CAREER BOARD

    CITY OF HOUSTON
invites applications for the position of:

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (EXE LEV)

City of Houston Director.pdf


SALARY:

$3,776.00 - $4,835.00 Biweekly
$98,176.00 - $125,710.00 Annually

$3,776.00 - $4,835.00 Biweekly
$98,176.00 - $125,710.00 Annually

OPENING DATE:  12/19/17

12/19/2017

CLOSING DATE:  02/20/18

02/20/2018

POSITION OVERVIEW:

PN# 18351: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (Executive Level)

Applications accepted from: 
ALL PERSONS INTERESTED
Department: Health & Human Services
Reporting Location: 8000 N. Stadium
Workdays & Hours:  Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.*
*Subject to change

The Assistant Director directs and manages the Office of Surveillance and Public Health Preparedness.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  • Provides public health expertise and leadership for the Department.
  • Serves as a consultant for ongoing public health practice as it relates to prevention, communicable and chronic diseases, emerging public health issues and has extensive knowledge of population health, preventive medicine, Laboratory oversight, Public Health Preparedness, Jail Health program and Epidemiology.
  • Demonstrates extensive public health expertise to implement and provide strategic direction for following areas: Laboratory Services, data and epidemiology investigations and analysis, Public Health Preparedness, Jail Health and Informatics program to ensure alignment with HHD goal and priorities and best practices.
  • Demonstrates organizational effectiveness management, optimal people and resources utilization, and effective data-driven decisions to balance public health issues, departmental priorities, stakeholder interests and make effective decisions.
  • Develops evidence-based programming utilizing data-driven outcomes for program and policy decisions to ensure continuous quality improvement and program effectiveness.
  • Ability to integrate performance management into program activities, provide coaching and mentoring for improved success as well as provide personalized recognition to celebrate success. Clearly demonstrates and articulates a vision and expectation to the team and obtain commitment for program and Department success.
  • Provides oversight of various grant and general fund budgets and seeks opportunities for additional grant submissions.


WORKING CONDITIONS
This position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc. There are no major sources of discomfort in a normal office environment.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION
Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a closely related field to the duties of the position. 
 
EXPERIENCE
Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience are required. With at least three (3) of those years in a managerial capacity. A Master's degree may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.
 
LICENSE  
A valid driver's license and compliance with the City of Houston policy on driving are also required.   

PREFERENCES:

Preference will be given to applicants that possess a Master's in Public Health or Epidemiology or PhD in a field closely related to the duties of the position.

**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**

GENERAL INFORMATION:

SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
The Department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.
 
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION             Yes         
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
 
SALARY INFORMATION                     
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification. 

Pay Grade 32  
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.
 
To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm.
 
Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, with specific instructions, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
 
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity: The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

http://www.houstontx.gov

careers@houstontx.gov



CITY OF HOUSTON
invites applications for the position of:

BUREAU CHIEF, PUBLIC HEALTH (EXE LEVEL)

CITY OF HOUSTON.pdf

SALARY:

$3,709.81 - $4,036.92 Biweekly
$96,455.06 - $104,959.92 Annually

OPENING DATE:

12/08/17

CLOSING DATE:

02/09/18 11:59 PM

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS


Division: Community Health Services
Section:  Area Operations
Reporting Location: 8000 North Stadium Dr.
Workdays & Hours: M - F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.* (*Subject to change)

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The Houston Health Department has an exciting opportunity for a Bureau Chief, Public Health.  The selected candidate will supervise and coordinate the activities of Bureau employees  in the Area Operations for the Community Health Services division.  The duties are as follows, but not limited to: 

  • Supervises and coordinates standardization of services and programs through policy development, training and quality assurance.
  • Develops technical programs for the Bureau.
  • Coordinates, monitors and evaluates administrative and professional public health activities and Programs with special focus on service utilization, staff development, HIPAA compliance, employee health and electronic medical records system.
  • Designs, develops and recommends new public health programs and strategies to handle expanded community growth and need for additional services, control, education, facilities, research and resources.
  • Meets with employee, governmental, business, professional, civic and other groups to discuss public health policies, programs and objectives.


WORKING CONDITIONS
The position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
A Doctoral degree in Public Health or a closely related field, such as Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry or Physics is required.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Four years of supervisory and administrative experience in a major health agency are required.

A Master's degree in Public Health or a closely related field, such as Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry or Physics, and seven years of supervisory and administrative experience in a major health agency may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
Valid Texas Driver's License and compliance with the City of Houston policy on driving (AP 2-2).

PREFERENCES:

Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.** 

  • A strong preference for candidate to possess experience in clinic operations management (flow, utilization, outcomes).
  • A strong preference for candidate to possess experience with internal and external partnership development.  
  • DIS/Surveillance experience

GENERAL INFORMATION:

SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
None. However, the Department may administer a skills assessment test.  

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION
Yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if candidate is promoted into this position, he/she must pass an assigned drug test.                

GENERAL FUND POSITION
Grants & Special funded positions are dependent upon continued available funds. If funding is no longer available, employee may be laid off or transferred. Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

Salary Range – Pay Grade 30
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: 
www.houstontx.gov.  To view your detailed application status, please login to your online profile by visiting:  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm
For application status inquiries please contact 832.393.4897. 

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
 
 If you need special services or accommodations, please call TTY 7-1-1.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information.
 

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy. 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.houstontx.gov

ONLINE SUBMISSIONS REQUIRED
Houston, TX 77002
careers@houstontx.gov

Position #18304
BUREAU CHIEF, PUBLIC HEALTH (EXE LEVEL)
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