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Environmental Health Specialist IV-Lead-Jackson

Northeast Health District
Jefferson County, Georgia, US
Closing date
May 21, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
This position is in Jefferson, GA, and does not offer relocation assistance. Must be within a reasonable commuting distance. If relocating to Jefferson, GA, please specify on the application.

The Jackson County Health Department is seeking an Environmental Health Specialist 4. Primary responsibilities will be to provide oversight and management of the Environmental Health program in Jackson County to include inspection/permitting/consultation for the On-Site Sewage Program, Individual Well Water Programs, Tourist Accommodation Programs, Public Swimming Pool Programs, and Food Service Programs, and Rabies Control to ensure compliance of state rules and regulations. Investigate all assigned health-related complaints received and perform all environmental health office duties such as filing, letter writing, data entry, etc. Use of personal vehicle at State reimbursement rate will be required.

Job Responsibilities: Under limited supervision, performs inspections, interviews, and technical reviews for an environmental health program in a public health department. Investigates complaints and recommends enforcement action as necessary. Serve in a lead role and supervise work of assigned staff.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university which included the completion of 27 semester hours (or 40 quarter hours) in laboratory sciences (e.g., chemistry, biology, geology, physics, etc.) AND One year of experience at the lower level PH Environmental Health Specialist 3 (RCP122) or position equivalent AND completion of the Georgia Environmental Health Training class.

Preferred Qualifications: Completion of a master's degree in environmental health science.

Or current registration as a registered environmental health specialist or registered sanitarian by the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), or the recognized credentialing board of a state or country having equivalent standards as NEHA

Minimum annual starting salary $46,053 plus, generous benefits include 13 paid holidays, annul and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement plans. Salary will be adjusted based on prior DPH Environmental Health experience and degree of education as applicable.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

No phone calls, applications accepted ONLINE ONLY through the link posted.

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