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12 Jul 2022

Full-Time Environmental Health Specialist II (Project through 2024) – Public Health

Clark County Human Resources – Posted by Clark County Human Resources Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Job Summary


Environmental Health Specialists (EHS) work within the section of Environmental Public Health (EPH) and are responsible for protecting the health of citizens by enforcing EPH rules and regulations, educating stakeholders, preventing exposure to environmental hazards by promoting healthy natural and built environments within Clark County. This position will be assigned basic job duties associated with various food safety inspection types.



Education and Experience:


The successful candidate will likely have a combination of education, experience, and qualifications equivalent to or including the following:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in environmental health or a closely related area.
  • Two years successful experience in obtaining compliance with environmental health standards. (EHS II classification only – if hired, applicants with less than 2 years of applicable experience will be classified as an EHS I).
  • Registration as a Registered Sanitarian (RS) or Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) preferred.
  • A satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may be considered.


Knowledge, skills and abilities:



  • Skill in analyzing, compiling, recording, and assessing data.
  • Apply understanding and knowledge of cultural differences and similarities when working with diverse populations.


Knowledge of:


  • Key components of cultural competency; awareness of differences, attitude to examine believes and values, knowledge of differences and skills to effectively and appropriately work across cultures.
  • Core competencies for Public Health Professionals and able to use them in identifying professional growth opportunities.
  • Standard methods and techniques of inspectional work in environmental sanitation and public health; applicable rules and regulations for the specialized area(s) assigned.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, and terminology of environmental public health.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of bacteriology, chemistry, physics, biology, and other sciences as applied to environmental public health.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of general sanitation and sanitary practices.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of environmental public health laws and regulations and investigative techniques.


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Salary Grade: Local 335.38A ($29.47 – $39.24) per hour


How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

Job expires in 19 days.

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