Who is a member?
Our members are the local governments of Massachusetts and their elected and appointed leadership.
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.
Applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or related field, with at least 3-5 years of supervisory Public Health inspection experience.