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Director of Environmental Management

El Dorado CountyCompany:  County of El Dorado

Location: Placerville, CA

Date Posted: April 28, 2017

Application Deadline:  May 12, 2017

Employment Type: Full time

Salary:  $126,214 - $153,421 Annually DOE 


Director of Environmental Management 

About the Position

The County of El Dorado is conducting this recruitment to fill one (1) full time vacancy in the Department of Environmental Management, located in Placerville, CA.  This position is an at-will Department Head position appointed by the Board of Supervisors.

A Training and Experience Evaluation may be utilized to determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.

DEFINITION

Under general policy direction, plans, organizes and directs the activities and programs of the Environmental Management Department, including environmental health, hazardous materials, solid waste management and vector control; provides expert professional assistance to County management staff in areas of responsibility.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This class has department level responsibility for overall policy development, program planning, fiscal management, administration and operation of the Environmental Management Department. The incumbent is responsible for developing and accomplishing departmental goals and objectives, in addition to furthering County policy goals and objectives as determined by the Board of Supervisors and Chief Administrative Officer.

Qualifications

Education & Experience Requirements:

Equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in environmental science, environmental engineering, a health discipline or other related field AND four years of supervisory or managerial experience which has included environmental program planning and implementation.

NOTE:  The  above  qualifications  are  a  typically  accepted  way  of obtaining  the required knowledge and skills.

Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted) Equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in environmental science, environmental engineering, a health discipline or other related field AND four years of supervisory or managerial experience which has included environmental program planning and implementation.

NOTE:  The  above  qualifications  are  a  typically  accepted  way  of obtaining  the required knowledge and skills.

Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted) Equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in environmental science, environmental engineering, a health discipline or other related field AND four years of supervisory or managerial experience which has included environmental program planning and implementation.

NOTE:  The  above  qualifications  are  a  typically  accepted  way  of obtaining  the required knowledge and skills.

Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted) Equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in environmental science, environmental engineering, a health discipline or other related field AND four years of supervisory or managerial experience which has included environmental program planning and implementation.

NOTE:  The  above  qualifications  are  a  typically  accepted  way  of obtaining  the required knowledge and skills.

Knowledge of:

  • Administrative principles and practices including goal and objectives development, work planning, budgeting and employee supervision.
  • Principles and practices of environmental quality control, including basic sanitary sciences applied to air and water quality, sewage and waste disposal, food and beverage, housing, vector control, solid waste management, hazardous materials and epidemiological control.
  • Basic budgetary principles and practices.
  • Applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations.
  • Principles  and  practices  of  program  management,  including development,  planning, monitoring, evaluation and administration.

Skill in: 

  • Planning, organizing, assigning, directing, reviewing, and evaluating the work of assigned staff.
  • Training staff in work procedures and providing for their professional development.
  • Administering  and  managing  a  variety  of  technical  environmental health  projects  and programs.
  • Recommending  comprehensive  environmental  management  policy  and programs  based upon community needs, available resources and overall County priorities and policies.
  • Providing  technical  assistance  and  staff  leadership  to  boards  and commissions  within assigned function.
  • Using sound independent judgment and responding sensitively to community environmental health issues and concerns.
  • Communicating effectively with a variety of individual citizens, citizen groups, boards and commissions, staff and governmental groups.
  • Coordinating environmental management programs with other departments and agencies and preparing sound, oral and written reports and recommendations.
  • Preparing clear and concise technical reports, correspondence and other written materials.

Other Requirements

Must possess a valid driver's license. Must be able to attend evening meetings. Must be registered as an Environmental Health Specialist in the State of California.

How to Apply

Apply online: http://www.edcgov.us