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About Us

FNHA Overview

The First Nations Health Authority is a diverse and transformational health organization of professional, innovative, and dedicated team members and leaders.

The first of its kind in Canada, FNHA works as a health-and-wellness partner with BC First Nations to support self-determination and decision-making to improve health outcomes.

Title: Regional Manager, Environmental Public Health Services.

Salary: $95,848 - $116,617 per year (pay range explained below).

Contract: Full-Time; Permanent.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (core hours 9am-3pm Mon-Fri).

Location: Vancouver Island Regional Offices.

Bargaining Unit: PSAC Local 22000 (Public Service Alliance of Canada).

About The Role

As the Regional Manager, Environmental Public Health Services, you will manage and evaluate the protection, promotion, and enhancement of the health and wellness of First Nations communities in British Columbia. This will be accomplished through Environmental Public Health programs... and services, including communicable disease control, drinking water, health and housing, food safety, solid waste, public buildings, emergency preparedness and response, risk assessment, environmental contaminants research, wastewater disposal, and pest management.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have/be –
• Bachelor of Technology Degree in Environmental Health, or Public Health Inspection, recognized by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI).
• Five (5) years of experience working in multi-disciplinary, and multi-agency public health teams or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Certificate in Public Health Inspection (Canada) granted by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI).
• Certifications such as Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Onsite Wastewater Management, CSA Playground Inspector, and Small Water System Operation.

Please refer to Job Specification section of the Job Description for more details.

You may have experience in -
• Leading, planning, and managing the implementation of environmental public health programs and services.
• Providing leadership and advice to Environmental Health Officers to ensure compliance.
• Planning and managing the conduct of, and occasionally conducts inspections, investigations, and/or other activities relating to environmental public health programs, and ensures completion of environment assessment screening reports of First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) facilities.

Working at FNHA

As a member of the team, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:
• Municipal Pension plan with an employer contribution of 9.31% after eligibility period.
• 3 weeks’ vacation, which increases with service to 4 weeks, sick leave credits, plus 1 personal day, 1 volunteer day, and 14 holidays including National Indigenous People’s Day and National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.
• Access to group health benefits and a Health Care Spending Account through Canada Life on day 1 of employment.

And more!

The First Nations Health Authority is committed to respecting diversity within our workforce; preference will be given to individuals who identify as First Nations, Inuit, or Métis.

Leading with culture, all FNHA employees complete San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training. We support our FNHA family members to be leaders in wellness and all staff members develop a yearly wellness plan as part of their performance partnership and goal-setting.

The Pay Range is the minimum (Step 1) and maximum (highest Step) annual base salary based on full time equivalent hours.

As a health and wellness organization, the FNHA has aligned with the Provincial Public Health Order released on October 14, 2021. We have a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees at First Nations Health Authority. This policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If selected for employment, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination by providing a copy of your BC Vaccination Card Passport with the QR code.

How To Apply

If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button.

Closing date: May 20, 2024 (at 23:59)

Interviews will be held in May and June.

For more information about us, please visit: www.fnha.ca/about/work-with-us

If you have any inquiries or issues please contact FNHA Recruitment at careers@fnha.ca

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