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County of San Diego
Department of Environmental Health

Chief, Departmental Operations - Hazardous Materials Division
Pay Dependent Upon Qualifications/Excellent Benefits Package

The County of San Diego invites résumés from candidates with exemplary qualifications for the position of Chief, Departmental Operations, Hazardous Materials Division. This position will be assigned to the County's Land Use and Environment Group, Department of Environmental Health.  The ideal candidate will have experience within a public and/or private sector hazardous materials management program responsible for managing inspection, investigation, and compliance activities over varying establishments. The ideal candidate will also have managerial or full supervisory level experience within a related environmental health program. Possession of the following three current certifications are desirable but not required: State of California Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS), ICC California UST Inspector, and APSA or Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act.

Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, or certified equivalency for foreign studies, AND, five (5) years of experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the classification, which must include two years of management or supervision; OR, a combination of experience and/or education as stated above.

Note: A master’s degree or higher degree may substitute for a total of one year of experience; in order for education to substitute for work experience as indicated above, college level coursework must demonstrate progress toward a degree and may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Résumés may be submitted online at, select the link for jobs. The first review of résumés will take place on Monday, July 2, 2018.  For additional information, contact the County of San Diego Department of Human Resources at 619-236-2191.