Environmental Health Supervisor

Mecklenburg CountyNC

9 months ago


Job Title

Environmental Health Supervisor

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Job Overview

Coordinates environmental program activities and conducts inspections in specialty areas. Assists in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and systems. This supervisory position is responsible for overseeing a team of Environmental Health Department staff who are charged with protecting and promoting public health through enforcement of state and local environmental health laws, rules, and regulations.


Salary Range: $79,118.55 - $98,898.19

This is an exempt (salaried) position.

Pay rates are based on education, skill, experience level, and internal equity. Internal equity considerations include an assessment of the applicant's salary history and qualifications in comparison to the market rate and requirements for the job.


  • Supervise, review, and evaluate the work of environmental health staff and prepare staff performance reviews; promotes individual growth and development; and recommend disciplinary action.
  • Ensure critical uniformity in ongoing interpretation and application of environmental health programs through the preparation of detailed policy and procedural guidelines; reviews and analyzes staff inspection reports; files documentation and field observations; independently initiates corrective action in problem situations.
  • Develop, implement, and supervise internal and external professional training activities and education programs.
  • Recommend legal action to be taken for violation of state laws intended to protect citizens' health and well-being following the review of evidence and staff documentation.
  • Provide technical guidance to environmental staff, managers, citizens, and contractors based on scientific knowledge and past experience, determining alternative methods of addressing issues to eliminate or minimize potential negative consequences.
  • Supervise and direct food, vector, or water-borne communicable disease outbreak investigations, provides leadership and coordinating team effort; collates and analyzes data to corroborate or disprove hypotheses as to the cause of the outbreak and prepares a written report of findings.
  • Provide a second opinion and on-site verification on establishment/facility permit suspensions and closures.
  • Assist in developing and maintenance of division/program budget, expenditures, policies, and procedures.
  • Assist manager in grant application procedures and grant maintenance as well as record maintenance and retention.
  • Coordinate division/program inspection and investigation activities with outside agencies and other County departments.
  • Review plans and variance request documents for compliance with State and Local regulations.
  • Attend state and local meetings and cross-departmental meetings as Environmental Health representative.
  • Conduct and oversee inspections and investigations in a variety of settings for the purposes of protecting public health and safety.


  • Experience: Minimum of five years of Environmental Health and authorizations) in the areas of supervision.
  • Education: Graduate from a b
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  • Management Science8%

  • Environmental Science7%

  • Public Health6%

  • Biology5%

  • Environmental Studies5%

  • 140 other majors65%

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  • US EPA


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