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Job Title: Program Manager-Environmental Public Health
Job Number:
Organization: Tulsa Health Department
Posted: 7/6/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Environmental Health
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Tulsa,  OK    USA
Position Description: POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: •Primarily responsible for defining the scope, planning specific activities, and supervising personnel in the implementation of health department programs regarding food protection services, public bathing, and barbershops. •Assigns daily work, motivates and encourages subordinates, assists subordinates in resolving client concerns and responding to inquiries, problems, and complaints. •Reviews and prepares analyses and reports of activities, costs, and operations; and forecasts data to determine progress toward stated goals and objectives. •Makes recommendations concerning remedial actions to correct food protection issues; initiates enforcement procedures related to food protection programs; recommends and implements compliance actions such as warnings, fines, compliance conferences, hearings, license suspension, or closure; and over-sees follow-up investigations to monitor progress toward correcting the condition. •Selects, evaluates, trains, and standardizes staff members to ensure the efficient delivery of program services; builds and supports a customer first, customer friendly orientation; and recommends associated personnel actions. •Represents the TCCHD through professional affiliations and participation in community groups. •Participates in licensing and certification programs. •Prepares recommendations for the annual budget for supervised programs and assists in monitoring expenditures against the budget during the year. •Provides technical assistance to municipalities, industry, community groups, and others regarding Food Protection programs; and solicits cooperation in promoting sound environmental public health /public health practices. •Coordinates inspections and enforcement activities with other federal and local officials. •Completes required training in support of duties and responsibilities of this position. •Other duties as assigned including those required to fulfill activities in support of public health emergency operations.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in physical, natural, or biological science, public health, environmental health, environmental science, or related science field is required with a minimum of thirty (30) semester hours in natural, physical, or biological sciences, public health and/or environmental health. Master’s degree in Public Health or a related science field preferred.

Qualifications: Experience: Five years of experience as an environmental specialist with specific experience of 3-5 years in a food safety program required. Five years of supervisory experience preferred.

Licenses: Registered as an Environmental Health Specialist in Oklahoma or has national registration, Oklahoma State Department of Health. Valid Driver’s License.

Special Requirements: •The Oklahoma State Department of Health and the Tulsa City-County Health Department will require all applicants and incumbents at this level to be eligible for registration as a Sanitarian-In-Training. Registration shall be with the Department of Registration, Oklahoma State Department of Health, provided in 59 O.S. 1981, Section 907, which states in part: •“(a) any person who on or before January 1, 1976, submits under oath evidence satisfactory to the Department that he has been a resident of the State of Oklahoma for at least one (1) year immediately preceding the date of application, and that he was employed in the field of sanitation on the effective date of this Act (May 27, 1975), may be registered as a professional sanitarian; (b) any person… who after the effective date of this Act… who shall have a B.S. degree, an Environmental Science Degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university with at least thirty (30) semester hours work in physical, natural and biological sciences, public health and/or environmental health together with such other qualifications as may be established by the Department…”

Organization Description: The Tulsa Health Department is committed to a constant pursuit of a healthier Tulsa. Since its establishment in 1950, the Tulsa Health Department serves as the primary public health agency to more than 600,000 Tulsa County residents, including 13 municipalities and four unincorporated areas. The agency is dedicated to empowering citizens to make healthy choices that carry forward for future generations.

Our vision is simple: to become the healthiest county in the country. Our team members carry out our purpose- to improve the health and well-being of all Tulsa county residents- by treating everyone the ‘THD Way,’ putting the community first in every decision, and being accountable to each other and to the public.

No goal is too big or too small for us to tackle, which is why we need resilient, compassionate, and dedicated people to join our team. We need people who love people and are willing to go the extra mile to help a client or person in need.

Closing Date: 10/6/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Patrice Hendrickson,  Program Manager-Environmental Public Health
Contact Location: 5051 S 129th E Ave

Tulsa   OK  74137
United States
Contact Location: 5051 S 129th E Ave
  Tulsa   OK  74137
  United States
Contact Phone: 9185954437 
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How to Apply: Please apply on the career page of our website.

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Web Site Delete Date: 10/6/2018