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Environmental Management Department
Salary: $110,643.13 - $121,980.95 Annually
Location: Sacramento, CA
Job Type: Permanent Full-Time
Department: County Wide
Job Number: 28953-A
Closing: 02/28/2019 5:00 PM Pacific

The Environmental Management Department is currently recruiting for an individual with proven expertise and leadership in the following programs: retail food, recreational health, plan review, tobacco education, employee housing, detention facilities, noise control, childhood lead poisoning prevention and waste tire programs.

The ideal candidate will have functioned in a supervisory capacity within an Environmental Health organization that emphasizes cooperation, accountability, and responsiveness, and have the ability to communicate effectively with government officials, departments, developers, business owners, environmental consultants, community stakeholders, and Sacramento County citizens.

Program oversight will include review of environmental health ordinances and multiple program supervision. Experience with Envision software and use of tablet inspections is desirable.

There is an additional 3.35% Management Differential which is added to the posted salary for this class.
This is a limited-continuous filing exam.
The filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 2/13/2019 and 2/28/2019 (Final).

The Environmental Program Manager I performs the full scope of management work over programs concerned with present and future environmental issues related to safeguarding the public interest and ensuring the high quality standards necessary to protect both public health and the environment.

Under general direction, the Environmental Program Manager I is responsible for the day-to-day management of the people and budget and the operational integration and coordination of environmental programs, components, and/or service areas that are highly sensitive and complex in nature. Staff oversight is usually delegated through supervisors and/or advanced practitioners and typically involves planning, organizing, executing, controlling and evaluating the final products and services. Incumbents function in a liaison capacity and coordinate program activities, products and services with other governmental agencies, county departments, and the private sector.

Examples of Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of

  • Laws, codes, regulations, and policies affecting the programs, services, and operations of the department
  • Principles of environmental ecology
  • Principles of environmental compliance assurance
  • Effects of waste material on water quality and land quality and the interactions of waste with the environment
  • Environmental practices with special reference to their general effect on human health and the quality of the environment
  • Principles of chemistry and chemical reactions
  • Statistical methods and analysis
  • Principles and practices of scientific and technical problem solving
  • Principles and methods of program development, project management, and program/project analysis and evaluation
  • Principles of public administration and public sector budget development and administration
  • Principles, practices and techniques of staff management, supervision, mentoring, training, performance evaluations, discipline, employer-employee relations and conflict resolution
  • Sacramento County Personnel Policies and Procedures
  • Team dynamics and team building

Ability to

  • Plan, organize, administer, and evaluate the operations and services of a division, program, or unit within the department
  • Develop and administer a division or program budget; work with subordinate managers or supervisors in program budget development and administration
  • Establish, monitor and control projects and schedules to meet goals and objectives
  • Manage, supervise, train, and coach managers and senior level scientific and professional staff
  • Maintain responsibility for staff evaluations; oversee and direct staff development and employee training; and respond to and adjust grievances
  • Manage, direct, and organize the collection of environmental data and information
  • Recognize problems, analyze and evaluate complex environmental data; develop recommendations or solutions and take appropriate actions
  • Review and interpret impact of legislative changes
  • Manage the development and presentation of scientific studies and reports
  • Develop innovative solutions for difficult and complex environmental management problems
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
  • Effectively represent the department in contacts and relationships with the public, local business community and other government agencies and media

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