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Health Specialists (2) - Mason County

Notice!This listing has expired and should not be applied for.
Full-time position
Closing Date: June 18, 2018
Job #12548
Posted: May 7, 2018

JOB SUMMARY 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. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES (any one position may not include all for the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions in the class) Interprets federal, state, and local regulations relating to environmental health. Reviews applications and designs for compliance with policies and codes for plats, subdivisions, SEPA, solid waste sites, septic permits, school plans, public water systems, and building permits. Conducts inspections of new building sites, wells, existing sewage systems, public schools, public water systems, and food service establishments. Monitors activities for compliance with policies and codes. Investigates complaints and generates corrective notices or penalties as needed for violations. Assists the public with permit and construction processes and questions concerning violations. May represent the department at meetings.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 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:

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS Applicants are required to submit a Mason County Application to the Human Resources Department. The completed application may include additional pages of employment history using the application format, and a resume may be attached. The completed application will be used as the primary document to determine if minimum qualifications are met for this recruitment. Misrepresentation, incomplete, or inaccurate entries may be the cause of application rejection, removal from the employment list, or discharge from county service. Applicants will be screened based upon education and experience, and the top candidates will be scheduled for interviews. Selection factors will include demonstrated knowledge and abilities for the particular position. Only those candidates chosen for interviews will receive notice of the final selection decision. Please read the reverse side for additional information. This selection process may be subject to change. Return Applications to: Mason County Human Resources Mailing Address - 411 North 5th Street, Shelton, WA 98584 Physical Address - 423 North 5th Street, Shelton, WA 98584 Phone-(360) 427-9670 X 290 Fax-(360) 427-8439 Equal Opportunity - Affirmative Action Employer Drug Free Work Environment