East Hartford is located on the Connecticut River with over 600 acres of park land and next to the State Capitol Hartford and within one to two hours to NYC, Boston, Ocean and Mountains.  East Hartford was founded in 1783 and has an approximate population of 52,000 and is 18 square miles.  The Town is home to Goodwin University and United Technologies Pratt & Whitney recently expanded facility.

The Town of East Hartford operates under a strong Mayor form of government. Accordingly, the Mayor serves as the Chief Executive/Elected Officer for the Town. The current Director of Health is retiring after 12 years in the position and 40 years with East Hartford. The Director of Health & Social Services is appointed by the Mayor and plans, organizes, administers and directs the operations of the Health & Social Services Department in the functional areas of public health nursing; sanitation/environmental issues of housing/property and septic systems; health inspections of food establishments, pools, daycare facilities, etc.; communicable diseases and pandemics; emergency preparedness; services to families in need and administration of WIC program. East Hartford is part of regional Metropolitan District Com. that provides water and sewer to most areas of the town. See profile for more details on job responsibilities. For more information about the Town of East Hartford and the Health Department see their website https://www.easthartfordct.gov/  

QUALIFICATIONS:  The qualifications required would generally be acquired with a Master’s Degree in Public Health (MPH) from an accredited institution of higher learning or MD and over 6 years increasingly responsible public health work experience including 2 years in a supervisory/administrative capacity; or any equivalent combination of education, training and work experience 

Special Requirements: 

Must have and maintain: Valid Driver’s License; Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) or Registered Sanitarian (RS) preferred/desired.

Be eligible to meet the minimum credential requirements set forth under CT General Statute 19a-200 for appointment as Director of Health. 

The beginning salary for the position is negotiable based on qualifications and experience with excellent Town employee benefits. The position will remain open until filled with the first resume screening scheduled for June 1, 2020 To be considered for this highly attractive professional opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to Ms. Randi Frank at randi@randifrank.com

For more information about the position and/or the recruitment process you are invited to contact Randi Frank at Randi Frank Consulting, LLC randi@randifrank.com (203) 213-3722, or Bob Slavin at slavin@bellsouth.net (770) 449-4656; 

The Town of East Hartford is an AA/EOE Employer