Salary: $53,060.80 - $73,985.60 Annually
Location: City of San Luis Obispo, CA
Job Type: Hourly
Department: Health Agency
Job Number: 0217PM-08413-01
Closing: 2/15/2017 11:59 PM Pacific
About the Position
The Environmental Health Division of San Luis Obispo County is hiring for the position of Environmental Health Specialist. The vacancy is for one full-time permanent position. The department will hire either a Environmental Health Specialist I or II depending on the qualifications of the candidates.
Environmental Health Specialist is a professional class series responsible for program activities related to the protection of the environment and public health. Incumbents perform a wide variety of duties in the inspection, education, investigation and enforcement of federal, state, county and local laws and ordinances pertaining to environmental health issues. This is a generalist position that may work in different areas of the division such as food safety, water wells and pool safety.
Specialty program areas may vary, but can include cross connections, small water systems and land use, environmental health information technology, and Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) Programs. Incumbents may be required to attend training specific to their specialty assignment and, in some cases, will be required to obtain additional certification or training in accordance with federal and state law. In addition, incumbents may be required to serve on the Hazardous Incident Response Team.