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manager, Lead Poisoning Control Section:Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention

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listing title:manager, Lead Poisoning Control Section
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Organization: Maine Center for Disease Control and avoidance
Published: 7/12/2019
Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Environmental Health
Business Sector: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Job location: Augusta,  ME    USA
Compensation: $47,798 - $65,457
Position Description: You will join Maine's Childhood Lead Poisoning avoidance Unit (CLPPU), one of the first programs in the country to provide inspection services for children with blood lead levels as low as 5 ug/dL. You will serve as the manager for the Lead Poisoning Control Section (LPCS) of the CLPPU. Your primary responsibilities will be to manage a staff of Environmental Lead Inspection Coordinators, contracted risk assessment services, and related activities to identify and remove lead hazards in the homes of lead-poisoned children as set forth by Maine's Lead Poisoning Control Act and connected rules. You will also be responsible for managing enforcement actions for violations of the Lead Poisoning Control Act. You will coordinate LPCS activities with external partners, including recipients of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Lead Hazard Control Grants, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection's Lead Hazard avoidance Program, and local public housing authorities.
You will also: •Assign and supervise work of staff and perform timely performance evaluations •Plan for and run weekly staff meetings and participate in weekly program-level management meetings •Compile and review performance measures to assess staff and contractor caseloads and timeliness •Maintain and develop environmental case management standard operating procedures •supervise and quality assure proper documentation and record keeping for the LPCS •Maintain strong expertise of all statutes and regulations at the state and federal level that govern activities related to environmental lead inspections and abatement of identified hazards •Work with agency legal and policy staff, as well as the Attorney General's Office, to initiate and resolve enforcement actions, which may include appearing at administrative hearings and in court proceedings •Manage procurement processes and contracts for environmental lead inspection / risk assessment services •Plan and implement changes to regulations through rulemaking or other administrative processes •Participate in efforts to maintain and modify case management informatics systems to support LPCS activities •Represent the CLPPU to provide seminars, workshops, and forums related to lead poisoning control regulations •Prepare and contribute to reports and other publications about LPCS activities •Facilitate coordination with external partners involved in lead hazard abatement activities

Appropriate qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree in Public Health or Health Sciences, Health Education, one of the Behavioral Sciences, Public Administration, or Education - AND - three (3) years' practice in health program planning, development, implementation, and evaluation - OR - an equivalent seven (7) year combination of education, training, and practice. Preferred candidates will also have: •expertise of and practice with implementing childhood lead poisoning control activities, including protocols, requirements, and best practices for environmental lead investigations to identify lead hazards and resulting abatement activity •expertise of lead poisoning risk factors, sources of childhood lead exposure, laboratory methods and procedures, and environmental lead sampling and lead hazard identification methods •Excellent oral and written communication expertise, including demonstrated capability to communicate complex regulatory information to a variety of audiences •expertise of and practice with staff supervision and management •capability to coordinate multiple projects at once •expertise of and practice with contract procurement and management •Strong computer expertise, including a high- level of proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Access •expertise of and practice with case management informatics systems •practice with regulatory enforcement actions and conflict resolution •practice with developing and implementing operating procedures, policies, and regulations •capability to work with managers and staff to identify training needs •capability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of internal and external partners

Organization Description: The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides supportive, preventive, public health and intervention services that protect the public health and assist our customers in meeting their needs.
The mission for the Maine Center for Disease Control and avoidance (Maine CDC), within which this position is located, is to develop and deliver services to preserve, protect, and promote the health and well-being of the citizens of Maine. To lgain more, please visit: To lgain more, please visit: https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/environmen tal-health/eohp/lead/index.shtml

Closing Date: 10/12/2019
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Contact Name: Karyn Butts,  Senior Health Program Manager
Contact Job location: 286 Water Street
SHS 11
Augusta   ME  04333
United States
Contact Job location: 286 Water Street
  SHS 11
  Augusta   ME  04333
  United States
Contact Phone: 207-287-6650 
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Contact Email address: E-Mail: karyn.butts@maine.gov
Web Address: https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/environmental-health/eohp/lead/index.shtml
Application Process: To apply, please upload a resume and cover letter with your application using www.maine.gov/dhhs/jobs. To request a paper application, Contact Us by Ashley.Vigue@Maine.gov.

Additional Information: In your cover letter, you must provide the following information: 1) explain what prior education and/or practice you have had doing the elements under ?Position Description,? above; and 2) explain which, if any, of the attributes under ?Preferred candidates will also have? section, above. Please note: applications sent with cover letters that do not have the information required above may not be considered for this section, above. Please note: applications sent with cover letters that do not have the information required above may not be considered for this vacancy.

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Job Location: Augusta, Maine
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Post Date: 07/15/2019 / Viewed 14 times
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Company: Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Contact Email: karyn.butts@maine.gov


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