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Supervising Environmental Health Specialist

Community Development Agency
Marin County, San Rafael, CA
$7,707 - $9,370 / Month

At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do and they are proud to tell people “I work for the County of Marin.” Read on to find out more about this opportunity:

There are two (2) full-time vacancies. One vacancy is in the programs of land use (septic and small water systems) and consumer protection. The second vacancy will be in the solid waste program (including medical waste and body art) and administration. The Supervising Environmental Health Specialists will oversee, plan and direct the work of the land use, consumer protection and solid waste programs respectively and supervise the work of the Environmental Health Specialists team in the education of the public and the enforcement of state and county laws and regulations. The second Supervising EHS will have administrative duties overseeing the software system and the training program. Both Supervising Environmental Health Specialists assist the Deputy Director in the development of Environmental Health programs; draft policies and procedures; make recommendations for changes; and assist in the preparation of the division budget. Additionally, the incumbents advise and assist community groups on environmental health issues, conduct complex field observations in conjunction with law enforcement, confer with local and state officials concerning environmental health, sanitation methods and public health problems, and may be called to the scene of hazardous material incidents.

The Highly Qualified Candidate: The highly qualified candidate has prior experience supervising an environmental health program, including staff in a government or highly regulated environment, with the ability to assess a situation, apply the appropriate investigation/inspection methods, interpret the necessary laws and regulations, and recommend an appropriate solution.

In addition, the successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills, including experience writing effective policies and procedures; strong interpersonal skills; and strong analytical skills to evaluate emergency situations and act decisively. A graduate degree in Public Health, Health Science, Business Administration, Public Administration and experience and/or training specifically related to land use and solid waste programs is highly desirable.

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Filing Deadline: This is an open and continuous recruitment. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application and supplemental application form. Apply online at: For any questions, please contact the Marin County HR Dept at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (415) 473-2126. EEO/TTY

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