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Environmental Health Specialist 4 – Crisp County

Environmental Health Specialist 4
Full-Time Unclassified Position
Pay Grade: K District Entry Hiring Salary: $41,053.00
Salary is based on prior EH Experience and Degree of Education

POSTING DATE: January 31, 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: *Open Until Filled

LOCATION: Environmental Health Division, Crisp County Health Department
111 254th Ave., East, Cordele, GA 31015

DUTIES: Under direct supervision of the District Environmental Health Director, performs duties in all aspects of the program to include providing inspection/permitting/consultation of state rules and regulations for the following facilities: food service, public swimming pools, and tourist accommodations. In addition, the person hired for this position will provide services within the tattoo studios/body art, wastewater management, well water, emergency preparedness, and other environmental health programs as well as investigate all assigned health-related complaints received. Salary will be adjusted based on prior environmental health experience and degree of education.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university which included the completion of at least 27 semester hours (or 40 quarter hours) in laboratory sciences (e.g. chemistry, biology, geology, physics, etc.) AND One year of experience at the lower level, PH Environmental Compliance Specialist 3 (RCP122) or position equivalent AND completion of the Georgia Environmental Health Training class.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Successful Completion of the DPH (Department of Public Health) new hire training courses titled: General EH (EPI, Emergency Preparedness, Lead, Chemical Hazards, Vector Control, IAQ); TA/Pools/Spas and Recreational Waters; Land Use; Food Service; Introduction to Soils; Level 2 Soils Training; Blood Borne Pathogens certifications course; First Aid/CPR; Current and valid certification as an Inspector Level 1 and/or additional Inspector certifications obtained: Drip Emitter, Mound/Area Fill, Commercial, Pump-ST, Pump-PS; Current Georgia Standardized Food Service Establishment Inspection Officer; Certified Safety Manager through one of the following 360training.com, Inc., National Registry of Food Safety Professionals, National Restaurant Association, or Prometric , Inc; Nationally recognized swimming pool operator course through one of the following: CPO, LAFT, CPT, or AFP; Current registration as a registered environmental health specialist or registered sanitarian by the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), or recognized credentialing board of a state or country having equivalent standards of NEHA; Public Health Experience. Proof of completion is required along with a copy of college transcript.

An applicant who has a disability, which requires special accommodations, should contact Human Resources at 706-321-6127.

Applicants chosen for employment will be subject to the following:
• Criminal Background Check/ Fingerprinting
• Pre-Employment Drug Screening
• I-9 Employment Verification
• Reference Checks

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY AT:  www.dph.georgia.gov  Click on “About DPH” then “Careers”.  Locate this position and click “Apply” to begin your application.