Title: Program Commissioner of Health & Human Services
Organization: City of Newton, Health & Human Services Department
Job Type: Full-time, salaried
Brief Summary Position:
The Commissioner of Health and Human Services administers the overall operation of the Newton Health and Human Services Department, which consists of seven divisions: Environmental Health, School Health, Public Health and Education, Emergency Preparedness, Human Services, Licensing, and Weights and Measures. The Commissioner is the primary source for planning, coordination and evaluation of Health and Human Services in the City of Newton and is responsible for overall management. This position oversees the enforcement of state and local laws, regulations and ordinances as well as the development and implementation of services in coordination with other departments and agencies as needed. The Commissioner serves as the liaison to the federal, state and local government agencies and local institutions and agencies involved with protecting and improving the human services and public health in the City of Newton. The Commissioner provides technical consultation to department staff, city departments, elected officials and citizens of Newton.
Phone number: 617-796-1260
When applying for this position remember to include reference # 0049-2014