Health Supervisor

$84,398 - $112,902 yearly
  • Village of Schaumburg
  • Schaumburg, IL, USA
  • Nov 09, 2021
Full time Public Health

Job Description


Human Resources Department

101 Schaumburg Court

Schaumburg, IL 60193


The Village of Schaumburg is a thriving community of 75,936 residents located 12 miles west of O’Hare International Airport and approximately 26 miles northwest of the City of Chicago.  The community is the base of the second largest concentration of retail, office and commercial activity in the state of Illinois. Of special distinction, the village was recently named one of the "Top Ten Best Places to Live" by Money Magazine, is ranked No. 5 overall in WalletHub's "Best Illinois Cities for Jobs" and, for the fifth year in a row, received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting.


The village employs approximately 600 employees in a variety of departments within the organization, such as police, fire, public works, engineering, finance, human resources, cultural services, community development, information technology, and transportation.  Our employees work to serve the residents and strive to make Schaumburg the best community it can be.




Health Supervisor (Community Development) with an online application deadline of 12/05/2021.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  Interviews will be conducted as applications are received.  


STARTING SALARY RANGE:  $84,397.54 - $112,902.00 annually dependent on qualifications. The salary range for this position is $84,397.54 - $122,403.49  


Please attach as part of your application all necessary documents verifying that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.



This position is responsible for the management of the health workgroup and the supervision of those employees within that group.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing the food service sanitation program, sanitation of residential housing, child care facilities, hotels, and body care establishments.  Performs work of considerable difficulty to ensure existing facilities comply with state and local health codes. Position is responsible for determining whether or not facilities are in compliance with codes, and preparing when necessary cases for an administrative hearing, suspension, or revocation of health permits.  Position acts as the Public Health Officer, requires strong supervisory skills, public contact, and the ability to exercise good judgment and work independently.

To succeed in this role the ideal candidate will need to effectively and clearly communicate to a full range of people, inside and outside the organization, be able to work cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals, and look for ways and means to improve performance, assign responsibilities setting clear objectives and measures.  We are looking to add a team member who has the functional skills to do the job at a high level and is good at the planning and process behind coming up with ideas, turning them into successful action plans.


LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Bilingual skills a plus; Spanish highly preferred. 


1.    Responsible for supervision of employees within the health work group.
2.    Responsible for management of the food service sanitation program, hair/body establishment program, and the day care facilities program.
3.    Reviews plans and inspects facilities including but not limited to the environmental health program: food service sanitation, day care facilities, food production facilities. Reviews and revises as appropriate plans pertaining to these programs.
4.    Participates in weekly Project Review Group meeting and provides advice regarding public health requirements.
5.    Responsible for review of permit drawings for compliance with public health and sanitation requirements.
6.    Responsible for ensuring that each food service facility employs state-certified food service managers.
7.    Provides technical assistance to the general public, landlords, tenants, businesses and others, regarding the public health codes.
8.    Reviews and recommends revisions to existing codes and ordinances pertaining to public health.  Drafts reports and code/ordinance amendments.
9.    Investigates complaints involving possible violations of sanitation laws.
10.    Performs other duties as assigned.


 May represent Village in various governmental groups In cases of disaster performs responsible duties in the planning and execution of emergency operations. Represents as directed by the Community Development Department at periodic Village related meetings. Develops and maintains community educational programs. Completes correspondence, activity reports and records of inspections and investigations. Required to perform duties and responsibilities after hours. Participates in making recommendations relative to the protection and disinfection of private water supplies, swimming pools, and spas.


1.    Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Health or closely related physical or biological sciences.
2.    A minimum of five years of experience in public health with a municipal government or with a private planning agency.
3.    A minimum of three years of supervisory experience coordinating a range of activities undertaken by others that involve directing, monitoring, and evaluating performance of staff in public health with a municipal government or with a private planning agency.  
4.    Licensed Environmental Health Practitioner (LEHP).
5.    Possession of a valid driver's license with the ability to drive a personal vehicle to and from inspection sites.
6.    Proficiency with current computer software systems, including email, calendar programs, job specific software, and customer service systems preferred or within the first six months of employment.


Considerable knowledge of and experience in applying the principles, practices, laws of public health. Ability to make effective oral and written presentations. Ability to clearly write reports, essays, memoranda, directives, correspondence, and code-related material and ordinances. Experience working extensively with boards, commissions, media, property owners, and the public. Strong leadership skills and the ability to effectively implement new procedures. Ability to read, interpret and analyze construction plans, blueprints and specifications. Capable of sound decision-making in resolving complaints, conducting inspection, and making recommendations for corrective action. Ability to make professional judgments when enforcing departmental policies, procedures, and operations. Ability to communicate to establish and maintain working relations with the general public in a professional manner. Ability to evaluate and implement technical solutions to improve efficiency within the division.


1.    Subject to exposure to temperature fluctuation.
2.    Subject to exposure to fumes or disagreeable odors.
3.    Subject to inclement weather conditions.
4.    Subject to exposure to construction site hazards.
5.    Subject to exposure to hazardous home sites; excessive garbage, putrid odors, sharps, body fluids, tissues and possibly communicable diseases.
6.    Necessity to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
7.    Prolonged periods of concentration, proofreading, and extensive computer work.
8.    Capable of stooping, crawling, bending the body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist, bending the body forward and downward by bending leg and spine, turning the body at the waist or turning the head at the neck in an unrestricted motion, moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet, extending arm(s) and hand(s) in any direction; seizing, holding, grasping, turning, with hands; picking, pinching, or otherwise working with fingers; maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, running, standing, or crouching.
9.    Ability to judge distances so as to see objects where and as they actually are; ability to distinguish objects by the eye; ability to perceive the nature of sounds; ability to feel objects such as size, shape, or texture by the use of fingers and fingertips; ability to distinguish varying degrees of temperatures.
10.    Capable to maneuver around and/or through obstacles, construction materials, manufactured materials and/or equipment.
11.    Capable of operating instruments, tools, and equipment that are job-related and/or as directed.
12.    Capable of conducting thorough plan/drawing review and working with figures.
13.    Ability to cope with numerous interruptions.
14.    Ability to drive a personal vehicle to and from inspection sites.



The Village of Schaumburg has a competitive benefit package which includes: flexible benefit Section 125 plan including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, a retirement plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, tuition reimbursement, and more.



Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications.  Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen.