Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program – Team Lead

Harris County Public Health Services

Houston, TX, USA

Full time

Healthcare / Government

Aug 4

This job is no longer accepting applications.

This position performs various functions to support the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Grant. 

Duties will include managing overall grant efforts, documenting payments and expenditure, optimizing the grant administration process, preparing progress reports, reviewing, and ensuring compliance with grant regulations and managing grant databases.


Supervisory Duties: 

  • Manages the operation of the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, includes overseeing the implementation of project activities, coordination with contractor’s other agencies, and provisions of service and training. 
  • Collects, tabulate, and interpret all program data and ensures the accuracy and timely submission of quantitative and qualitative reports and documentation to the grantor CDC. 
  • Oversees outreach activities including development of educational marketing campaign plan and process on follow up care and linking lead expose children to services. 
  • Manages the day-to-day activities of the team. 

Administrative Duties: 

  • Keeps accurate records of all transactions: prepare balance sheets, process invoices, requisition, PO, record accounts payable and accounts receivable. 
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports. 
  • Identifies grant-funding opportunities by writing and submitting grant proposals. 
  • Manages grant's timelines and deliverables. 
  • Preparing and monitoring grant's budget. 
  • Tracks advocacy engagement and respond to inquiries to develop new educational materials and advocacy campaigns. 

Other Duties: 

  • Other duties as assigned, including special tasks involved in responding to an emergency event.

Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email. 


  • Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license (TX upon hire). 
  • Three (3) years of full-time paid experience in a public health, governmental, non-profit grants. 
  • Proficiency in data entry and use of computer. 
  • Intermediate level of Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Excellent leadership and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge, and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation but ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration. "See Resume" will not be accepted for qualifications.  


  • Master’s Degree in Public Health or Science from an accredited college or university.

General Information


  • 40 hours/Week


  • Houston, TX 77027


  • Will be discussed during departmental interview
  • Based on 26 pay periods

Additional Information - Core Competencies

Organizational Leadership

  • Understands the organizational mission.
  • Understands ethics and public good; is concerned with public trust.
  • Demonstrates respect for the opinions and beliefs of others.


  • Demonstrates a sense of responsibility for the success of the group.
  • Collaborates with others to improve quality and address needs.


  • Ability to adapt to change.

Interpersonal Abilities/Personal Characteristics 

  • Uses sound judgment.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Organizes and maintains work environment to allow for maximum productivity.


  • Communicates clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Written and verbal English competency.
  • Able to read and follow directions.

Due to a high volume of applications positions may close prior to the advertised closing date.


Harris County


1310 Prairie Street, Ste. 240

Houston, Texas, 77002



Depends on Qualifications


Houston, TX

Job Type

Grant-funded Full-time


Public Health Services

Job Number



9/2/2021 11:59 PM Central

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