Under direction of the Health Officer/Director of the Weber-Morgan Health Department performs administrative work planning, organizing, and coordinating activities related to the upkeep and maintenance of the health department facility and surrounding property. Position has the direct responsibility of assisting in the formation and carrying out of matters of policy. Position requires the ability to make independent decisions without direct supervision. Works directly with the Director of Administration who acts as facilities manager; coordinates maintenance with Division Directors and others on management team; works with Weber County Property Management staff for back-up, snow removal, and landscaping upkeep.
Example of Duties:
Meets with Health Officer and facilities manager to determine needs and resolve any problems in relation to the facility; meets with fire, insurance, and building inspectors to ensure that all building and equipment codes are met. Surveys health department property to determine necessary renovation, remodeling, and construction; estimates labor and material cost; reviews job requests and offers advice on cost feasibility, and necessity. Reviews diagrams and blue prints of independent contractors and service representatives and ensures compliance with standards; coordinates the work of independent contractors and service representatives to ensure that contract specifications are fulfilled. Determines bid specifications for equipment, materials, and service contracts; makes periodic and final inspections to ensure that all work adheres to specifications. Performs other administrative and functional duties as required.
Education and Experience:
Required education, training, and experience: A. Education: Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelors Degree in business or public administration, engineering, architecture, or a closely related field, AND B. Experience: Five years of progressively responsible employment in a closely related field with responsibilities comparable to this position; two of which must have been in a supervisory capacity, OR any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities: A. Knowledge: Ability to read, interpret, and work from sketches, diagrams, and blueprints; ability to make cost estimates of time and material; ability to effectively organize and schedule facilities and personnel; considerable knowledge of the standard methods, practices, equipment, and materials used in a variety of building construction and maintenance functions, specifically electrical and plumbing; considerable knowledge of blue prints and construction specifications; extensive knowledge of Yamas Heating systems including dynamics and diagnostics; considerable knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to construction and maintenance; thorough knowledge of the practices and principles of effective management; working knowledge of County and Department policies and procedures; thorough knowledge of effective communication, supervisory, and management techniques. B. Skills: Skill in public relations and sound decision making in stressful situations. C. Abilities: Ability to purchase equipment and materials necessary for building construction and maintenance; ability to make cost estimates of time and materials; ability to effectively organize and schedule equipment and personnel; ability to supervise and coordinate the work of others; ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; ability to establish good working relations with employees and other agencies; ability to establish good public relations with the general public; ability to maintain and repair equipment and facilities.
Must have or be able to obtain a valid Utah Drivers license and have a good driving record.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift weights up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts or in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, toxic or caustic chemicals.The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet while in the office, or moderately noisy when in the field.
Weber County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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