Environmental Health Program Manager

  • County of Santa Cruz
  • May 14, 2021
Full time EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety

Job Description


Filing Deadline: Friday, May 28, 2021

Are you ready for to begin an exciting and rewarding career in environmental health? Do you have the ability to plan, organize and coordinate environmental health programs? If so, read on!



  • Inspection and enforcement of federal, State, and local environmental health and safety laws, ordinances, and regulations;
  • Maintain liaison with federal, State, regional and local agencies and other County departments to formulate and administer environmental policies and procedures

The current vacancy is within the Land Use Program. 

  • The Land Use Program oversees the greater than 20,000 septic systems and water wells, working closely with the Water Quality Program to protect the groundwater and surface waters of the county.

 At this time, the positions have been furloughed by 7.5%. Furloughs are tentatively scheduled to end on June 30, 2021 pending Board approval.




Environmental Health Program Manager I: Equivalent to three years of experience as an Environmental Health Specialist; a Master’s Degree in Environmental Health or a related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of experience.


Environmental Health Program Manager II: Two years of the experience equivalent to the Environmental Health Program Manager I at Santa Cruz County.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid certificate of registration as an Environmental Health Specialist issued by the California State Department of Health Services. Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California Driver License.

Live and work in beautiful Santa Cruz County!

The County’s natural beauty spans from its coastal beaches to its redwood forests. The County also has excellent shopping throughout the local communities and features a lively downtown area in the City of Santa Cruz.


Paid holidays, excellent benefits and CalPERS retirement!


The County of Santa Cruz offers a generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits!


Apply online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com

Job Level



Government- Local/Regional


SALARY: $7,814 - 11,183 / Month

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