Environmental Public Health Program Manager II - Center of Community Health

LOCATION: Vancouver, WA

CLOSING DATE: February 22, 2019


JOB #: 13570

POSTED: January 22, 2019


The Program Manager II is responsible for managing services and staff within Environmental Public Health (EPH). The programs and services under this position include School Health & Safety, Water Recreation, Site Hazard Assessment, Pollution Prevention Assistance and Solid Waste Enforcement. Other EPH programs or services may also fall under the auspices of this position at the direction of the Environmental Health Director. Organizational responsibilities include understanding and promoting the public health mission of the department; providing courteous, respectful, efficient customer service to all Public Health Department clients; honoring diversity of all department employees and constituents; participating in health department training; and striving for personal excellence in public health work. This position reports to the Environmental Health Director. Participation in Duty Officer 24/7 on-call is a requirement for the position and this may involve evenings and/or weekends.

The Program Manager ensures the quality, effectiveness, and equitability of Environmental Public Health programs to maintain and improve health outcomes for Clark County residents and visitors. Work is performed in concert with the other Program Managers to ensure consistency, work unit cross collaboration, strategic program development, innovative service delivery and continuous quality improvement as well as effective application of policies and regulations across all programs.

A first review of applications will take place after 1/25.


Requires a Bachelor’s degree in public health, environmental health, or a closely related field; Master’s degree is preferred. At least four years of related experience including supervision, or a combination of education, experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the work.  Additional areas of Environmental Health knowledge are desirable as well as experience related to emergency preparedness and other more general public health programs.  The degree must have been conferred by an institution of higher education and have National Recognition of Accrediting Agencies by the U.S. Secretary of Education, and official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

Strong management experience with demonstrated success in program development and leading organizational change will be valued over educational experience alone.  

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