Health Program Manager I

Deadline: 4/1/14

NE DHHS is seeking a Health Program Manager I. This position will serve as manager and public contact for the Nebraska Radon and Indoor Air Quality Programs. Provide public assistance for Indoor Air Quality issues including mold and mercury poisoning, spills and cleanup. Perform and review inspections to determine compliance with the Nebraska Clean Indoor Air Act and implementation of the Nebraska Radon Program rules and regulations including the review of license applications, and renewals. Prepare technical reports; provide guidance to other health professionals for investigations of incidents and potential environmental health hazards. This position will manage the Radon grant and oversee subgrants with Nebraska’s local health departments. Draft subgrants in accordance with the Federal Grant requirements and priorities of the NE Department of Public Health (DPH); Identify subgrants deliverables and assign payments for completion of deliverable; receive and review quarterly progress reports; provide technical assistance to local health departments related to Radon and Indoor Air Quality and Clean Indoor Air Act issues.

REQUIREMENTS: Coursework/training in public administration, health sciences and experience in an agency organization with responsibility for planning, implementation, budgeting, monitoring, evaluating, and marketing a program or service.

PREFERRED: Bachelors degree in public administration or health sciences. Experience in Microsoft Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

KSA: Good public speaking and presentation skills a must. Knowledge of the principles and practices of environmental health; Federal and State laws, Nebraska rules and regulations; the equipment and techniques used for indoor air inspections and radon measurement; and the principles of investigations and regulation enforcement pertinent to environmental health. Knowledge of: the principles and practices of administration including planning, organizing, budgeting and staffing; the principles of grant writing and grant administration; the techniques of research, planning and evaluation; the practices and techniques of management. Ability to: interpret and apply state and federal laws and standards, agency rules, policies and procedures, and technical narrative material; communicate effectively; effectively interact with program representatives and the public; apply instructions; summarize program and administrative data/statistics into reports; formulate short and long range plans.

View the full job description and apply at NE Jobs online.