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Environmental Health Specialist - On-site Water Protection Program

Job Title       Environmental Health Specialist - On-site Water Protection Program
Job Location McDowell (May required to work in Rutherford and/or Polk Counties)
Positions 1
Temporary No
Position # N/A
Salary Grade 67
Salary Range $37,308 - $48,502 (mid-range) - $59,697
Closing Date Open until filled

 Perform new site evaluations for both septic systems and private drinking water wells.

 Issue or deny permits based on compliance with N.C. Rules and Regulations.

 Perform final inspections of permitted systems during and after the construction process.

 Perform well grout inspections and final well head evaluations to determine compliance with N.C. Rules and Regulations.

 Collect private drinking water well samples.

 Provide consultation as needed to contractors and property owners for problems encountered during septic and well installation.

 Issue Operation Permits for septic systems and wells upon verification of all installation requirements.

 Inspect existing systems for additions/expansions and re-connections.

 Investigate complaints concerning septic systems and private water supplies and other public health related matters.

 Other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Director.


Graduation from a four-year college or university with 30 semester hours of course work in the physical or biological sciences and two years of experience in environmental health; or a four-year 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.

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Registered as an Environmental Health Specialist by the N.C. State Board of Environmental Health Specialist Examiners.

How To Apply

Applicants must submit a currect resume and state application (PD107) to the address listed below.  Applications can be obtained from our website at www.rpmhd.org/hr/employment or from the Employment Security Commission or from the following address:

RPM District Health Department
Attn:  Personnel Department
221 Callahan Koon Road
Spindale, NC  28160
(828) 287-6488
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