Director of Environmental Health

Seneca County General Health District



Director of Environmental Health- Full Time (Salary)


The Director of Environmental Health, under the general direction from the Health Commissioner, plans, develops, and administers all environmental health. The Director works with public officials and groups to promote improved environmental programs within Seneca County.


Program administration, review, recommend, and prepare policies and procedures to ensure quality and consistency of environmental health programs. Will monitor budgets and review revenues and expenditures to ensure fiscal responsibility. Will prepare, monitor, an evaluate goals and objectives of division. Will assist environmental staff with inspections and consultations as needed. Will collect environmental samples for testing. Will recommend staffing levels. Will ensure compliance with all grant auditing requirements. Provides leadership, and guidance to staff in fulfilling their responsibilities, interview candidates for positions and recommends hiring to Health Commissioner, and ensure department employees receive orientation, in-service, and development training. Will assign work duties, and ensures work is completed in a timely manner, will review employee performance annually and maintain proper records, and recommend discipline of staff if needed. Participates in community activities as the representative of the division and the agency. Develops and implements partnerships, cooperative events, and programs with community groups. Visits community organizations to present programs and services.


Must be a Registered Environmental Health Specialist License from the Ohio State Environmental Health Specialist Advisory Board. Must have a minimum of five (5) years prior experience in environmental health and minimum of two (2) years supervising the work of others or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license, proof of current auto insurance, reliable transportation, and successfully complete background check at own expense prior to employment through the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation as per Ohio S.B. 38.


The Director of Environmental Health is required to work onsite at the Seneca County General District building, and a general schedule of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., although a flexible schedule may be required, including evening, weekends, and holidays. Must be able to respond to emergency calls. Must be able to work in both office setting and outdoors. May come into contact with trash, debris, secondhand smoke, communicable diseases, blood, bodily fluids, allergens, dusts, cleaning supplies, insects, and animals.  Must be able to lift, climb, bend, twist, squat, push, roll, and support up to 55 pounds.

COMPENSATION: The salary is equivalent to 40 hours per week position paid at $28.08-$37.76 per hour. Pay is commensurate with experience.

All interested applicants must submit an application, found at our website,, a cover letter, detailed resume and three references to Vonnie Hartman at Position will remain open until filled.

Posted on 7/3/2024

Seneca County General Health District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Seneca County General Health District will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Position open to noncitizens and permanent residents, with green cards, permanent resident or alien registration receipt cards, or proper employment authorization documents.

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