Director, Environmental Health - City of Minneapolis
Director, Environmental Health
|SALARY:||$105,634.88 - $125,222.24 Annually|
|LOCATION:||Public Service Center, 250 South 4th Street, Minneapolis|
|As the largest and most vibrant city in the state, Minneapolis depends on purposeful, dedicated and innovative employees. Minneapolis has a large variety of careers for people of all experiences and backgrounds who come together for a singular purpose--serving the residents, businesses and visitors of Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Health Department is seeking an individual to oversee the health inspection, address relevant public health nuisances, and other specified environmental functions of the Department. These include directing the operations, budget development and budget management and providing strategic direction for Food, Lodging and Pools division. This position also provides leadership in establishing and maintaining community and intergovernmental relationships, as well as communication with the media, related to providing those services and necessary to addressing system level issues that emerge as part of providing those services. This includes oversight of the City's delegation agreements with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and the Minnesota Department of Health; enforcement of relevant chapters of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances; communication and maintenance of active relationships with regulated parties and affected communities.
This position serves as a key advisor to the Commissioner of Health and acts on his/her behalf as a department representative on committees, special projects and collaborative efforts with other agencies and organizations.
The division of Environmental Health wins 2019 Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for Excellence in food protection. The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) announced Minneapolis Environmental Health as the recipient of the 2019 Samuel J. Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for excellence in food protection at the local level. This award is given annually to local environmental health jurisdictions that demonstrate unsurpassed achievement in providing outstanding food protection services to their communities.
|JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:|
|Direct Service Administration
|Education: Bachelor's degree in administration, public policy, environmental health or related field; master's degree desirable.
Experience: Five years of management experience of increasing responsibility in environmental, regulatory and environmental health positions with an emphasis in administration, planning, personnel management, program development and evaluation, and budgeting and financial management.
License/Certifications: Valid driver's license. Current registration with the State of Minnesota as an Environmental Health Specialist/Sanitarian.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be considered.
Cover letter and Resume: You must attach a cover letter and updated resume to your application. Without these documents, the application may be deemed as incomplete and will not be considered further.
Background Check: The City has determined that a criminal background check and/or qualifications check may be necessary for certain positions with this job title. Applicants may be required to sign an informed consent form allowing the City to obtain their criminal history and/or verify their qualifications in connection with the position sought. Applicants who do not sign the informed consent form will not be further considered for the position.
Drug and Alcohol Testing: All job applicants must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test once a conditional offer of employment has been made. Applicants will be required to sign a notification and consent form prior to undergoing drug and alcohol testing. Applicants who do not consent to undergo drug and alcohol testing will not be required to do so and the City will withdraw the conditional job offer, resulting in the job applicant no longer being considered for the position.
|KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:|
|APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
250 South 4th Street
DIRECTOR, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH