Salary: $76,564.80 - $94,120.00 Annually
Location: County of San Diego, CA
Job Type: Regular - Full time
Department: Environmental Health
Job Number: 19472607VC
Closing: 8/21/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Supervising Environmental Health Specialist (Vector Control)
PER COUNTY RULES, THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT AT STEP 1 $76,564.80 ANNUALLY. COUNTY EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO THE COUNTY PROMOTIONAL RULE FOR STEP PLACEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH COMP ORD 1.3.5.
The Department of Environmental Health is seeking candidates for the Vector Control Programs.
The Vector Control program is responsible for protecting public health by surveying for diseases carried by vectors, controlling and reducing human exposure to vectors and human diseases, responding to public requests for vector inspections, and educating the public about mosquitoes and other vectors as well as how to protect themselves from diseases vectors can carry. The incumbent will supervise staff and operations, coordinate program resources and oversee special projects.
The ideal candidate will possess leadership and team building skills as well as have the ability to communicate effectively in order to maximize team effectiveness.
- 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 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, AND, 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) years of which must have been at the lead level; OR,
- Four (4) years of experience as an Environmental Health Specialist II in the County of San Diego; OR,
- Three (3) years of experience as an Environmental Health Specialist III in the County of San Diego.
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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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