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Company: City of Cincinnati
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: September 24, 2022

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HEALTH COMMISSIONER (Unclassified) Print ( Apply HEALTH COMMISSIONER (Unclassified) Salary $136,168.65 - $210,557.78 AnnuallyLocation Ohio 45202, OHJob TypeFull-time UnclassifiedDepartmentHealthJob Number22-00111ClosingContinuous

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  • Questions General Statement of DutiesThis employee plans, directs, manages, and oversees the activities and operations of the Health Department. Employee ensures that health standards of the City of Cincinnati are maintained in compliance with Board of Health regulations and state and federal laws; coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Board of Health. Performs related duties as required.Minimum Qualifications (KSAs)(Illustrative only. Any one position may not require all of the listed KSAs nor do the listed examples include all the KSAs which may be required.)Knowledge of:Sciences related to public health, including epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental science and others.Public health policies and regulations (communicable disease reporting requirements, etc.).Operations, services, and activities of a comprehensive public health program.General principles and practices of public health.Community health systems, e.g. hospital operations.Principles and practices of program development and administration.Methods and techniques of conducting assessments of environments and community health.Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration.Principles of management, supervision, training, and performance evaluation.Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.Cincinnati Board of Health standards, policies, and procedures.City administrative rules and regulations; Civil Service Rules.General grant funding procurement; preparation of grant proposals.Skill to:Operate appropriate computer equipment; use properly all related hardware and software.Operate assigned vehicle in the course of duty.Ability to:Implement and maintain positive employee relations.Promote and maintain highest integrity throughout all personnel.Analyze and manage effective EEO/AA programs.Manage and direct a comprehensive public health program.Develop and administer departmental goals, objectives, and procedures.Analyze and assess programs, policies and operational needs and make appropriate adjustments.Identify and respond to sensitive community and organizational issues, concerns, and needs.Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of staff.Delegate authority and responsibility.Select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff.Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques.Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports.Prepare and administer large and complex budgets.Interpret and apply applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations.Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, with a variety of audiences.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.Negotiate over difficult issues; solve complex problems in stressful circumstances.Required Education and ExperienceEach applicant must have eight years of supervisory and administrative experience in public health administration plus the equivalent to a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree or a Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in public health or related biological sciences from an accredited college or university. A Master's Degree in public health combined with other graduate degree(s) may be considered. TRANSCRIPTS OR MEDICAL LICENSE MUST BE ATTACHED OR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTEDOTHER REQUIREMENTSMust have a valid Ohio Driver's License.Must be an excellent communicator and team builder.Working and Physical ConditionsEnvironmental Conditions: Predominately an office environment; some outdoor work; exposure to office computer screens; exposure to extremes in weather conditions; work on slippery or uneven surfaces, around moving object/vehicles; possible exposure to various health risks when responding to a public health emergency; potential for high stress in emergency situations.Physical Conditions: Duties require maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time; light lifting and carrying; general manual dexterity required; ability to distinguish colors; must be able to operate assigned vehicle.Examples of Work Performed(Illustrative only. Any one position within this classification may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all of the tasks which may be performed.)Assumes full management responsibility for all department services and activities; recommends and administers policies and procedures consistent with City Administrative policy as directed by the City Manager.Manages the development and implementation of departmental goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for each assigned service area; develops a strategic plan for the department.Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; allocates resources accordingly; provides appropriate opportunities for staff development and training.Plans, directs, and coordinates, through subordinate level staff, the department's work plan; assigns projects and programmatic areas of responsibility; reviews and evaluates work methods and procedures; meets with key staff to identify and resolve problems.Designs and implements public health intervention strategies in response to public health emergencies, disease outbreaks, etc.; designs and implements community health and environmental assessments.Assesses and monitors work load, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement; directs and implements changes.Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures; enforces City human resources policies and procedures.Oversees and participates in the development and administration of the department budget; seeks and obtains funding and resources from outside sources; approves the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; approves expenditures and implements budgetary adjustments as appropriate and necessary.Provides public health information through contact with the news media and other professional contacts.Manages departmental programs and projects, including planning, directing, coordinating activities with external entities and evaluating program success; assures compliance with and enforcement of public health and Health Department operations.Assists those contacted in the course of duty in an effective, efficient, and professional manner.Probationary PeriodNoneSupervision ExercisedExercises direct supervision over management, supervisory, professional, technical, and clerical staff.The below information is solely intended as a summary of the benefits available and is subject to change. Not all benefits listed are available for every position. Benefits can vary depending on appllicable labor agreements and/or salary plan. For specific questions, contact the HR Contact indicated on the Job Posting.The City of Cincinnati offers its employees competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package designed to actively