Full-Time Environmental Health Specialist II – Water Resources – Public Health
This position is being filled on the Water Resources Protection Team (WRAP) within Environmental Public Health. The staff on this team complete work in the following program areas – Onsite Sewage System (OSS) siting and design approval; OSS Operation and Maintenance (O&M) oversight; Drinking Water well siting and water quality evaluation; Drinking Water System operation and sanitation; and Land Division/Development Review for new development. The work in the WRAP unit is focused on ensuring that sewage treatment and drinking water systems meet state and local standards for sanitation, operability, and protection of water resources.
Positions of this class are responsible for protecting the health of citizens by providing technical assistance and education; solving difficult land and site development problems; guiding program policy and practice; and enforcing environmental health rules and regulations in the County’s service area. Employees deliver services using effective communication skills with a customer focus.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor of Science degree in environmental health or a closely related area.
Two years successful experience in obtaining compliance with environmental health standards.
Positions assigned to onsite sewage inspection require an Inspector Certificate of Competency through the Washington Board of Licensing. Registration as a Sanitarian preferred. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may be substituted for the outlined requirements.
Knowledge of: Standard methods and techniques of inspectional work in environmental sanitation and public health; Applicable rules and regulations for the specialized areas assigned; Public relations techniques; Effective communication techniques, verbally or in writing.
Ability to: Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, supervisors, co-workers and business establishments; Work independently with limited supervision; Work outdoors for extended periods under a wide variety of weather conditions; Interpret and apply applicable rule and regulations in the specialty area assigned; Obtain a valid driver’s license.
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Salary Grade: Local 335.38A ($29.47 – $39.24) per hour
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