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Environmental Health Division Director

Mid-Michigan District Heatlh Department LogoCompany: Mid-Michigan District Health Department 

Location: Stanton, MI

Date Posted:  August 22, 2017

Application Deadline:  September 1, 2017

Employment Type: Full time

Salary:  $66,684.80 - $81,099.20 annually 


Environmental Health Division Director  

About the Position

The Mid-Michigan District Health Department is a three-county district health department covering Clinton, Gratiot and Montcalm Counties and has an opening for a full-time Environmental Health Division Director to provide public health services based on the core competency and essential functions of public health. This position is based in our Administrative Offices location in Stanton but will be expected to work district-wide. This position will work under the supervision of the Health Officer.

General Description of Responsibilities:

This is an administrative level position responsible for planning and administering environmental health programs on a department-wide basis and must exercise extensive independent judgment.

This position is responsible for administering environmental health programs in the areas of enforcement and education, and for the implementation of federal, state, and local environmental health laws. Responsible to provide consultation and education related to a variety of environmental health issues and must exercise extensive skill in dealing with the public and public officials. This position is responsible for the overall assessment of the community’s environmental health as well as policy development and assurance of protection of the public’s health within the community.

Qualifications

  • Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health or related field of science or engineering, or its equivalent in terms of education, experience, and training is required.  A Master’s Degree in Environmental Health, Public Health, or Public Administration, and/or any professional certification applicable to the job responsibilities is desirable.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressively more responsible experience in environmental health inspection and enforcement which included administrative and supervisory experience or the equivalent.
  • Registered Environmental Health Specialist or meeting requirements of the National Environmental Health Association’s (NEHA) exam, or its equivalent certification.

How to Apply 

Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter and resume along with a completed employment application that may be downloaded from our Agency website at www.mmdhd.org under – About MMDHD/Employment and send to: Mid-Michigan District Health Department, Attn: Human Resources, 615 N. State St., Suite 2, Stanton, MI  48888 or e-mail: hr@mmdhd.org