Job Title:

Food Safety Team Leader - Boulder,  CO   

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Boulder County Public Health






Environmental Health


Local Government

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Boulder,  CO    USA


Range: $4,196 - $6,043 Note: new employees typically start at or near entry level.

Position Description:

Under minimal supervision by the program coordinator, this position performs a variety of duties and responsibilities to help prevent the spread of disease, mitigate health risks, and ensure compliance with all rules and regulations in the area of food safety. This position assists in the coordination of the retail food safety program in Boulder County. The position is also responsible for the direct supervision of assigned staff and serves as a member of the Environmental Health Division Management Team/Leadership Team.


Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor degree in environmental science, environmental health, or related field.

Experience: A minimum of two years of experience performing technical tasks in investigation of environmental health conditions, or related field is required. Supervisory experience is preferred. --OR-- Additional related education may apply toward required experience.

Organization Description:

•Assure that Boulder County residents are empowered to make informed decisions and adopt behaviors that protect and enhance the health of individuals, families, communities, and the environment. •Enhance/initiate/promote services to underserved populations to secure health equity. •Initiate/strengthen partnerships and engage community members in the work of public health. •Incorporate evidence-based, state-of-the- art health practices in policies, programs, and services. •Optimize the use of technology. •Monitor the health status of the population and the environment, and identify community health problems. •Prevent and control the spread of communicable disease. •Promote positive health behaviors and environmental practices. •Mobilize community partnerships to solve identified health problems. •Enforce laws and regulations that protect the health of the public and the environment. •Counsel and support high-risk children, youth, and families. •Assure access and provide linkages to personal health services. •Provide alcohol and drug treatment services. •Develop policies that support and protect the health of the community and the environment. •Understanding that we work for and are accountable to the public, we strive for excellence and will demonstrate: •We will be honest and responsible in our interactions with the public and each other. •We will demonstrate compassion and acceptance, honor confidentiality, and preserve dignity. •We will communicate, coordinate, and collaborate within our organization and the community. •We will support staff in creative and progressive problem-solving and service provision. •We will support personal and professional growth through the advancement of knowledge and experience, the delegation of responsibility, and through recognition of individual and team accomplishments.

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Contact Name:

Human Resources,  

Contact Location:

3450 Broadway

Boulder   CO  80304
United States

Contact Location:

3450 Broadway



Boulder   CO  80304


United States

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APPLICATION INFORMATION: RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF AN APPLICATION. In order to be screened as an official applicant, you must FIRST submit a Boulder County Public Health (BCPH) application, which may be downloaded from our website or obtained from any BCPH site.

When submitting your application, please make sure you explain how your qualifications adequately address the job requirements of this position, as applications are screened based on the qualifications listed in this position announcement. Applications should be submitted to Boulder County Public Health Human Resources, 3450 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304, and must be received by the closing date. Completed applications can also be submitted via FAX, e-mail, or online. Please visit our website for a complete job description and access to our online job application. WEBSITE:

Additional Information:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: *Must be an excellent team player. *Excellent written and oral communication skills. *Strong project management and organizational skills. *Word processing, spreadsheet, and desktop publishing skills. *Proficiency in database software is desired. *Knowledge of food safety regulations and foodborne illness investigation. *Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, clients, the public, and other agencies. *Teaching and/or presentation experience is desired. *Community outreach skills are desired. *Ability to supervise, train, "coach," and motivate staff to function efficiently and effectively in a team setting. IMMIGRATION REFORM AND CONTROL ACT: All new employees and rehires will be required to provide documentary proof of their eligibility for employment. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: As an employee of Boulder County Public Health, you may be required to assist in response activities for disasters and emergencies (including acts of bioterrorism), which may occur outside of normal working hours. You may also be required to attend Incident Command Training (ICS) appropriate for your position. BACKGROUND CHECK: All new employees must agree to submit to and must clear all appropriate background checks. IMMUNIZATION POLICY: All new employees are required to provide complete immunization information at date of hire, as requested. SUPERVISORY POSITIONS: If this is a supervisory position, the successful applicant must complete Boulder County’s Supervisory Certificate course within 24 months of hire. COUNTY EMPLOYEE PREFERENCE: This position is being announced concurrently to county employees and the public. The County Employee Preference Policy will still apply.

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