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Job Title: Public Health Section Chief
Job Number: 240430-0564MP-001
Organization: State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health
Posted: 5/1/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Care Administration
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Hartford,  CT    USA
Compensation: $121,848* - $166,144/year *New State employees start at the minimum
Position Description: Public Health Section Chief Hybrid Recruitment #240430-0564MP-001 Location Hartford, CT Date Opened 5/1/2024 12:00:00 AM Salary $121,848* - $166,144/year *New State employees start at the minimum Job Type Open to the Public Close Date 5/22/2024 11:59:00 PM

Do you want to make a positive impact by working in the public sector? Are you looking to take the next step in your career? If so, please read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH) has an anticipated opening for the position of Public Health Section Chief to our Environmental Health Section (EHS). This position will report directly to a Public Health Branch Chief. The mission of the EHS is to prevent illness or disease that may be caused by environmental threats and to reduce or eliminate harmful environmental exposures. This is accomplished by applying science and regulation to assess and minimize risk and by providing data, information, and education about health and the environment.

SECTION: Environmental Health Section (EHS) ADDRESS: 410 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT WORK HOURS: Full-time, first shift, 40 hours per week SCHEDULE: Typical work schedule of Monday through Friday *Hybrid work schedule may be available. Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following: Directing the professional staff and operations of environmental health programs at the section level. Leading innovation among teams to address data system modernization and adopt new programmatic initiatives. Leading change to adopt renewed public health efforts working with program supervision and the executive leadership team. Developing programmatic strategic workplans, adopting program measures, and ensuring implementation of action items. Coordinating, planning, and managing section- wide initiatives and overseeing the implementation of department-wide initiatives, policies, and procedures. Redeveloping and renewing pertinent laws and regulations. Determining appropriate procedures for ensuring quality assurance for programs and performance standards for staff. Obtaining state and federal funds to maintain and implement environmental health programs and directing staff in cultivating new sources of funds to expand initiatives. Working with federal agencies, other states, regional, and national associations for program development. Maintaining good working relationships with individuals both within and outside of the department who might have input or impact on environmental health policies, programs, or regulatory activities. Reviewing and evaluating legislative proposals and reports on environmental health issues. Directing the preparation of surveillance data reports, investigatory reports, reports of regulatory actions, environmental health education campaigns, and required federal reports. Directing section and program responses to media inquiries. Representing the department to professional and lay groups on environmental health topics and overseeing the preparation of articles for publication on environmental health issues. What We Can Offer You: The opportunity to work for a Forbes top company: 'Forbes' State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 - State of CT Receives National Recognition for Offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits, and Flexible Schedule A Platinum Healthcare Plan, the nation’s best for state employees and dependents, according to a report by Georgetown’s Center on Health Insurance Reform and article by Ellen Andrews, Ph.D., along with comprehensive benefit offerings Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings Generous paid time off, including 13 paid holidays per calendar year Professional growth and development opportunities A healthy work/life balance to all employees State of Connecticut is an eligible Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer, meaning you may be eligible to have qualifying student loans forgiven after 10 years of service. Click here for more information. You Will Discover The Opportunity To:

Engage in a rewarding career; Showcase your talents in a meaningful role; Thrive in an exciting environment; Provide support to a division that is passionate about the work we do; Work together in a collaborative team environment.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE Three (3) years of experience in a supervisory capacity in an organization with programmatic and/or regulatory responsibilities for promoting or protecting public health.

NOTE: For state employees this experience is interpreted at the level of a Health Program Supervisor, Supervising Nurse Consultant, Child Care Licensing Supervisor, Epidemiologist 4, Environmental Protection Supervising Environmental Analyst, Supervising Environmental Engineer or Supervising Environmental Sanitarian. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED One (1) year of experience as a Public Health Services Manager may be substituted for the General Experience.

Organization Description: The Mission of the Department of Public Health (DPH) is to protect and improve the health and safety of the people of Connecticut by assuring the conditions in which people can be healthy, preventing disease, injury, and disability, and promoting the equal enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health, which is a human right and a priority of the state.

DPH accomplishes this through the implementation of its Strategic Plan which outlines the actions that DPH is taking to accomplish its Mission.

Closing Date: 8/1/2024
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Pamela Rochette,  Public Health Section Chief
Contact Location: 450 Columbus Blvd

Hartford   CT  06103
United States
Contact Location: 450 Columbus Blvd
  Hartford   CT  06103
  United States
Contact Phone: 18607135060 
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