Built Environment Section Manager (WMS Band 2) DOH6926 – Project
Washington State Department of Health
Location: Tumwater, Washington
Type: Full Time
Salary: $85,020.00 - $114,360.00
Internal Number: DOH6926
The Built Environment Section (BES) is one of six sections within the Office of Environmental Public Health Sciences. It leads the Washington wastewater-based epidemiology (WAWBE) project and promotes evidence-based policies to build healthy environments.
Our Built Environment Section Manager builds and motivates teams, leads, and supervises nine staff and has broad latitude and discretion in identifying priorities, developing strategies, and allocating resources. This position will collaboratively develop a program new to DOH with local health jurisdictions and other partners. It also focuses on managing budget allocations, identifying resource needs, ensuring performance expectations and measures are met, and strategic planning and evaluating the health impacts of policies impacting the built environment.
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is an equal-opportunity employer. DOH strives to create a working environment that is inclusive and respectful. It is our policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of our workforce.
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We are seeking a candidate with a balance of strengths in the science of the work itself, an understanding of a project's fiscal needs, and leadership skills for both internal and external partnerships.
Master’s degree in natural science, health, or related field. (Relevant experience may be substituted for a degree year by year.)
Five (5) or more years of experience working for a community-based organization or local, state, federal, or tribal agencies, or a similar organization performing one (1) or more of the following:
Analyzing scientific data and/or policies for public health impact or environmental impact, Or
Assessing the potential for adverse health impacts and identifying ways to reduce or prevent harm, Or
Implementing a program benefiting a broad range of clients with diverse needs.
Two (2) or more years of experience overseeing and understanding budgets, grants, revenue projections, contracts, or expenditures.
Two (2) or more years of experience with grant writing and serving as the principal investigator for a grant.
Two (2) or more years of experience working with diverse communities, assessing equity impacts, or conducting community engagement.
Two (2) or more years of supervisory experience.
Four (4) or more years of experience leading teams or successfully managing large, multifaceted projects.
Demonstrated experience in the following leadership competencies:
Start with mindset – Turn your mindset outward by seeing the humanity in others.
Be the change – Change your mindset regardless of whether others change theirs.
Be fully capable – Own your work, plans, actions, and impact. Position others to own theirs.
Build relationships – Eliminate the unnecessary distinctions that create distance between yourself and others.
Rethink systems and processes to turn them outward – Create an environment that energizes people rather than manages objects.
Measure results – Move yourself and your teams to achieve collective goals.
Our programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide information to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies. To accomplish all of these, we collaborate with many partners every day.
We help ensure a safer and healthier Washington by:
Working to improve health through disease and injury prevention, immunization, and newborn screening
Providing health and safety information, education and training so people can make healthy choices
Promoting a health and wellness system where we live, learn, work, play and worship
Addressing environmental health hazards associated with drinking water, food, air quality and pesticide exposure
Protecting you and your family by licensing healthcare professionals, investigating disease outbreaks and preparing for emergencies