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Environmental Specialist I, II, or III - Mason County

Notice!This listing has expired and should not be applied for.
Location: Shelton, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: May 18, 2018
Job #12542
Posted: May 4, 2018

Mason County is currently hiring 2 environmental health specialists.  Job postings can be found at  The posting is also attached.  Applications will be accepted now through May 18, 2018.

Evaluates, monitors and enforces regulations for: residential or commercial sewage, public water systems, food service establishments, solid waste sites, new or existing building sites, wells, and public schools to ensure a safe and healthy environment.


Requires a bachelor’s degree in major science field preferably with emphasis on environmental and/or public health. EHS I: requires only the degree. EHS II: the degree plus two years’ experience in environmental health position. EHS III: the degree plus four years’ experience in environmental health position. A Master’s Degree in environmental or public health may be substituted for two years’ experience if the applicant demonstrates all knowledge and abilities required. Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License with good driving record. DOL Certification for On-Site Septic is preferred.

How to Apply:

Carefully read the posting and note the minimum qualifications and the selection process. Please indicate all relevant education and experience on the application. A County application is always required and is utilized as the primary document to determine if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications. Resumes can be included as a supplement but cannot be used in lieu of completing the application. Applications must be entirely completed, and “see resume” will not be acceptable. Applicants applying for more than one position must complete a separate application for each position. Applications must be signed and dated, and returned to the Human Resources Department on or before the closing date. Completed applications should be submitted or mailed to: Mason County Human Resources, 411 North Fifth Street, Shelton, WA 98584, . Mailed applications must be postmarked no later than the closing date. Additional materials will not be accepted after the closing date (with exception to mailed applications/material with postmark by the closing date). Applicants should keep a copy of their completed application and any supplemental pages because they will not be returned nor copied after receipt.