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    The incumbent serves as the Director, Office of Environmental Health and Engineering (OEHE), and is responsible for the full scope of construction operations for health care facilities, management and construction. These Include sanitation facilities, environmental health services, environmental engineering, clinical engineering and management of realty services. Provides agency-wide leadership and consultation to the IHS Director, Headquarters, Area offices, Tribal and Urban public health programs regarding environmental health and engineering activities of IHS and Tribal facilities. Is responsible for the overall management and direction of OEHE staff in the Rockville, Dallas and Seattle offices. Provides oversight of an operating and a construction budget in appropriated and contributed funds for activities of facilities in 35 states.

    Represents IHS in meetings and hearings with Congress, DHHS, Tribes, other Federal Departments and external organizations for purposes of liaison, professional collaboration, cooperative ventures, and advocacy of program activities. Develops and recommends policies, administrative procedures and guidelines for P.L. 93-638 construction activities. Develops objectives, priorities, standards, and methodologies to conduct and evaluate environmental health, environmental engineering, facilities engineering and management activities, and realty management. Coordinates the formulation of the IHS Facilities Appropriation budget request and responds to all inquiries about the budget request and programs funded by the IHS Facilities Appropriation. Maintains workload-based methodologies for equitable resource distribution of all funds appropriated under the IHS Facilities Appropriation. Provides leadership, consultation, and staff development to assure functional, safe, and well­ maintained health care facilities and realty; assures a comprehensive environmental health program and the availability of water, sewer, and solid waste services for Indian homes and communities.

    Ensures coordination of the IHS OEHE responsibilities in responding to disasters and other emergency situations. Participates in cross-cutting issues and processes, including but not limited to emergency preparedness/security, bioterrorism, health priorities, disease prevention, budget formulation, Self-Determination issues, and Tribal share computations and resolution of audit findings as may be needed and appropriate. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Frequent travel is expected for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0801 General Engineering

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