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Salary: $72,113.59 - $87,651.20 Annually
Location: Placerville & South Lake Tahoe, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Environmental Management
Job Number: 1806-4604
Closing: 7/1/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Supervising Environmental Health Specialist.  This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future vacancies in Placerville and South Lake Tahoe for up to three (3) months.

We currently have the following vacancy:
One (1) full time vacancy for the Environmental Management Department located in Placerville, CA

A training and experience evaluation may be utilized to determine an applicant's ranking for referral to specific vacancies.  Based upon the information in the application and/or responses to supplemental questions, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.

DEFINITION
Under direction, plans, organizes and directs the County's environmental health, programs within assigned area.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This class supervises a staff of Environmental Health Specialists in the conduct of field inspections and investigations and the enforcement of sanitary regulations. This class is distinguished from the Manager of Environmental Health in that the latter has overall management responsibility for planning, developing and administering all County environmental health programs and activities.

Examples of Essential Functions
  • Assists in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the Environmental Health division.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of the solid waste program, solid waste diversion efforts, and soil waste abatement program.
  • Participates in the preparation and administration of the division's budget.
  • Plans, organizes, assigns, reviews, evaluates, and directs the work of assigned staff; provides technical and administrative supervision for employees in professional training.
  • Participates in the selection of personnel and conducts orientation and in-service training programs.
  • Confers with and provides professional assistance to County departments on environmental health and related matter.
  • Performs field inspections of water and sewage systems, public swimming pools, restaurants and food facilities for conformance to applicable laws and regulations.
  • Directs complex special studies, surveys, inspections, investigations and analytic studies; reviews findings and makes recommendations to appropriate County management.
  • Reviews staff reports and makes field visits to ensure enforcement of sanitary codes and regulations.
  • Consults with professional and technical staff to resolve field problems; conducts the more complex and difficult inspections.
  • Evaluates and determines appropriate action in cases of persistent sanitation violations and prepares cases for prosecution.
  • Represents the County in contacts and meetings with other agencies and organizations.
  • Prepares technical reports pertaining to County environment health matters.
  • Maintains current knowledge of technology and technical advancements in the field of health, sanitation or a related biological field.
  • Attendance and punctuality that is observant of scheduled hours on a regular basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted)

Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from an accredited college or university. Courses from non-accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement.

Equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in environmental health, sanitation or a related biological field AND two years of experience as an Environmental Health Specialist in a public health agency. Some lead or supervisory experience is desirable.

NOTE: The above qualifications are a typically accepted way of obtaining the required knowledge and skills.

Other Requirements
Must possess a valid driver's license. Must possess a valid Certificate of Registration as an Environmental Health Specialist in the state of California.