****THIS POSTING IS OPEN THROUGH THE END OF BUSINESS FRI FEBRUARY 8, 2019****
The Environmental Quality division within DDPHE has an opening for an Air and Water Quality Manager. Job duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Leading, coaching, and conducting performance management for a team of 6-8 scientists who strive to make Denver’s air and water quality the best that it can be through environmental monitoring, technical analysis, permit compliance, and by developing and contributing to city/state/federal policies with extensive stakeholder engagement.
Work across multiple agencies with diverse stakeholders to achieve shared goals.
Ensure programs operate in compliance with departmental objectives, pertinent laws, rules and regulations.
Oversee grants and contracts development and management.
Develop and monitor program budgets in coordination with staff and the management team.
Develop and monitor performance metrics in accordance with city, departmental, and divisional goals.
Actively participate on the City’s emergency preparedness and response team(s) that support environmental functions.
Support a management team committed to making the Environmental Quality Division the best place to work in the city.
Our ideal candidate will have:
Master's degree in Environmental Health and/or Science, Engineering, Public Administration, Law or other physical science.
A proven ability to lead/manage a diverse team, creating an atmosphere of trust and inclusiveness.
A proven ability to work with representatives from a variety of City agencies and external organizations in an effective and professional manner.
A proven ability of advocacy and positive representation of programs in a multitude of environments (i.e. Mayor’s Office, City Council, sister agencies) and matrix managing these programs on behalf of the staff.
Experience managing complex budgets.
A demonstrated commitment to innovation, particularly incorporation of citizen science across diverse communities and/or engaging diverse communities to understand environmental risks.
Demonstrated ability to deliver results by creating a shared vision and enabling others to act.
Knowledge and/or experience with the Incident Command System (ICS) protocols for emergency response.
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
Education requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, Engineering, or one more of the applied sciences as required by the specific opening.
Experience Requirement: Three (3) years of full performance level professional OR supervisory experience in environmental/public health project/program management with major projects/programs and enforcement.
Education/Experience Equivalency: Two (2) years of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education.
Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.
License/Certifications: By position, requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application.
Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.
To be considered for this position, you must include the following on your job application (upload the attachment(s) to the Resume/CV section on the My Experience tab):
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: While the full pay range of this Job Classification is $88,462 - $141,539, our target hiring salary for this position is between $89,000-$114,000, depending on education, experience and qualifications.
Internal Number: R0016437
About City and County of Denver
As Denver's nationally accredited local public health agency, the Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) is dedicated to advancing Denver's environmental and public health goals. DDPHE works collaboratively with city, state and community partners to conduct education, community engagement, and enforcement to ensure healthy people, healthy pets and a sustainable environment.
Our mission is to empower Denver's communities to live better, longer.
DDPHE's divisions include Administration, Animal Protection, Community & Behavioral Health, Environmental Quality, Office of the Medical Examiner, Office of Sustainability and Public Health Inspections.