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Environmental Investigator II

City of Houston
Houston, Missouri, US
Closing date
Dec 10, 2021

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Conservation science
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Employment Type
Full time
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Applications Accepted From: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

Department: Houston Health
Environmental Health
Section: Consumer Health
Workdays & Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM*
*Subject to Change


The Houston Health Department is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of an Environmental Investigator II to perform daily duties in the field including the following:

1. This is a field position 80% of the time.
2. Conducts field spot inspections on ambulances.
3. Conducts initial inspection on ambulances and verify they have minimum Essential Equipment as set by the American College of Surgeons.
4. May issue citations to operators not in compliance with Chapter 4 Ambulances.
5. Appears in court for testimony regarding violations; provides testimony in enforcement hearings.
6. Must be cross train and may conduct inspections in Pools, FOG and Food Programs.
7. Serves as back up to Supervisor
8. Assist in criminal cases

This position routinely requires lifting of moderately heavy items (up to 40 pounds) and/or very long periods of walking on rough surfaces on a routine basis. There are occasional exposures to significant levels of heat, cold, moisture and air pollution.

Job Requirements:
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Health Engineering or a closely related degree.

One (1) year of experience in pollution/environmental control is required.

None **Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**

Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills, fluently speak, read and write are preferred. SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED None
However, the department may administer a skills assessment evaluation.

If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

SALARY INFORMATION Special Fund Positions
Grants and Special funded positions are dependent upon continued available funds. If funding is no longer available, employee may be laid off or transferred. Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification. The salary range for this position is

Pay Grade 16

Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at:

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: or call (832.393.4885).

If you need special services or accommodations, call 832.393.4885. (TTY 7-1-1)

If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.
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