The town of Milton seeks a professional, administrative, and technical worker to administer various public health programs including public and environmental health programs and policies, public health, emergency management and bioterrorism planning and response and all other related work, as required. The Assistant Health Director works under the policy direction of the Board of Health, and the Health Director in accordance with state laws
and regulations; works independently on a daily basis in accordance with department policies. Work is generally performed under varying office and clinical conditions; some risk of exposure to disagreeable environments; potential exposure to communicable; infectious diseases when working with clients and potential exposure to new chemical or bioterrorist agents.
- Represents Board of Health in relations with other town departments, state, local and federal agencies, and community groups, maintains cooperative relations with town departments.
- Serves as Animal Inspector
- Responsible for the maintenance of public health records and preparation of monthly and annual reports; processes numerous types of reports of diseases; supervises permit and licensing processes.
- Develops and presents educational seminars and packets for permit and license holders and the general public on topics of general or special interest, such as compliance with state laws and board of health requirements on rabies and radon.
- Performs similar or related work as required, or as situation dictates.
Recommended Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor of Science degree; three-five years’ experience in public health, environmental health; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Massachusetts Vehicle Operator’s License, Certification required in the following categories within one year of employment: Certified Pool Operator certificate (CPO), Certified Food Protection Manager Certificate (CFPM), MA PHIT Housing course certificate.
- Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of modern public health.
- Thorough knowledge of applicable state and local public health laws and regulations.
- Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form. Ability to collaborate with staff and organize work load. Ability to appraise individual and community health needs and problems and to interpret medical findings and public health laws and regulations to the general public.
- Skill in the use of various computer programs and websites. Excellent interpersonal skill.
- Compassion for people of all ages. Organizational and budgetary skills. Excellent customer service
- Minimal physical effort required when performing functions under typical office conditions. Ability to
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