Public Health Director

  • Town of Lexington, MA
  • Lexington, MA, USA
  • Sep 22, 2020
Full time Government

Job Description

The Town of Lexington seeks a seasoned 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.  This position will remain open until filled with priority given to applications received by October 16, 2020.