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Job Title: Supervisor - Environmental Health
Job Number: 19254
Organization: El Paso County
Posted: 6/3/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Environmental Health
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Colorado Springs,  CO    USA
Compensation: Depends on qualifications
Position Description: Supervises the duties of the program assistants for the Environmental Health Division. Serves as the central contact person for the division and oversees the day-to-day management of administrative functions to ensure program operations flow smoothly. Deals with a diverse group of community partners, external callers, and visitors as well as internal contacts at all levels of the organization.

Under direction of the Division Director, assigns, directs and supervises the duties of Program Assistants for the Environmental Health Division. Ensures work is performed in a timely and accurate manner. Conducts performance appraisals, approves time cards and leave slips and assists with disciplinary actions. Motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance. Performs complex and confidential administrative functions including developing and typing written correspondence. Responds to routine external correspondence. Types memos, reports, prepares budget adjustments, purchase requisitions, payment requests and other department forms and documents. Prepares confidential surveys and reports, collects information, complies into standard format, prints proofs and provides to management for approval. Coordinates projects as assigned by management. Updates and ensures the integrity of program databases. Provides staff and customers with general and/or explanatory information; answers and handles elevated complaints or concerns. Ensures community partners, customers, vendors and employees are handled in a professional and courteous manner. Prepares and maintains the department's activity and event lists and distributes as required. May make travel arrangements as requested. Oversees the program filing system. Performs verifications and sign-off for fees collected and the daily closeout of nightly deposits. Ensures all policies and procedures are followed per the Department Cash Receipts Policy. Participates in departmental emergency planning and response activities. Promotes public health within the community. Takes personal responsibility to provide exceptional customer service in order to promote and maintain a positive Public Health image, constructive working environment, and foster pride and professionalism in the workplace and community. Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent education required. Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field preferred. Minimum three (3) years of administrative experience. Minimum one (1) year of leadership experience in one of the following areas: managing staff, teams, or programs. Must be able to lead, guide and motivate the work of others. Ability to communicate and organize projects among a broad spectrum of personnel, frequently under deadline pressure. Skill in demonstrating a cooperative, professional attitude to cultivate relationships both within and outside the organization. Skill in prioritizing and organizing multiple tasks and the ability to complete projects in a timely manner. Ability to respond in a flexible manner and re-prioritize work as situations change. Ability to demonstrate sound judgment by taking appropriate actions regarding questionable findings or concerns. Ability to identify problems and work creativity to resolve them, considering the impact of actions on Public Health. Ability to identify results of efforts and problems identified/potential problems and to develop and recommend corrective actions to supervisor. Knowledge and understanding of company policies and procedures. Ability to write and maintain accurate records and reports to meet management objectives. Ability to maintain the security of sensitive and confidential information. Ability to work independently and in a team environment. Skilled in training and presentation. Ability to perform under stress and when confronted with persons acting under stress. Skill in using a personal computer and various software packages including Microsoft Office. Knowledge of grammar and composition. Maintain regular and punctual attendance. Must pass conditional post offer background investigation, drug screen and motor vehicle record check. Licenses/Certificates Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado Driver's License.

Work Conditions Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Some travel may be required. Public Health employees are responsible for providing proof of vaccinations and/or tuberculosis testing as applicable to the specific position and must provide proof of completion of required vaccinations/testing or proof of initiation within sixty (60) days of hire date.

Organization Description: Our Mission: El Paso County is a regional leader providing valued and necessary community services in the most cost- effective manner.

El Paso County lies in east central Colorado and encompasses more than 2,158 square miles – slightly more than twice the area of the state of Rhode Island (excluding Narragansett Bay). While the western portion of El Paso County is extremely mountainous, the eastern part is prairie land where dairy cows and beef cattle are the main source of ranchers’ income. The altitude ranges from about 5,095 feet (1569 m) on the southern border at Black Squirrel Creek to 14,110 feet (4301 m) on the summit of Pikes Peak, near the western boundary. The county seat is located in Colorado Springs.

El Paso County became a territorial county in 1861 before Colorado became a state in 1876.

The natural physical beauty of the area, situated at the base of Pikes Peak and with an uninterrupted view of the Front Range, can be enjoyed by all. The magnificent scenery inspired Katharine Lee Bates to write the poem “America the Beautiful” after her visit here. The mild climate, on average, supplies 285 days of sunshine, 15 inches of rain, 35 inches of snow, and very low levels of humidity.

Closing Date: 9/3/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Johanna Seeling,  Supervisor - Environmental Health
Contact Location: 2880 International Circle, Ste. N060

Colorado Springs   CO  80910
United States
Contact Location: 2880 International Circle, Ste. N060
 
  Colorado Springs   CO  80910
  United States
Contact Phone: 7195207486 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: employment@elpasoco.com
Web Address: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ElPasoCountyCo/jobs/2463027/supervisor-environmental-health?p
How to Apply: Visit El Paso County's website to complete an online application.

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