City Of Houston, TX Houston , TX 77020
Posted 7 days ago
PN#29668 DIVISION MANAGER (EXE LEV)
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The Houston Health Department provides traditional public health services and seeks to use innovative methods to meet the community's present and future needs. Our mission is to work in partnership with the community to promote and protect the health and social well-being of all Houstonians. HHD is now the first health department in Texas and the second in a large U.S. city to earn national accreditation.
The Houston Health Department is seeking a high energy individual that is grounded and mature both personally and professionally to fill the role of Division Manager in our Public Health Services Division.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:Directs the management, coordination, implementation, administration and operation of Health and Multi-Service Centers.
The Division Manager will be responsible for the following functions:
Manages and directs managers (direct and indirect personnel) at various sites, reviews operations, and may establish objectives within the assigned department.
Oversee hiring, disciplinary actions, training and development for branch, counsels and evaluate staff performance.
Interacts with departmental managers/supervisors, elected officials, business and community leaders, and the public to identify opportunities, build partnerships and resolve issues to improve/or enhance public health in the Community.
Monitors division operations to ensure effective coordination, information flow and policy compliance.
Completes special projects as assigned, working on a wide variety of administrative, professional, management and community issues and problems of medium to high complexity
Participate as a key member on the Incident Command Structure team supporting the department in various roles in its response to a Public Health Emergency (i.e., Hurricane, Tornado, flooding, fire, etc.).
Develops and recommends plans, policies, and programs designed to improve departmental efficiency and effectiveness.
The position is physically comfortable, the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Engineering or a closely related field.
Seven (7) years of progressive professional experience closely related to the activities of the division are required, with at least three (3) of the years in a supervisory capacity.
A Master's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a field closely related to the activities of the division may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.
Directly related professional experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Preference will be give to applicants that possess:
Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6. GENERAL INFORMATION
SELECTION / SKILSS TESTS REQUIRED
Department may administer skills assessment test
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION YES
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
SALARY INFORMATION GENERAL FUNDS
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.
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Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.
EOE Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.
City Of Houston, TX