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Team Leader - Environmental Health (relief Full Time)

Reference ID: 05377349

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In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, this position provides line leadership, supervision, professional support, and service delivery level problem solving for Environmental Health Services.

The Team Leader manages all aspects of program delivery to protect and improve population health by applying the principles of risk management, equity, administrative fairness, applicable legislation and Northern Health policies, standards and procedures.

In collaboration with the Regional Manager (or designate), the Team Leader is responsible for human resource management and planning, implementing and evaluating population level health protection services.


- Bachelor's Degree in a health discipline, health administration or leadership program.

- Five (5) years recent related Environmental Public Health experience which includes a minimum of two (2) years' Supervisory or Management experience and experience with program planning, policy development, implementation and evaluation; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

- Certificate in Public Health Inspection (Canada).

- Current valid BC driver's license.


Management: Demonstrated ability to organize work, set objectives and establish priorities. Manages time and resources, implements activities to promote cooperation among the interdisciplinary team, supervises responsibilities of others, and collaborates across disciplines.

Leadership: Promotes staff morale, engagement, and risk-taking. Demonstrates creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of NH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self and others.

Knowledge Integration: Integrates best practice and current research evidence to support professional practice decisions and actions.

Communication: Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients, families, the public, medical staff and the members of the interdisciplinary team using, oral written and computer communication means. Demonstrated ability to effectively resolve conflict.

Critical Thinking: Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve and make decisions effectively. Applies the problem solving process demonstrating critical thinking and decision making skills using a systems approach.

Teamwork: Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and a commitment to excellence in the provision of client care.

Teaching: Ability to teach clients and others both one-on-one and in groups.

Equipment: Demonstrated computer skills including the use of Meditech and Windows based programs. Demonstrated data analysis skills including appropriate data analysis and reporting tools. Demonstrated ability in the use of e-mail and word processing. Ability to operate other related equipment as required in the specific practice area.

Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


Fort St. John is known as "The Energetic City," which reflects the large resource base of oil, natural gas, forestry and agriculture, and the vitality of their residents who are keen to live and work in a community that gives back so much. Fort St. John sits high above the spectacular Peace River Valley, Northwest of Dawson Creek and Southeast of Fort Nelson, where endless patchwork quilts of cropland melt into the horizon. Serving an area population of 69,000, Fort St. John is the hub of the Northeast with a new cultural center and library, theatre and art space. The main industries are agriculture, forestry, natural gas, construction and trucking.

Posted: May 19, 2019
Closes: July 18, 2019