University of Washington School of Public Health
Environmental Health Technician - Jefferson County Public Health
Closing Date: December 28, 2017
Posted: November 22, 2017
CONTACT STUART WHITFORD, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR, FOR MORE INFORMATION
Full Time Environmental Health Technician
Jefferson County Public Health is recruiting of a full-time (40 hours/week) Environmental Health Technician position, UFCW Grade 24 Step 1 – Step 3, $17.40 – $18.28 per hour, DOE, with full benefits. This position provides technical support for all environmental health programs including Food Safety, On-site Sewage, Solid/Hazardous Waste, Zoonotic Disease, Living Environment and Drinking Water and Water Quality programs. This position provides a high level of customer service by completing the following tasks:
• Preparation and organization of the work area.
• Responding to customers in person, on the telephone, or by e-mail. Determining customer needs and recommending appropriate process steps.
• Calculate and collect fees, including the handling of cash receipts.
• Research public records, processing notices, preparing invoices, etc.
• Filing, data entry, mailings, document scanning.
• Primary support person for Environmental Health front counter staff
• Handling and processing customer complaints to include completing complaint forms, entering and updating permit database, tracking status, drafting letters and notice to titles as needed for education and/or enforcement, etc.
• Supporting Water Quality Program staff by completing mailings, helping organize public meetings, entering water quality program data, etc.
• Understanding and recognizing required documents in permit process applications.
• Insuring customers understand permit process documents, the authority for such documentation, and the content requirements for such documents.
• Processing permit applications to include intake, determining fees, review for completeness, entering to permit database system, tracking, etc.
• Annual permit renewals
• Organizing permit files, issuing permits, creating inspection records, reviewing applications for completeness, maintaining files, entering plan revisions for permit record and processing complete applications.
• Tracking permit activities from first step to last step
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Associates Degree (A.A. or A.A.S.) in the natural sciences or environmental technology, and one (1) year of experience working in a private or public sector position in environmental health/science/engineering, natural resources or other related field. Candidates with demonstrated experience and aptitude in providing high level of customer service in a fast paced work environment are preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Washington State Driver’s LicenseHow to Apply:
HOW TO APPLY
Application (http://www.co.jefferson.wa.us/documentcenter/view/1135) and full job description may be picked up from the Board of County Commissioners office. Please submit an application using one of the following methods:
· Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
· Fax: 360-385-9382;
· Mail: Jefferson County Commissioners’ Office; PO Box 1220, Port Townsend, WA 98368;
· In Person: Jefferson County Commissioners’ Office, Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368.
The deadline for receiving applications is 4:30 p.m. on, or USPS postmarked by, Tuesday, November 28, 2017. EOE