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31 Mar 2022

Full-Time Solid Waste Program Manager II – Public Health

Clark County Human Resources Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Job Summary


The Solid Waste Program Manager II ensures the quality, effectiveness, and equitability of Environmental Public Health programs to maintain and improve health outcomes for Clark County residents and visitors.  Work is performed in concert with the other Program Managers to ensure consistency, work unit cross collaboration, strategic program development, innovative service delivery and continuous quality improvement as well as effective application of policies and regulations across all programs.




Requires a bachelor’s degree in public health, environmental management, environmental science, or a closely related field; Master’s degree is preferred. The degree must have been conferred by an institution of higher education and have National Recognition of Accrediting Agencies by the U.S. Secretary of Education, and official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.


At least four years of related experience including supervision.  Strong management experience with demonstrated success in program development and leading organizational change will be valued over educational experience alone.  Additional areas of Environmental Health knowledge are desirable as well as experience related to emergency preparedness and other more general public health programs.


Any combination of education, experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the work will be considered.


Knowledge of:  principles and practices of program operations; principles and practices of project management, including planning, scheduling, monitoring, and problem solving; methods and procedures of budget development, justification, monitoring and forecasting; principles and practices of quality assurance and quality improvement; qualitative and quantitative data for use in strategic planning and decision-making; key components of cultural competency; awareness of differences, attitude to examine believes and values, knowledge of differences and skills to effectively and appropriately work across cultures; core competencies for Public Health Professionals and uses them to identify professional growth opportunities.


Ability to:  effectively and respectively work with persons from diverse backgrounds including: age, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, socioeconomic status, physical characteristics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, health status, genetic predisposition, political belief or mental or physical ability; identify the role of cultural, social and behavioral factors in determining the delivery of Public Health services; research and implement approaches to address problems that take into account cultural differences and working with diverse populations; recognize and address discrimination, stereotypes and stigmas in the work environment; recognize features of personal behavior which are affected by culture; perform communicable disease control and surveillance activities; effectively plan, assign, direct and evaluate the work of others; delegate responsibility and authority and assure success; carry out policy directives in an effective and timely manner; establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, the public, policy makers, other governmental jurisdictions, contractors, community agencies and other Clark County staff; mediate difficult working relationships; effectively use a personal computer, Microsoft Office software, e-mail, electronic scheduling, and internet to accomplish job functions; work effectively in stressful and sensitive situations.


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Salary Grade: M2.827 ($6,834.00 – $9,655.00) per month

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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