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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST - MULTIPLE

Date: Sep 11, 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 Services 

DATE POSTED:            

August 13, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

Until Filled

SALARY MINIMUM:  

$44,661.00 

SALARY MAXIMUM:

$80,389.00  

POSITION NUMBER:            

40001149, 40008250, 40007966 

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time 

 

**THIS POSTING IS SUBJECT TO CLOSE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION**

 

***CURRENT REHS CANDIDATES STRONGLY PREFERRED***

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

The primary responsibilities of this position involve inspection and enforcement of state and local environmental health laws, rules and regulations that apply to food services, lodging, institutions and day care centers.    

 

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 QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Registered Environmental Health Specialist candidates with current State authorizations in food and lodging are preferred.
  • Bilingual skills (Spanish) desired.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh