DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
TRANSFER OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 90022
Essential Job Functions
Provides technical leadership to staff in the daily duties of the Land Use Program.
Oversees staff inspections of sewage disposal systems, County probation and detention camps, fire camps and feeding facilities for emergency/disaster operations, and special use cabins for the US Forest Service.
Evaluates staff needs and recommends training courses for the staff.
Develops, implements and/or processes procedures for handling paperwork from staff, including EHDARS, vacation requests, timecard submissions and corrections.
Develops, implements and/or processes enforcement orders such as Notice of Violations, Inspection Reports, Hearing Notices, referral notices to other agencies, and legal procedures.
Performs complex plan reviews related to onsite sewage disposal systems.
Investigates and prepares written letters in response to complaints received by departmental executives and the Board of Supervisors for review of the Chief.
Assists program Chief with field audits, Office Hearings and staff adherence to County policies related to Health and Safety.
Implements procedures and/or provides direction in the maintenance of the County vehicles.
Tracks the repair/maintenance of these vehicles and to whom they are assigned.
Interacts with other federal, state, and local agencies.
Reviews documents, periodicals, newsletters, pending legislation, and other sources of information that may affect land use and prepares reports as necessary.
Develops and implements procedural guidelines for new regulations initiated by State or Federal Agencies.
Provides consultation and advice to the public and other agencies regarding land use issues.
Processes requests for information from the public according to the Public Record Act and County policies.
The incumbent must be self-starter and possess effective verbal and written communication skills, ability to work independently and as a team-player, a positive attitude, flexibility in handling work assignments, strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines, knowledge of Public Health License/Permit procedures, and computer skills (Microsoft Office Programs).
Candidates may be required to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and must be able to bend, kneel, stoop, climb, sit, stand, walk, reach above shoulder, grasp, push and pull to carry out essential job functions.
Candidates must have a valid California Class C Driver's License, the ability to drive on unpaved roads, and the ability to read maps or follow computer voice instructions to locate undeveloped properties without addresses.
Must currently be a permanent Los Angeles County employee who holds the payroll title of Environmental Health Specialist IV.
Must be a self-starter and possess excellent and effective verbal and written
communication skills, ability to work independently and as a team-player, a positive attitude, flexibility in handling work assignments, excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines, familiarity with EnvisionConnect including invoicing of service requests, ability to serve as role model for other staff, knowledge of Public Health and functions of other County Departments, computer skills (Microsoft Office Programs) and a willingness to develop a comprehensive knowledge of onsite wastewater treatment system requirements.
To be considered email the following information to **** :
Request for Lateral Transfer form
Last two (2) Performance Evaluations
Timesheets covering the last twenty-four (24) months
Environmental Health - Administrative Liaison Unit
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
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