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Salary: $5,092.53 - $6,260.80 Monthly
Opening Date:  06/26/18
Closing Date:  07/08/18 11:59 PM

The County of San Diego is currently accepting applications from qualified applicants for the position of:

Environmental Health Specialist II
Food and Housing Option

This is a series recruitment that may be subject to suspend on July 8, 2018, at 11:59 p.m.

 
PER COUNTY RULES, THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT AT STEP 1, $61,110.40.  COUNTY EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO THE COUNTY PROMOTION RULE FOR STEP PLACEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH COMP ORD 1.3.5.
 
Environmental Health Specialists II are responsible for implementing program activities related to the protection of the environment and the public health and safety of San Diego County residents through permit, inspection, education, consultation, planning, investigation and enforcement activities.  Incumbents may provide program services and/or conduct field investigations on a full range of establishments, sites or projects proposed/planned by customers within an assigned program.  Incumbents may also assist with the training of staff, conduct community and business outreach, provide consultative services, conduct special projects, and evaluate and prepare technical reports.
 
For additional information on this job classification including essential functions, minimum requirements, working conditions, and essential physical characteristics, please click here.


Minimum Qualifications:

1. Possession of a valid certificate as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) in the State of California; AND,
2. A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency with at least 30 semester units of basic biological, physical, or environmental science courses including at least one laboratory course in one of the following fields: chemistry, physics, microbiology, biology, and a mathematics course of college algebra or higher; AND,
3. Two (2) years of experience investigating and enforcing environmental, public health or sanitary laws and regulations for a recognized public health agency or private company; OR, 
4. One (1) year of experience as an Environmental Health Specialist I with the County of San Diego.
 
Note:  A master's degree from an accredited U. S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency in a science field such as: biology, chemistry, environmental health, environmental engineering, ecology, or geology may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience.


Note:  Please be sure to attach a copy of your REHS certificate at the time of application. 

Certification/Registration:


All positions at and above the full journey-level classification of Environmental Health Specialist II in the Department of Environmental Health's Food and Housing Division require the possession of a valid certificate as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist in the State of California.


Evaluation Process:

The names of qualified applicants will be placed on a twelve (12) month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental application.
 
Please ensure all information is complete and accurate, as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.
 
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.
 
The County of San Diego and its employees embrace the Live Well San Diego vision:  A region that is Building Better Health, Living Safely and Thriving. For more information www.livewellsd.org.

   

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Under California Government Code Sections 3100 - 3109, public employees are designated as disaster service workers.  The term "public employees" includes all persons employed by the state or any county, city, state agency, or public district.  Disaster service workers are required to participate in such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their employer or by law.

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