The Administrator serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the Snohomish Health District. Reporting to the Snohomish Health District Board of Health, the Administrator is responsible for the development and efficient delivery of public health services and programs throughout Snohomish County. The Administrator serves as the executive secretary and administrative officer for the Board.
Incumbent regularly communicates the operational, regulatory, and financial status of the agency to the Board of Health and other local and state officials, recommends policy strategies for Board consideration based on local issues of public health importance and implements decisions and direction provided by the Board.
Incumbent facilitates community engagement on public health related matters, including convening advisory boards and committees and maintaining regular and effective communication with other local, state and federal agencies, staff and elected officials.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in public administration, public health, health services management or a closely related field. Master’s degree from an accredited institution is preferred and may substitute for up to two years of the experience requirement.
Experience: Ten years of progressively responsible experience in public health management or health services management/administration.
Or: In place of the above requirement, the incumbent may possess any combination of relevant education and experience which would demonstrate the individual’s knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above.
Licenses, certifications and other • Valid Washington State Driver’s license or ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire and a driving record which meets the requirements of Snohomish Health District’s insurance carrier. • Washington State Patrol background check pursuant to RCW 43.43.830.
The Snohomish Health District was created in 1959 as an independent special purpose district responsible for public health in Snohomish County. We are separate from Snohomish County government, although it provides financial support and is an essential partner in many functions.
Our main office is located in Everett, in the Rucker Building, which we own . We also have leased clinic space in Ly...nnwood.
A 15-member Board of Health oversees policy and budget development for the local health district. All five Snohomish County Council members sit on the Board of Health, together with 10 city council members or mayors representing the cities and towns. Public meetings of the Board of Health are held monthly.