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Posted: 11/6/2019
Job Reference #: 19399-1
Categories: Government

Job Description

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Job Title: Environmental Health Supervisor

Closing Date: Open Until Filled
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i.e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle
Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not
be considered.
Job Number: 19-399
Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Department: Tribal Health Department

City: Sacaton, AZLocations: 433 W. Seed farm Road

Area of Interest: Health
Salary Type: DOE
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $56,957 Salary

Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes

The Environmental Health Supervisor is responsible for performing a diverse, advanced, and specialized nature
of program services. This position requires independent judgment and analysis of facts, independent actions and
decisions to be consistent with policies, general directives and regulations. The incumbent will perform more
complex and sensitive duties related to environmental health programs.

Plan, organize and manage reservation-Wide environmental health services programs related to codes and
ordinances, epidemiology, emergency response, food sanitation, institutional health, recreational sanitation,
substandard housing, vector control, wastewater management.Interpret Tribal laws, codes, ordinances related to environmental health; evaluate, train staff, develop
environmental health related educational materials, write inspection reports and provide recommendations
and referrals to other departments and agencies. Prepare and present presentations to the community,
departments, and other agencies as needed.Provides daily supervision of the Environmental Health Specialist and Technicians; conduct performance
evaluations, schedule staff assignments, ensure the day-to-day operations meet program compliance according
to tribal codes, ordinances and program policy.Coordinate and collaborate with injury prevention, Office of Emergency Management and other tribal and
outside agencies.Prepare monthly report, semiannual and annual report and submit to Environmental Health Manager in a
timely manner.Conduct regular inventory of all Environmental Health program operational and of?ce equipment, vehicles,
etc., document and identify issues/needs of all program operations and recommend and assist in mitigation of
issues. Update and develop plan, policies, SOP, codes, ordinances, program strategic plans and goals.
Conduct reviews and evaluations of all Environmental health program services to meet the Community’s
needs; and provide recommendations of changes to regulations.Attend meetings, conferences and public forums; write reports and make technical presentations.Perform other related duties as assigned.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:o Considerable knowledge of Environmental health sanitation laws and regulations including; principles and
practice of public health including food handling, food processing, health promotion and disease prevention
including water borne, food borne, air borne, vector borne control, techniques of enforcement.
Knowledgeable of Tribal laws and Public Health rules and regulations pertaining to environmental health.
Ability to plan, organize and direct multiple activities of the environmental health program.Ability to effectively plan, supervise and coordinate work of others.Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community members
and other tribal and outside agencies.
0 Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position; agree to maintain a Drug-free workplace.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene, Natural
Science, or a closely related field and a minimum of four (4) years’ experience as a Registered Sanitarian (R.S.)
with the state of Arizona or Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) with the National Environment
Health Association; and which includes two (2) years supervisory experience.


Registered Sanitarian (R.S,) with the state of AZ or Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) with the
National Environmental Health Association.Required to obtain a Tribal Driving permit. Valid state driver’s license with a current proof of driving record for
the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must be
submitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of submission of the
application.Supervisory, Salaried Position
Reports to Director or designee


- Medical - EPO or PPO Self-Funded Plan utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Network

- Prescription Program

- Dental - Plan is provided through CIGNA with no deductible for preventive services or $50 (individual)/$150
(family) deductible for basic and major services

- Vision - plan benefits are provided through SightCare of Arizona and carry a $10 co-pay for exams, zero co-

- Life and AD&D - We offer voluntary or supplemental life insurance for Employee & Dependents through
METLIFE Group Insurance. GRIC pays the full cost for your Basic Life and AD&D.Other Voluntary Benefits -

- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
° Short Term Disability

- Long Term Disability

- Employee Assistance Program

- 12 Paid Holidays

- Vacation Leave

- Sick LeavePreference in ?lling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, U. S. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving
the full and equal opportunity Without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National Origin,
Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River
Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the
required documentation to the completed Employment Application.Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)


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