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Director of Public Health

Municipal/State/Federal Openings

Director of Public Health

Bridgeport, CT

Posting Date: February 10, 2020
Closing Date: March 06, 2020

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Administrative and professional public health work directing the municipal health program, including responsibility for planning, directing, coordinating and supervising all health services for safeguarding and improving the health of city residents. Under the general direction of the Mayor and/or the City Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Director of Health has all of the duties imposed by the General Statutes of the State of Connecticut Section 19a-200 and the Public Health Code, and other regulations of the State Department of Health services and Bridgeport local ordinances. This department director level position involves various leadership roles and administrative responsibilities including selection, training and performance evaluation of subordinates, plus successful execution of departmental programs and projects. The incumbent directs Public Health and Social Service operations, maintenance and programs through subordinate supervisors with assigned responsibility for specific aspects of Health. The incumbent works under the general direction of the CAO and must be capable of exercising independent judgment, demonstrating business acumen and sound technical knowledge in order to accomplish both municipal and program objectives.

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