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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST - 40007625

Date: Nov 26, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

 

DEPARTMENT:       

Public Health

DATE POSTED:            

October 28, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

Open Until Filled

SALARY MIN:  

$ 44,661.00

SALARY MAX:

$ 80,389.00

MAXIMUM HIRING SALARY:

$74,457.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40007625

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

 

*POSITION SUBJECT TO CLOSE AT ANY TIME*

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

The primary responsibilities of this position involve enforcement of state and local environmental health laws, rules, and regulations that apply to onsite water protection (septic systems), private drinking water supply wells, and public swimming pools.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and deal tactfully with clients while enforcing public health laws is a must.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team is essential.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills highly desired.
  • Computer use is essential with working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

 

Requires a bachelor's degree with 30 semester hours of coursework in physical or biological sciences (i.e., biology, chemistry, geology, soil science, or physics courses) and two years of experience in environmental health; or a bachelors or master's degree in environmental health from a program which is accredited by the National Accreditation Council for Environmental Health Curricula of the National Environmental Health Association and one year of experience in environmental health.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Must be a Registered Environmental Health Specialist in North Carolina and possess a valid North Carolina driver's license with a three-year acceptable driving record.
  • Appointees must be eligible and apply for registration as an Environmental Health Specialist Intern within 60 days of employment.
  • Appointees may remain registered as an Environmental Health Specialist Intern until registration as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist or up to three years, whichever comes first.

 

PREFERRED

 

  • Registered Environmental Health Specialist candidates with current State authorizations in onsite wastewater, wells, and pools.
  • ArcGIS skills desired.
  • Bilingual skills (Spanish) desired

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh