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12 Nov 2021

Full-Time Environmental Health Specialist II – Retail Food Inspections – Public Health

Clark County Human Resources – Posted by Clark County Human Resources Anywhere

Job Description

Job Summary

 

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’s 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.

 

Employees are usually assigned to one or more of the following specialized areas:  onsite sewage system permitting and maintenance, retail food establishment health and safety, solid and hazardous waste management, surface and groundwater protection, or water safety monitoring. Employees may also assist in other environmental health programs as assigned.

 

Qualifications

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 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.

 

For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at:

 

https://www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/explore-careers-clark-county

Salary Grade: Local 335.38A ($28.84 – $38.40) per hour

How to Apply

For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at:  

https://www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/explore-careers-clark-county

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 19 days.

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