Opening Date/Time: Tue. 10/10/17 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time: Mon. 10/23/17 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $72,176.00 - $88,712.00 Annually
Location: County of San Diego, California
This recruitment may be subject to suspend on Monday, October 23, 2017, at 11:59 p.m.
PER COUNTY RULES, THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT AT STEP 1, $72,176.00 ANNUALLY. COUNTY EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO THE COUNTY PROMOTIONAL RULE FOR STEP PLACEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH COMP ORD 1.3.5.
Supervising Environmental Health Specialists are responsible for supervising, planning, and coordinating the work of a unit of employees that implements environmental health programs through permitting, inspection, education, consultation, planning, investigation, and enforcement activities in a wide variety of areas including food, housing, water quality, recreational health, land use, site assessment and mitigation, solid waste and hazardous materials.
This position will be responsible for planning, directing, supervising and assessing work related to several programs in the Land and Water Quality Division which includes, but is not limited to: Land Use (On-site Wastewater Systems, Drinking Water Wells and Substandard Housing), Septic Tank Pumpers, Small Drinking Water Systems, Beach and Bay Monitoring, Mobile Home Parks, and Recycled Water. This position will manage Land and Water Quality inspections.
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A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or certified foreign studies equivalency, with at least 30 semester units of basic biological, physical, or environmental science courses which must have included one or more laboratory courses in chemistry, physics, microbiology, biology, and one or more mathematics courses in college algebra or higher math,
Six (6) years of experience as an environmental health professional with a recognized public environmental agency or private environmental organization or company, at least three (3) of which must have been at the lead level;
Four (4) years of experience as an Environmental Health Specialist II in the County of San Diego;
Three (3) years of experience as an Environmental Health Specialist III in the County of San Diego.
Possession of 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 the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
Qualified applicants will be placed on a twelve month (12) month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental applications.
Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application form 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.
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