The City of Vernon offers a challenging opportunity to a highly knowledgeable and experienced professional to assist in managing a wide range of tasks and programs to support daily operations of the City’s Health and Environmental Control Department. If you are interested in this unique and rewarding opportunity, please apply online at www.cityofvernon.org no later than Wednesday, December 19, 2018.
Under the direction of the Director of Health and Environmental Control, the Environmental Health Program Administrator assists in the planning,development, implementation, and oversight of a variety of programs in
the Health and Environmental Control Department. The Administrator supervises and participates in the work of technical and professional staff in conducting field inspections and investigations to enforce environmental and public health laws and regulations in a variety of program areas. The position also assists in formulating, administering, and evaluating environmental health programs designed to enable effective enforcement of environmental laws and regulations; consults with Federal, State, regional, and local environmental agencies on methods of operation.
A complete description of the duties and responsibilities of this position can be found on the City’s website.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate is someone who has the ability to lead others in carrying out the mission, vision and goals of the City and theHealth and Environmental Control Department. He/She must possess the organizational skills to manage a wide range of tasks and programs to support daily operations. The ideal candidate should be a team player with the right interpersonal skills to engage others and effectively manage relationships to foster a trusting and productive work environment. He/She must be able to communicate professionally and excellently in person and in writing, as well as using technology-based mediums. Additionally, the ideal candidate must have the analytical skills to support the strategic needs of the City and the Health and Environmental Control Department and construct ways to move towards those goals. He/She must also have great listening skills to absorb and process information pertinent to the strategy and operations of the Health and Environmental Control Department and must possess the ability to make decisions, both big and small, in situations that can be challenging and/or sensitive in nature.