Posted: Mar 27, 2024
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Environmental Health Specialist I/II

Full-time
Salary: $4,434.72 - $5,942.95 Monthly
Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2024
Health Services

Clatsop County is hiring one full-time Environmental Health Specialist II. However, we encourage candidates who meet the required qualifications for the Environmental Health Specialist I to apply, as we may consider underfilling the position until the selected candidate meets the required qualifications for an Environmental Health Specialist II. Underfill training will not exceed two years.

Environmental Health Specialist II

Under the direction of the Environmental Health Supervisor, the EHS II is responsible for oversight and performing independent inspections of licensed food service, tourist accommodation, and public pool and spa facilities; upon request, provide inspections of school, daycare, and correctional facilities; provide oversight of public drinking water systems; provide environmental health support, as needed, to other parts of the department; assist in planning, promoting and implementing programs to improve public health in the county in compliance with public health laws and administrative rules.

Environmental Health Specialist I

Under close supervision, the EHS I perform a variety of technical functions for the County, including inspection and investigation of basic environmental issues and complaints regarding food safety, travel accommodations, water resources, wastewater treatment and disposal, air quality, public health, public facilities, and solid waste disposal to protect the health and safety of County residents. Work is performed at the Trainee level under the supervision of a Registered Environmental Health Specialist.