The Director of Environmental Management establishes the duties and responsibilities for the Environmental Management department and functions as the appointing authority for the department. The Director of Environmental management is responsible for all divisions within the department, to include each division within Environmental Health and Environmental Compliance.
The Director of Environmental Management reports directly to the Deputy County Executive - Social Services and is exempt from Civil Service. Through subordinate manager and supervisors, the Director of Environmental Management is responsible for developing and managing the goals, objectives, and policies of the department. The Director of Environmental Management is also responsible for advising and assisting the officials of the County agencies, departments, boards, and commissions with respect to matters assigned to the department
The County of Sacramento is seeking a dynamic individual with a broad background in Environmental Health and Compliance, including the following: regulatory compliance, safety education, protection, program management, inspections, investigations, budgeting, contract negotiation, labor relations, and management of staff. Ideal candidates are hands-on, strategic managers who have proven leadership ability to effectively manage each department division towards established goals.
The County is looking for a self-driven and enthusiastic leader with solid experience as the next Director of Environmental Management. Ideal candidates are experienced managers who hold staff accountable while promoting teamwork and cultivating an environment of mutual respect. The Director of Environmental Management must be personable and approachable and work well with individuals at all levels of the organization.
The Director of Environmental management will be a self-directed and result-oriented leader who is highly skilled at building effective professional relationships. Successful candidates will exemplify personal integrity and dedication to public service in addition to having exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Successful candidates will also possess a valid certificate of registration as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist in the State of California.
Highly qualified candidates will have extensive, in-depth management experience in the provision of Environmental health and Compliance working for a large governmental agency. Additionally, highly qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university in biological science, public health, health science, or a closely related field.
Additional Salary Information: The County of Sacramento offers an excellent compensation and benefits program. The salary range for this position is $152,178-$162,345 annually, which is dependent on qualifications and includes a 3.35% management incentive. The attractive benefits program includes:
Retirement- The County's Retirement plan is provided by the County Retirement Act of 1937 and is managed by the Sacramento County Employees' Retirement administration
Auto Allowance- $450 per month
Medical Insurance - Choice of HMO and High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP), to include Kaiser, Sutter, and Western Health Advantage.
Deferred Compensation - A deferred compensation program is available through the County 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan. The County will match contributions to the 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan up to 1% of the monthly gross salary into a 401(a) plan as long as the contributions to the 457(b) are at least 1% of gross salary continuously throughout the year.
Life Insurance- $50,000 in life insurance coverage for the employee and $2,000 for all eligible dependents. Employees have the option to purchase up to $600,000 in additional life insurance coverage
Holidays-13.5 paid holidays per year.
Vacation - Two to five weeks (based upon length of service) of paid vacation.
Sick Leave - 15 days per year
Flexible Spending Accounts - Employees may set aside funds on a pre-tax basis to pay for eligible medical and/or dependent care expenses.
Internal Number: 27842-18-O
About Sacramento County
The County of Sacramento was incorporated in 1850 in response to the needs of a growing population and was one of the original 27 counties of California. In 1933, the Sacramento County Charter was established, along with the County Executive position.The County is governed by five members of the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors, elected on a non-partisan basis to serve staggered four-year terms, each representing one of the five districts. The County Executive is responsible to the Board for planning, organizing and directing County activities. Other elected officials include the Assessor, District Attorney and the Sheriff.In 1972, an amendment to the County Charter was implemented to organize the County on an agency basis for more effective administration of functions for which the County Executive is responsible to the Board of Supervisors. Approved by the electorate, the amendment established agency heads to groups of County Departments. The four agencies within the County, which report to the County Executive and Assistant County Executive, are Administrative Services, Municipal Services, Public Works and Infrastructure, and Social Services. Sacramento County has more tha...n 30 departments and offices that provide services to County residents. The County is responsible, pursuant to the County Charter or ordinances, or by state or federal mandate, to provide health and welfare, criminal justice and municipal services (including law enforcement), as well as other services to County residents. Major services include the Airport System, Animal Care and Regulation, Clerk Recorder, Criminal Justice, Health and Welfare, Property Tax System, Regional Parks, Transportation, Waste Management and Recycling, Voter Registration and Water Resources.The County's total operating budget for 2018-19 is $4.29 billion, and there are more than 12,200 full-time employees.