Public Health Director

  • Town of Lexington, MA
  • Lexington, MA, USA
  • Dec 16, 2020
Full time Government

Job Description

The Town of Lexington seeks a seasoned Public Health Director with recent experience as a local public health director or three or more years as a second-in-command.  Under the general direction of the Assistant Town Manager for Development, this full-time (35 hours/week) position is responsible for developing, managing and assessing comprehensive Environmental Health, Community Health and Public Health Emergency Preparedness programs. Supervises 2.5 full-time equivalents as well as various vendors brought in for special projects. Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Biology or Chemistry and three to five (3-5) years of experience in public health or environmental health administration, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Registration as an Environmental Health Specialist or Sanitarian (REHS/RS) preferred.  Anticipated hiring range:   $91,307 - $103,199 (Full salary range to $117,899).  A complete job description and the Town’s application form are available online at: or you may email or call 781 698-4590.  A Town application form (required), cover letter and resume must be submitted to:  Town of Lexington, Human Resources Department, 1625 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420 or via email to  This position will remain open until filled with priority given to applications received by January 21, 2021.