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Environmental Health Director - Ventura County

Posted on Feb 14, 2019 by California Newspaper Services

Ventura, CA 93009
Health Care
11 Feb 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job Description VENTURA COUNTY Ventura County is located on California's "Gold Coast," approximately 35 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 20 miles southeast of Santa Barbara. Residents enjoy rolling hills and sweeping ocean views in a nearly perfect Mediterranean climate with an average annual temperature of 74.2 degrees. The beauty and weather combined with a wonderful quality of life are among the many reasons our residents choose to call Ventura County "home". THE AGENCY The primary goal of the Resource Management Agency is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the general public through administration and enforcement of County ordinances, Board policy, and state and federal laws regarding land use, and commercial and environmental regulation. The Agency includes five (5) divisions including the Environmental Health Division (EHD). The mission of the EHD is to protect public health and the environment, as well as provide timely advice and information to the public, businesses, and other governmental agencies. THE POSITION Under general administrative direction of the Director-Resource Management Agency, the Environmental Health Director manages the EHD including approximately eighty (80) professional, technical and clerical staff within five (5) sections which include Community Services, Technical Services, Hazardous Materials, East County Office, and Administrative/Information Technology. The successful candidate will be an experienced and highly motivated part of the Resource Management Agency's executive leadership team. He or she will have a mix of technical knowledge and professional judgment and discretion that comes from years of experience in various programs within the environmental health field. This individual will also be self-motivated, adaptable, organized and efficient with outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, and problem-solving abilities. The successful candidate will be dedicated to customer service and demonstrate leadership skills managing a division with a commitment to innovation, sustainability and diversity. They will have a reputation for managing change; and establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with individuals both internal and external to the Division. Additionally, they will possess a proven understanding of budgets, revenue sources, and cost control while effectively and efficiently utilizing public resources. The ideal candidate will possess experience developing public outreach documents and press releases and giving media interviews as well as experience working with State agencies, such as the State Water Resources Control Board, Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board, California Department of Public Health, and CUPA Forum Board, MVCAC. Also desired is experience with state wide legislative analysis and criminal or civil litigation specific to environmental health division programs. Two (2) years' experience working with Accela Automation or Envision Connect and training and/or experience with Lean Six Sigma or similar process improvement programs and efforts are preferred. PAYROLL TITLE Deputy Director I RMA Deputy Director II RMA APPROXIMATE SALARIES Deputy Director I RMA - $104,576.61 - $146,421.60 Annually Deputy Director II RMA - $118,511.87 - $165,932.87 Annually To view the recruitment brochure go to: Job Requirements Progressively responsible management experience within the environment health field. The required knowledge and abilities also can be obtained by nine (9) or more years of progressively responsible experience in the environment health division programs including three (3) for Level I to five (5) for Level II or more years of supervisory and management experience. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Ability to obtain and maintain a valid California driver license.
Current registration as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist issued by the California Department of Public Health Experience history must demonstrate considerable to extensive experience: Within administrative services including human resources, budget preparation and program development.Managing programs related to Environmental Health including two (2) or more of the following:Onsite waste water disposal systems (OWTS)Land use development including ministerial and discretionary permitsRecreational healthSolid wasteConsumer food protectionMosquito abatement including vector control and program fundingCertification Unified Program Agency (CUPA) including APSA, UGT, business plan, and hazardous waste DESIRED Bachelor's Degree in Environmental and Occupational Health, Environmental Science, Public Administration, Business, Management or a related environmental science field. Two (2) years' experience working with Accela Automation or Envision Connect. Experience: Developing public outreach documents including press releases;Giving media interviews;Working with State agencies, such as the State Water Resources Control Board, Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board, California Department of Public Health, CUPA Forum Board, MVCAC;Performing state wide legislative analysis;Participating in criminal and/or civil litigation specific to environmental health division programs;Engaging in and receiving training related to Lean Six Sigma or similar process improvement programs and efforts. Filing Deadline: Open until filled. To APPLY for this exceptional career opportunity, please send a resume, Registered Environmental Health Specialist registration card issued by the California Department of Public Health and a cover letter which demonstrates your work experience related to the following: Experience: Within administrative services including human resources, budget preparation and program development.Managing programs related to Environmental Health including two (2) or more of the following:Onsite waste water disposal systems (OWTS)Land use development including ministerial and discretionary permitsRecreational healthSolid wasteConsumer food protectionMosquito abatement including vector control and program fundingCertification Unified Program Agency (CUPA) including APSA, UGT, business plan, and hazardous wasteDeveloping public outreach documents including press releases;Giving media interviews;Working with State agencies, such as the State Water Resources Control Board, Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board, California Department of Public Health, CUPA Forum Board, MVCAC;Performing state wide legislative analysis;Participating in criminal and/or civil litigation specific to environmental health division programs.Engaging in and receiving training related to Lean Six Sigma or similar process improvement programs and efforts. Submit in one of the following ways: E-mail your current resume to ;Mail a hard copy resume to Katie Reynolds, County of Ventura, Human Resources Division, 800 S. Victoria Ave., L-#1970, Ventura CA 93009.Submit an on-line application at and attach your current resume, registration card and cover letter to it. Public Agency/Company Name: County of Ventura Contact Name: Katie Reynolds Contact Phone Number: Contact Billing Address: Katie Reynolds, 800 S. Victoria Ave., L-1970, Ventura, CA 93009 Category: Healthcare , Keywords: Environmental Services Director

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