Health Department Director
Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by PIMA COUNTY GOVERNMENT
Salary Grade: U4
As the local health officer, the Director leads the Health Department in carrying out its mission to ensure the health, safety and well-being of Pima County residents. The Director is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all operations and activities of the Department.
The Director oversees the effective performance of all key functions of a public health agency including the ongoing assessment of community health needs, developing community partnerships, and public health policy development. This position is also responsible for analyzing program effectiveness and directing changes in programs, business functions, and programmatic functions of the Department.
APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS - Please submit a resume, cover letter and a list of five professional references via email to . In the subject line of your email put "Health Department Director Application." If you do not receive a response that your email has been received within five business days, please call .
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This classification is in the unclassified service and is exempt from the Pima County Merit System Rules.
(1) A Master's degree or higher from an accredited college or university with a major in public health, business, healthcare or public administration, or a related field as determined by the County Administrator or designee and at least ten years of administrative, supervisory, or management experience in a governmental public health or related system.
OR (2)An MD, DO, DrPH., DNP, PhD, or other doctoral degree in a field relevant to public health as determined by the County Administrator or designee, and supervisory, or management experience in a governmental public health or related system. The ideal candidate is a passionate, innovative leader determined to make a difference in the health, well-being and lives of the diverse people and communities of Pima County. As a leader, the ideal candidate will promote and foster excellence, initiative, commitment, and cooperation amongst staff, partners and stakeholders.
Licenses and Certificates: Valid AZ driver license is required at time of appointment. The successful applicant will be subject to a 39-month DOT Motor Vehicle Record review to determine applicant's suitability to operate county vehicles in accordance with Pima County administrative procedures. Failure to obtain and maintain the required licenses and certifications shall be grounds for termination. Any offer of employment resulting from this recruitment is contingent upon Fleet Services' review and approval of the candidate's driving record.
Special Notice Items: The County requires pre-employment background checks. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include verification of work history, education and criminal conviction history. A prior criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify a candidate from employment with the County.
APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS - Please submit a resume, cover letter and a list of five professional references via email to . In the subject line of your Email put "Health Department Director Application." If you do not receive a response that your email has been received within five business days, please call . Position is open until filled, with first reviews beginning on September 2, 2019 CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled. When applying to this position, please note the Job Number is 20.
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