GovHR USA is pleased to announce the recruitment and selection process for a Health Director/Health Officer for the North Shore Health Department in Brown Deer, WI. This announcement provides background information on the organization, as well as the requirements and expected qualifications for the position.
The Village of Brown Deer, WI, serves as the fiscal and administrative agent for the North Shore Health Department (NSHD). The Department provides public health services for seven Wisconsin communities in the North Shore with a total population of more than 65,000. The mission of the NSHD is to work in partnership with the communities they serve to assure, promote and protect the health and safety of the people in the North Shore.
In 2011, Villages of Bayside, Brown Deer, Fox Point, River Hills, Shorewood, and Whitefish Bay and the City of Glendale adopted ordinances authorizing the NSHD to provide public health services for each Village/City as part of an intergovernmental agreement. In May 2014, NSHD became a Level III health department which is the highest designation in Wisconsin and requires health departments to provide 14 public health programs and services.
As the fiscal and administrative agent for NSHD, the Village of Brown Deer employs the Director and reports directly to the Village Manager. The Director will manage and direct the employees of the department including an administrative assistant, a registered sanitarian, a public health manager and several registered nurses. The Director will be responsible for a general fund budget of approximately $700,000. Under COVID-19 guidelines the department is also handling over a $800,000 in grant funding.
Under Wisconsin State Statute 251.06(1)(c)1., a local health officer of a Level III local health department shall have at least one of the following:
A master's degree in public health, public administration, health administration or, as defined in rules promulgated by the department, a similar field and 3 years of experience in a full-time administrative position in either a public health agency or public health work.
A bachelor's degree and 16 graduate semester credits towards a master's degree in public health, public administration, health administration or, as defined in rules promulgated by the department, a similar field and 5 years of experience in a full-time administrative position in either a public health agency or public health work.
A license to practice medicine and surgery under and at least one of the following:
Three years of experience in a full-time administrative position in either a public health agency or public health work.
Eligibility for certification by the American board of preventive medicine in public health or general preventive medicine.
A master's degree in public health, public administration, health administration or, as defined in rules promulgated by the department, a similar field.
Candidates should immediately apply online with a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. Document submission deadline is May 7, 2021. Electronic Submissions are required. The advertised salary range is + $90,000 DOQ. Apply at www.GovHRjobs.com. For Questions, Contact: Sarah McKee, Senior Vice President, GovHRUSA, 630 Dundee Road, Suite 130, Northbrook, IL 60062 Tel: (224) 282-8310 Email: smckee@GovHRUSA.com
The City of Brown Deer is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity and inclusion are critical to their success. The City seeks to recruit the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool and strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities and veterans to apply.
Additional Salary Information: salary range is + $90,000 DOQ
Internal Number: BD-WIHealthDir
About North Shore Health Dept., Brown Deer, WI
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