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Environmental Health Specialist

One time sign on BONUS $2500 !


The Rutherford-Polk-McDowell District Health Department is accepting applications for an Environmental Health Specialist for the District. This position will perform new site evaluations for both septic and private drinking water wells. Issue of deny permits based on compliance with NC Rules and Regulations. Provide consultation as needed to contractors and property owners for problems encountered during septic and well installation. Investigate complaints concerning septic systems and private water supplies and other public health related matters.

Graduation from a four-year college or university with 30 semester hours in the physical or biological services and two years of experience in environmental health; or a four year degree in environmental health 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. Registered sanitarian in the State of North Carolina and are authorized in on-site wastewater. Registered as an Environmental Health Specialist by the N.C. State Board of Environmental Health Specialist Examiners.

Excellent benefits, (State Health Plan medical insurance, Local Government Retirement plan, NC 401-k, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, vacation and sick time accruals) Applicants must submit a current resume and state application (PD 107). Position will remain open until filled. Applications can be obtained from the Employment Security Commission, our website at www.rpmhd.org/hr/employment or from the following address:

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

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