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Environmental Health Specialist - Food & Lodging Program

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST
FOOD, LODGING & INSTITUTION PROGRAM
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DIVISION
POSITION NUMBER: 535-56-585

SALARY GRADE: 67
SALARY RANGE: $37,308 - $48,502 - $59,697
LOCATION: McDowell (However, may be required to work in Rutherford/or Polk Counties)

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

• Performs independent field work to assess risk and exposure to environmental hazards with regard to food safety.

• Promotes and protects public health through education, inspection, surveillance and enforcement related to food service sanitation.

• Evaluates Food, Lodging, and Institution Establishments to determine compliance with N.C. Rules and Regulations.

• Investigates complaints and reports of foodborne or other illnesses related to food service operations, child care facilities, institutions, and lodging establishments.

• Inspection and permit issuance of seasonal and year round public swimming pools.

• Inspection and permit issuance of tattoo artists.

• Childhood lead investigations and reporting.

• Assists in the On-Site Water Protection Program as needed or required.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Graduation from a four-year college or university with 30 semesters of course work in the physical or biological sciences and two years of exposure 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.

APPLICATION PROCESS: To apply for this position, submit the required NC state application (PD-107) to the Rutherford-Polk-McDowell District Health Department Personnel Department, 221 Callahan-Koon Road, Spindale, NC 28160. Applications can be downloaded at www.rpmhd.org/hr/employment. Completed applications and resumes can be e-mailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or faxed to (828) 287-6059.



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