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  • Environmental Health Specialist

    Posted: 09/12/2023

    Knox Public Health has a job opening for a full-time Environmental Health Specialist in our Environmental Health division.  
    Responsibilities of this position will include but not be limited to:

    • Environmental health inspections and investigations of various public and private facilities (e.g., food protection, private water systems, household sewage treatment systems, etc.)
    • Performs routine environmental health sampling to determine (non) compliance and (un)sanitary standards
    • Prepares detailed reports of environmental health and sanitation inspections and maintains records regarding investigations
    Requirements/Qualifications: Applicant must be an Environmental Health Specialist in Training or Registered Environmental Health Specialist, or meet the requirements of the State of Ohio Sanitarian Registration Board to become an Environmental Health Specialist in Training or Registered Environmental Health Specialist.  Registration eligibilities can be found at the following link: https://codes.ohio.gov/ohio-revised-code/section-4736.08
    Requirements of this position are a Bachelor’s degree or higher in science related field, with 2 years’ experience preferred. Applicant must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, (i.e. Word, Excel) & Google docs and have excellent computer skills.  This position requires the ability to manage multiple tasks in an efficient and accurate manner and the ability to communicate effectively with the public
    This position is regular, full-time 40 hours per week, usually in eight (8) hour shifts, subject to a rotating, or flexible day-time shift schedule; may work additional hours, evenings, and/or weekends as required.
    Benefits include paid holidays, vacation, sick time, personal leave, and retirement; health, dental, and vision insurance available.
    If you are looking to make a change in the direction of your career and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment while keeping the standards of output efficient and on task, submit your resume and application for employment to Human Resources, Knox Public Health, 11660 Upper Gilchrist Road, Mount Vernon, OH or email to resume@knoxhealth.com.  Position open until filled.
    Employment application and this posting can be found on our website @ www.knoxhealth.com.
    Knox Public Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer Provider.

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