Applications are being accepted for a full-time Director of Public Health in Public Health Department. This position plans, coordinates, and directs the public health programs and activities of the Town.

Enforces public health laws and regulations. Reviews existing laws and regulations and works with governing bodies and policy-makers to update them as needed. Conducts enforcement activities. Coordinates notification of violations among other governmental agencies that enforce laws and regulations that protect the public’s health.

Conducts inspections of residential and commercial properties in accordance with state and local public health laws and regulations. Jurisdiction includes, but is not limited to: housing, lead paint, food establishments, tobacco sales establishments, massage therapy establishments, septic haulers, rubbish haulers, swimming pools, summer camps, nuisances, and facilities that use or store hazardous materials.

Issues various licenses and permits based on application review, site inspections, and evaluation of the issues involved. Prepares related reports and records.

$75K-$85K annually.

Applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or related field, with at least three to five years of supervisory Public Health inspection experience.

Please email all cover letters/resumes to Human Resources Manager, Gabriela Lagattolla at

Applications will be kept on file for a period of one year.
The Town of Saugus is an equal opportunity employer.
Federal Law forbids discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation,
national origin, age, marital status, or disability.