attract and retain quality employees' to add additional value to the City of Cincinnati's workforce. A summary of these benefits for full-time employment is listed below. This is a general listing of benefits for all employees and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing for all bargaining units.The City offers a variety of training programs, ranging from job-specific skills such as computer and equipment instruction, to helping supervisors improve their management techniques.Equal Employment OpportunityThe City of Cincinnati is dedicated to providing equal employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation or transgendered status, or ethnic, national or Appalachian origin, or on the basis of any other category protected under federal, state and local laws.HolidaysThe City of Cincinnati has 11 paid holidays annually that include:New Year's DayMartin Luther King DayPresident's DayMemorial DayJuneteenthIndependence DayLabor DayVeterans' DayThanksgiving DayDay after ThanksgivingChristmasHealth InsuranceThe Cincinnati 80/20 Plan is offered to all City of Cincinnati employees and eligible dependents. The 80/20 medical plan is administered by Anthem and prescription drug coverage is administered by OptumRx. Eligible dependents include:Legal Spouse or Equal PartnerChild (natural child, adopted child, and/or child who the group has determined is covered under a "Qualified Medical Child Support Order")Step-childChild for whom the employee or employee's spouse/equal partner is a legal guardianGroup Life InsuranceCity employees that are in the non-protective services can participate in a flex term life insurance and long term disability plan. Premiums are determined by age, amount of coverage, and tobacco use.Flexible Benefits PlansHealthcare Flex Spending AccountCity employees can participate in the Healthcare Flex Spending Account that can be used to pay out-of-pocket medical, prescription, dental, and vision care expenses for employees and family member. Participants can set aside up to $2,500/year in pre-tax payroll deductions.Dependent Care Flex Spending AccountCity employees can participate in a Dependent Care Flex Spending Account that can be used to pay work-related dependent care expenses. Participants can set aside up to$2,500/year for a single person or married person filing separately and up to $5,000 for a married couple or single person filing head of household in pre-tax payroll deductions.Transportation Expense Reimbursement AccountCity employees can participate in a Transportation Expense Reimbursement Account (TERA) that can be used to reimburse expenses related to traveling to and from work. Participants can set-up a pre-tax payroll deduction up to $230/month.Healthy Lifestyles ProgramCity employees can voluntarily participate in a wellness incentive program that encourages and rewards employees and their spouses/equal partners for making positive choices for better health. The City of Cincinnati will contribute up to$500/year to a Health Reimbursement Account for each the employee and their spouse/equal partner for meeting specified program goals. These dollars can be used to offset qualified out-of-pocket medical expenses.Integrated Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)This is a voluntary program that serves as an alternative healthcare option to the traditional medical plan. If you have alternate group health coverage available to you through a spouse, equal partner, another job, or a non-city retirement plan, you may qualify for an annual reimbursement of up to $10,000 to offset the cost of enrolling in the other plan and your out of pocket expenses associated with that plan.Retirement PlanThe City provides a defined benefit pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. New hires and re-hired employees are required to participate in the City of Cincinnati's Retirement System (CRS), regardless of previous participation in an Ohio State pension system or any another state or federal pension system. CRS is funded by employer and employee contributions, and investment returns from plan assets. CRS provides retirement and health care benefits subject to eligibility requirements. The following groups are excluded from participation in CRS: Mayor and Members of City Council; Sworn Police & Fire; Police Recruits; and Rehired Ohio Police & Fire Retirees.Deferred CompensationThe City offers employees a choice of two tax-deferred retirement savings programs, Ohio Public Employees Deferred Compensation (OPEDC) program and ICMA Retirement Corporation (ICMA-RC). Both programs allow employees to build a retirement nest egg through voluntary, pre-tax payroll deductions. A broad range of investment options are available to select from.01 By completing this supplemental evaluation you are attesting that the information you have provided is accurate. Any information you provide may be reviewed by the Human Resources staff and hiring department(s). Any misstatements or falsification of information may eliminate you from consideration or may result in dismissal. "See resume" is not an acceptable answer to the questions. The Human Resources staff will verify that you meet the minimum qualifications as outlined in the job posting, based on the information provided in your application and in these answers. Please indicate you have read and agree with this information.
    • Yes, I understand and agree02 Do you understand that if your application does not include your resume, valid driver's license, and transcripts (indicating the type of degree earned and when the degree was awarded/conferred) that your application will be rejected?
    • I have read the above statement and understand that my resume, valid driver's license, and transcripts (indicating the type of degree earned and when the degree was awarded/conferred) must be attached to my application or my application will be rejected.03 Do you have the equivalent to a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree or a Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in public health or related biological sciences from an accredited college or university?
    • Yes
    • No04 Do you have a Master's Degree in Public Health combined with another graduate degree(s)?
    • Yes
    • No05 If you answered "yes" to the above question, please provide the degree type. 06 Do you have the required eight (8) years of supervisory and administrative experience in public health administration?
    • Yes
    • No07 I am responsible for maintaining the accuracy of my contact information, including my street address, email address, and telephone numbers. My failure to maintain accurate contact information may result in me not receiving information regarding this job announcement and/or may result in me not receiving further consideration for this employment opportunity. To update this information, visit, click on the "career seekers" link, and follow the prompts. For technical difficulties, contact NEOGOV support at 855-524-5627. Please indicate you have read and agree with this information.
    • Yes, I understand and agree.
    • No, I disagreeRequired Question AgencyCity of CincinnatiAddress805 Central Avenue Suite 200 Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202 Phone513-352-2400 Website

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