University of Washington School of Public Health
Environmental Health Specialist - Clallam County
Closing Date: May 10, 2018
Posted: April 10, 2018
Clallam County Health & Human Services, headquartered at the County Courthouse in Port Angeles, Washington, is currently accepting applications to fill the position of Environmental Health Specialist I or II in our Food Safety Program. This is an outstanding opportunity to work closely with a dynamic Team of individuals to provide support for a variety of functions across the County. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the highest standards of personal and professional conduct and be comfortable serving in a highly confidential position. Candidates can expect to work in an environment that is dynamic and service oriented. It is essential for the candidate to have excellent verbal and written skills, as well as a documented work history of integrity and accuracy is essential.
To inspect, monitor and enforce established environmental health codes, regulations and ordinances within assignedarea of responsibility; to interpret and disseminate environmental health information to industry, the general public and other agencies; and to perform related duties as assigned.
Scope of Responsibility
Under direction of the HHS Environmental Health Section Director perform professional level work in the prevention of disease transmission and health hazards to residents and visitors of Clallam County. This position is responsible for providing the general public, industry, and other governmental entities (including tribal governments) and other stakeholders’ information on general sanitation and other environmental health related issues. Work involves the interpretation, investigation, and enforcement of codes pertaining to environmental health standards, providing responses to environmental health related permit applications, performing inspections for potential problems, investigating complaints, and providing technical assistance when warranted.