equipment. He/she perform related duties as required.
Training - Master's degree from an accredited college or university in public health, environmental health, public health administration, or a related field.
Experience - Five years of progressively responsible supervisory or administrative experience in environmental health, emergency preparedness and response or public health, preferably in a public health agency. Experience in program development and implementation, policy and procedure development, budget and program development, quality assurance, high level report writing and presentations, and leadership/supervision of programs and personnel.
An equivalent combination of training and experience to include a Bachelor's degree in public health, environmental health, public administration and at least eight years of progressively responsible experience as noted above.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: - Must be at least 21 years of age. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and safe driving record for continued employment. Applicants must, as a condition of employment, pass the following pre-offer and post-offer/hire processes: oral board, reference checks, CVSA or polygraph may be required, driving record through DMV, background checks including police check, sex-offender registry check, and fingerprint checks through CBI/FBI.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is DOQ and budget approval.
Full-time Benefit Information: https://goo.gl/VgVmGB
Broomfield is a city and county with a strong sense of unity, pride and identity. Our community is planned with a balance of residential and commercial land use, with generous open space, parks and natural areas. Our residents enjoy a full array of employment, recreational opportunities and human services.
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The City and County of Broomfield's Public Health and Environment Division is housed within the Health and Human Services Department. The division provides programs that promotes a healthy lifestyle and a healthy environment. Learn more at www.broomfieldhealth.org.