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Environmental Health Specialist - Food, Lodging & Institution Program

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST
FOOD, LODGING & INSTITUTION PROGRAM

POSITION NUMBER: 535-56-592

SALARY GRADE: 67
SALARY RANGE: $46,000 - $53,000
LOCATION: McDowell (However, may be required to work in Rutherford and/or Polk Counties)
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
• Performs independent field work to assess risk and exposure to environmental hazards with regard to food establishments, institutions, child care centers, schools, and other regulated facilities.

• Promotes and protects public health through education, inspection, permitting, surveillance, and enforcement related to sanitation in food establishments, institutions, child care centers, schools, and other regulated facilities.
• Investigates complaints related to food establishments, institutions, child care centers, schools, and other regulated facilities.
• Inspects and permits seasonal and year-round public swimming pools.
• Inspects and permits tattoo artists.
• Assists in childhood lead investigations and reporting.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Graduation from a baccalaureate program with a minimum of 30 semester hours or its equivalent in the physical or biological sciences. Experience preferred, but inexperienced applicants meeting the educational requirement will be considered.

Necessary Special Qualification: 

Registration as an environmental health specialist; or eligibility for registration as an environmental health specialist by the NC State Board of Environmental Health Specialist Examiners.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
To apply for this position, submit the required NC state application (PD-107) to:

Rutherford-Polk-McDowell District Health Department
ATTN: Personnel Department
221 Callahan-Koon Road
Spindale, NC 28160.

Applications can be obtained from the Personnel Office or downloaded at www.rpmhd.org/hr/employment. Resumes without an accompanying PD-107 will not be considered. This position will remain open until filled. EOE



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