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Environmental Health Spec U317

City of Louisville, KY
Louisville, Kentucky, US
Closing date
Dec 13, 2021

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Conservation science
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Full time
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Description Conducts field inspections year round Attends meetings, answers questions and provides information concerning environmental health issues, sanitary codes, and department procedures Conducts hearings and testifies in court Examples of Duties UNDER ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISION Inspects pools and other recreations areas; liquid and solid waste disposal systems and facilities; properties to determine compliance with vector control procedures; food handling and processing establishments, public assembly areas and nursing homes Investigates reports of animal bites, food poisoning, tampering cases, establishments seeking permits, and complaints concerning pollution, housing, insect or rodent infestation and other health and environmental related problems Collects samples for laboratory analysis, and conducts tests on sewage system, lakes and streams Communicates with establishment owners to discuss violations and to explain procedures Represents the department to community groups, organizations, media and the public to provide information and answer questions concerning premise sanitation, rodent control, proper food service techniques, sewage disposal and related issues Conducts hearings to determine appropriate corrective action for violators, issues hearing notices and orders to initiate court action, prepares court cases, testifies in court, submits reports, and completes special projects Performs related work Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management, including mandatory overtime and performing related work Minimum Requirements Bachelor's degree with minor or twenty-four semester hours (KRS 223.030) in Biological Science Environmental Health Physical Science HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESPONSE TEAM/ FOOD HYGIENE Must be vaccinated for hepatitis B, have provided evidence of immunity, or have signed a declination form within ten days of initial assignment Must wear personal protective equipment as mandated by OSHA Must provide one's own source of transportation Must be on 24 hour call Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license Equivalency: Certified as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist or Sanitarian in the State of Kentucky (KRS 223.030) Must be certified as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist or Sanitarian in the State of Kentucky or must obtain within one year of employment Supplemental Information U 31 EOE

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