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Salary: $51,646.40 - $69,264.00 Annually
Location: Throughout San Bernardino County, CA
Job Type: Full-time
Department: Public Health
Job Number: 19-05147-02
Closing: Continuous

The Job


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The Public Health Department is recruiting for Environmental Health Specialists (EHS) I who perform health inspections in a specialized program such as Food Protection, Recreational Health, and Insect and Rodent Vector Control. Duties include: inspecting properties and establishments for compliance with environmental health laws and regulations; investigating citizens' complaints; issuing correction notices; monitoring corrective or cleanup activities; assisting in preparation of legal actions and prosecuting offenders of environmental health laws; and assisting with community disease and environmental control programs. Positions may be assigned to district offices located in San Bernardino, Hesperia, or Rancho Cucamonga.
 
For more detailed information, refer to the Environmental Health Specialist I job description.
 
Human Resources is also accepting applications for EHS II and Supervising EHSwhich all require a separate application. It is to your advantage to review the requirements and apply as appropriate.
 
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CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
 
Work Schedule: May be required to work some evenings, weekends, and on-call.
Physical: May be required to bend, stoop, kneel, crawl, or hike when necessary during the investigation process.
Travel/License: Travel throughout the County is required to perform duties in the community. Employees will be required to make provision for transportation and may be required to use personal vehicles (mileage reimbursement is available). At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced for the individual providing the transportation.
Promotion: EHS I incumbents are eligible to promote to EHS II ($4,633 - $6,368 approx. monthly salary) after receipt of a satisfactory work progress report and obtaining 12 months of experience as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS). Incumbents must qualify for promotion within 24 months or be terminated.

Minimum Requirements

Certification*: Must possess and maintain a valid certificate of registration as an Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) issued by the State of California Department of Public Health (CDPH) at the time of application.

*Note: For more information on how to obtain a valid certificate of registration as an REHS issued by the CDPH, please visit the CDPH website at 
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CEH/DRSEM/Pages/EMB/REHS/REHS.aspx

Desired Qualifications

The ideal incumbent will possess at least one (1) year of full-time equivalent experience** performing the duties of an REHS in a public agency.

**Note: ALL experience must be clearly detailed and explained on the Work Experience section of your application in order to be evaluated. Experience as a Trainee must be clearly separated from REHS Journey-level experience on the application.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on a review of the application and supplemental questionnaire. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire. The most highly qualified candidates, based on the results of the competitive evaluation, may be referred for a selection interview.

Applications will be accepted continuously and reviewed on a regular basis. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time.
 
To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.  

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