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Job Opening - Closes 07/14/20

Environmental Health Specialist 1

Eastern Idaho Public Health has a full time opening for an Environmental Health Specialist 1 in our Driggs office. This classification, Environmental Health Specialist 1, will be used for training purposes of the Environmental Health Specialist 2 position. Through various types of on-the-job training and self-study, employees will learn to carry out the duties of the full working level (Environmental Health Specialist 2) and will be reclassified when full level is accomplished.

 
Position:  Environmental Health Specialist 1
Hours: Full-time

Open for Recruitment: 

Closes at 5:00 p.m. on July 14, 2020
Salary Range: $17.35 + dependent on education, and experience
Location:  Driggs
 

TO APPLY:

 

Register online at: https://labor.idaho.gov/DHR/ATS/StateJobs/Apply/login.asp

For More Info:

Call 533-3162 or email hr@eiph.idaho.gov

 
RESPONSIBLITIES:
  • Inspects and evaluates environmental health concerns, enforces environmental health laws, and advises on environmental concerns.
  • Evaluates environmental health conditions through inspections, surveys, and investigations of sewage disposal systems, land development and recreation sites for compliance with laws, regulations, and standards.
  • Conducts tests and analyzes results to determine levels of pollution or contamination; operates and maintains specialized testing equipment and detection devices.
  • Determines existence and cause of violations and recommends corrective actions, solutions, or alternatives for compliance with environmental health laws.
  • Enforces compliance through warning letters, citations, embargoes, permit suspensions and revocations.
  • Insures corrective action is taken and reviews plans and proposals for permits.
  • Consults with local, state, and federal officials in drafting and promoting adoption of regulations and policies for environmental practices.
  • Provides technical assistance regarding control and correction of environmental practices.
  • Promotes public awareness and acceptance of environmental laws, regulations, and standards.
  • Analyzes and comments on environmental assessments, policies, regulations, and legislation.
  • Analyzes plans and specifications for subdivisions, land development, individual and community water and sewage disposal systems for compliance with sanitation standards.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences OR successfully completed a college level algebra or higher math course and 30 semester/45 quarter hours in the basic sciences, i.e. biology, chemistry, physics, or other physical sciences as well as sanitary engineering or environmental engineering.
  • Valid driver's license

BENEFITS:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holidays
  • Retirement Plan

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263.

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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