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Environmental Health Specialist I

DeKalb County Board of Health

Posted: Mar. 19, 2018

End Date: Apr. 20, 2018


DUTIES: Under direct supervision and in a training status, this position performs critical regulatory functions in environmental health areas that include food protection, tourist accommodations, land use, vector control (including West Nile Virus), rabies/home quarantine, swimming pools, air quality, radon, body crafting, and the lead programs, etc.. Investigates complaints and provides environmental health education and technical assistance to the general public, community and officials. Assists in the implementation of countywide programs for compliance, monitoring, enforcement and corrective action in conjunction with environmental health laws, rules and regulations. May serve as compliance officer and liaison between Public Health agencies and facilities, municipalities, institutions, organizations, county, and state agencies. Interprets Local, State and Federal environmental health laws and regulations. 
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university which included the completion of 27 semester hours (or 40 quarter hours) in laboratory sciences (e.g., chemistry, biology, geology, physics, etc.).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  In addition to the minimum qualifications, preference will be given to applicants who have completed an Environmental Health internship or experience in food safety programs.
                      
NOTE: Employment with the DeKalb County Board of Health is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. If this position requires a college degree and you are selected for an interview, you will be required to submit official transcripts to the Human Resources Department prior to any official offer of employment.
 
Not Every Applicant Will Receive an Interview and Only Those Selected for An Interview Will Be Notified - FBI Fingerprint Criminal Records Investigation Is Required                           

To apply, please visit: www.dph.georgia.gov