Public Health Division Chief, San Bernardino, California

Created 11/22/2020
Reference 386463
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State California
City San Bernardino
Salary $110,052.80 - $150,030.40 Annually
The Job

The Department of Public Health (DPH) is currently recruiting for a Public Health Division Chief who will, under administrative direction, plan, organize, and implement Community and Family Health programs.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Plan, organize, and implement assigned programs as directed by the Public Health Director, Assistant Director, and/or Health Officer.
  • Direct, through subordinate managers, major service areas of public health; collaborate with managers to plan for programs within assigned specialty area, to include outlining goals, evaluating methods and procedures, assessing results, and planning future programs.
  • Plan, organize, coordinate, assign, and evaluate the work of subordinate program managers, program coordinators, and staff; direct staff training, assignment, and evaluations; direct recruitment, interview, and selection of staff; set program performance standards and conduct supervisory staff evaluations
  • Coordinate services between sections, divisions, and programs.
  • Represent the department at various community and professional staff meetings.
For more detailed information, refer to the Public Health Division Chief job description.


Background Investigation: Public Health Division Chief incumbent must pass a background investigation, including fingerprinting, and verification of employment history and education.
Travel/Driver License: Travel throughout the County may be required. Incumbent may be required to use personal vehicle for such travel; mileage reimbursement is available. At time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced and maintained for the individual providing the transportation. Overnight and/or out-of-state travel may be required.

Minimum Requirements

Applicant must meet both of the following education and experience requirements:

Education: Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Public Health, Public/Business Administration, Health Administration, Health Science, or closely related field of study.


Experience: Four (4) years of full-time equivalent experience managing a Public Health program, which must include full-scope supervisory experience and oversight of program budget, policies, and procedures.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess:
  • A Master's degree, or higher, in a closely related field,
  • Experience managing or working in a community and family health services program, or other government agency,
  • Experience developing tools to ensure compliance with regulatory agency requirements, monitoring program compliance, and developing program corrective action plans, and
  • Experience acting as a representative/liaison for an agency, working with governmental boards, commissions, or other public agencies.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based upon a review of the application and required supplemental questionnaire for Public Health Division Chief. The most competitive candidates will be referred to the Public Health Department for interviews.

It is to your advantage to provide complete, organized, and detailed information on the application and in your responses to each item on the supplemental questionnaire. Please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire by 5:00 PM, Friday, December 4, 2020 . Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the application materials.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

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Closing Date/Time: 12/4/2020 5:00 PM Pacific

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