Alamosa County Public Health is seeking a dynamic full-time Public Health Director! The Public Health Director is required to direct and implement health programs, prepare and manage budgets, manage a planning process to identify, coordinate, and deliver necessary services, create and communicate various reports, evaluate programs for efficiency and effectiveness, coordinate the delivery of community health services, Home Health, and other public and private services. The Director of Public Health will also apply for and administer grants for health services and education. This position is also responsible for the direction and motivation of our wonderful and dedicated public health personnel.
Full County Benefits: Medical, vision, dental, ( up to 90% county paid depending on the plan that is chosen), 100% county provided life insurance for employee, spouse, and dependent children, 12 days per year accrued vacation leave, 12 days per year accrued sick leave, 14 paid holidays. See www.alamosacounty.org for full county benefits options.
**Please see the Alamosa County Website www.alamosacounty.org for full job description, application and available benefits.***
In accordance with the Minimum Qualifications for Public Health Director rule, 6 CCR 1014-6, county or district public health agency directors are required to possess a minimum of five years of administrative experience in public health within the past ten years AND either have a master’s degree in a public health discipline (e.g. environmental health, health education, epidemiology, nursing, health administration, biostatics) or be a physician. For candidates who are otherwise prepared to carry out the duties of a public health director, the county or district board of health may substitute year for year professional public health work experience for academic requirements or academic preparation for experience requirements.
Valid Driver’s License
Demonstrated leadership skills, strong communication and computer skills.
Prior to hire, finalists will be required to pass a background investigation and drug screening
Additional Salary Information: $2,000 sign on bonus is available.
Internal Number: 07/01/2021
About Alamosa County
Alamosa County is a thriving community home to over 15,000 residents. Alamosa is the commercial hub of the San Luis Valley and the gateway to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.
Equipped with prime agricultural land, innovative businesses in energy, industry, cultural heritage, and transportation, Alamosa County residents and visitors also enjoy access to some of Colorado's best wilderness and outdoor recreation. Our climate is perfect for the agricultural production of barley, potatoes, alfalfa, and with 350+ days of sunshine a year, we are one of the most productive locations for solar power plants in the U.S.
Contact Us at 8900-A Independence Way, Alamosa, Colorado 8110 or by phone: (719) 589-4848.