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Environmental Health Director

Contact Becki Casey, Human Resources Manager,
(502) 564-4269 ext 124 - employment opportunities
Added 2021-04-28
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The Franklin County Health Department is accepting applications for a Full-time Environmental Health Director.  

General Duties Include:  This position serves under the administration of the Local Health Department Director.  Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited too: Responsible for working independently to plan, develop, organize and direct a comprehensive environmental health program.  With thorough knowledge of environmental principles, policies, regulations and methods; prepare administrative rules, regulations and policies relating to environmental health programs.  Make policy decision subject to administrative approval and initiate plan for environmental health programs based on environmental and public health laws and regulations to prevent health hazards to the consumer.  Guide and direct subordinate program administrators within the county health department.  Develop administrative methods which may include reports, staff meetings and on-site visits to monitor program utilization, time, and efficiency, and to analyze operational procedures.  Prepare detailed and comprehensive program and operational reports to improve efficiency and implement recommended changes.  Assess the need for training and request that appropriate training programs be developed and implemented.  Evaluate the performance of employees and counsel problem employees, initiate disciplinary actions when appropriate, follow administrative rules and regulations.  Recommend promotion and salary advancements when appropriate.  Interviews and makes recommendations on potential employees. 

Minimum Education, Training or Experience

  • Bachelor Degree from college or university with a minor or twenty-four (24) semester hours in environmental health, biological or physical science or registration as a Kentucky Environmental Specialist/Sanitarian under KRS 233
  • And five (5) years of experience in the environmental field with at least one (1) year of experience in administrative or supervisory capacity.

Special Requirements

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license
  • An individual upon employment must become registered under the provisions of KRS 223 to remain a permanent employee per Administrative Regulations 902KAR 8:080

Starting Salary:  $22.31-$28.65/hr negotiable with experience.  Grade 24

Apply at https://KOG.CHFS.KY.GIV/HOME  . Create a citizen's account and search LHDCOS (search and apply).  Completed application must be submitted by May 16th, 2021.  Transcripts must be uploaded before the close date of the advertisement if post-secondary education is required.  Transcripts must list degree awarded.  

Qualified applicants/employees are subject to a pre-screening, selection for interview, and/or demonstration of skills testing.  Employment may be contingent upon a successful drug screening and background check.  Equal Opportunity Employer. 





Specific details

Employer Franklin County Health Department


100 Glenns Creek Road, Frankfort, KY 40601

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Advert ID: 31
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Expires: 2021-05-12
In categories: LHD: Management