|Health Services Administrator II|
|Organization: King County|
The Environmental Health Section Manager is responsible for overseeing the Division’s Solid Waste, Local Hazardous Waste Management, Wastewater and Plumbing programs, in the Community Environmental Health Section.
Our ideal candidate is a creative and entrepreneurial person who is able to build and maintain strategic partnerships with a variety of entities with the community, county government, and at state and national levels. Our manager must be able to create a climate where employees are empowered and motivated to succeed through consistent direction, clear direction, clear communication and performance management. He or she will engender trust by being ethical, dealing with integrity with all clients, colleagues, employees and external stakeholders in a fair and just manner.
A complete job announcement with application instructions is available at: http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/jobs.aspx
- Manage the overall operations of Section programs in coordination with program supervisors. In conjunction with program supervisors establish section wide work priorities, work deadlines and policy direction for work assignments. Review and evaluate work products for consistency with established policies and procedures as required. Assure that programs within the Section are integrated in the delivery of services to the extent possible.
- Take leadership of the Section program planning and integration functions while ensuring compliance with program mandates. Work independently as well as with program supervisors to develop and implement section and/or program policies and procedures and recommend to division and department leadership. Implement, monitor and routinely evaluate approved policies and procedures. Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of the Division strategic plan. Participate in the Division Senior management team.
- Participate in labor management committees and collective bargaining negotiations. Implement personnel policies and collective bargaining agreements for assigned section in coordination with division management team.
- Develop, implement and monitor customer service criteria. Respond to community needs and requests; develop and maintain collaborative strategic partnerships and attend community meetings. Monitor staff actvities as they pertain to community relationships. Insure that technical work products from the section are consistent with established policies and procedures. Make recommendations on how work products will be presented to external sources.
- Seek new sources of funding to complement existing programs or to address emerging needs in the field of Environmental Health.
- Utilize excellent conflict resolution skills and problem solving techniques to resolve staff conflict and issues pertianing to community relations.
- Coordinate and oversee section annual budgets in partnership with the Finance Manager of the Division. Participate in division's budget planning, and routinely analyze expenditures and revenues of section programs.
- Conduct and lead section meetings ensuring regular and timely communication of program issues to section staff. Review disciplinary recommendations prior to presentation to the Division Director for proposed action.
- Review and edit correspondience and reports at the section level.
- Oversee implementation of the Equity Social Justice Principles and practices as they pertain to section programs.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
•At least 3 years of supervisory experience working in an Environmental Health agency .
•At least 3 years of full-time experience managing an environmental health program(s) .
•Supervisory experience including coaching, mentoring, priority-setting, and masuring and evaluating work products and services.
•Advanced knowledge, and ability to research, monitor and apply federal, state and local laws relating to environmental health and public health principles.
•Ability to understand and communicate complicated technical information in a simple and easy to understand format.
•Experience working with diversity in the work place and in the community.
•Experience in performance management including establishing deliverables with clear expectations and focus, while providing positive and corrective feedback.
•Experience creating and sustaining broad and sincere relationship among individuals and organizations to encourage trust, advocate a team atmosphere, build consensus, and facilitate communication.
•Experience applying human resource collective bargaining principles and practices.
•Experience providing excellent customer service and establishing and maintaining effective working relationship with multiple stakeholders.
•Ability to prioritize work by identifying critical issues, and effectively and efficiently allocate resources.
•Knowledge of budget development, techniques and principles and budget monitoring.
•Knowledge of policy development techniques and principles.
•Knowledge of program planning, and development and evaluation.
•Knowledge of strategic development techniques and principles.
•Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
•Skill in working with stakeholder groups which may include elected officials to build consensus.
•Active listening skills.
•Excellent communication (oral and written) skills.
Competitive candidates will have multiple years of the previous experience, as well as one or more of the following:
•Master's Degree in Environmental Public Health or related field.
•Advanced knowledge of the principles and techniques of environmental health, toxicology and epidemiological investigation
Please mention you learned of this employment opportunity on the Careers In Government website.
WHO MAY APPLY: This position is open to all qualified applicants
WORK LOCATION: Downtown Seattle, Chinook Building, 401 Fifth Avenue Suite 1100, Seattle, WA 98104.
WORK SCHEDULE: This position works Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week. The position is exempt from the Fair Labor Standars Act and therefore is not overtime eligible.
APPLY ONLINE AT: http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/jobs.aspx
Administration & Management|
|Public Health & Seattle King County|
500 4th Ave.|
Country: UNITED STATES
$89,044.18 to $112,868.91 Annually
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