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Environmental Health Specialist II, Well Lead - Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, Washington

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Full-time position
Closing Date: March 26, 2017
Job #11235
Posted: March 13, 2017
Job Title: Environmental Health Specialist II, Well Lead
Closing Date/Time: Sun. 03/26/17 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $28.24 - $36.39 Hourly
$2,259.20 - $2,911.20 Biweekly
Job Type: Regular
Location: Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, Washington

Are you looking for a place to apply your background in Environmental Health? Use your professional knowledge, supervisory/lead and technical experience to make a difference in the health of the citizens of Pierce County. Join our Onsite Sewage/Surface Water Program as a Regular, Full-time, Well Lead (Environmental Health Specialist II).

Some of what you’ll do:

  • Review individual well site plans for initial processing and provide coordination with field staff in application processing.
  • Review water availability letters, communicate with public water professionals and assist staff with public water adequacy determination questions.
  • Act as the liaison between the On-site and Water Programs to insure that current policies and procedures are followed related to water adequacy review requirements.
  • Provide customer service and technical assistance in the lobby, via phone, email and in the field to answer questions and explain options related to individual well development and Health Department requirements.
  • Coordinate well drilling training for staff and industry professionals to maintain knowledge of current local and state well construction requirements.
  • Assist with program planning and evaluation, and development of program policies, procedures and code revisions related to individual wells.
  • Work with Communications staff to revise or develop communication plans to improve the public and industry professional knowledge of individual wells.

Key competencies for this job include:

  • Oral Communication and Presentation Skills,
  • Writing and Reading Skills,
  • Conflict Management,
  • Technology Literacy/Skills,
  • Cultural Competency,
  • Problem Solving,
  • Customer Service,
  • Personal Leadership,
  • Ethics,
  • Flexibility and
  • Team Skills.
 Who should apply:
Individuals with a Bachelor’s Degree in science, public health or a closely related field; and four or more years of relevant environmental health experience.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driver’s record is required prior to employment.
  • Possession of a current Certificate of Registration as a Sanitarian (RS) or a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) is required within six months of hire.
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