University of Washington School of Public Health
Environmental Specialist I - State of Florida Department of Health
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Posted: February 1, 2019
The position primarily performs onsite sewage treatment and disposal system inspections and site evaluations as assigned. Conducts site evaluations and prepares permit specifications and restrictions for commercial and residential onsite sewage disposal systems. Reviews sewage disposal-related applications and project plans submitted by developers, engineers and governmental entities for compliance with Chapter 381 Florida Statutes. Enters permit specifications and inspection findings into the Environmental Health Database (EHD) system. Prepares permits with specification and restrictions for commercial and residential onsite sewage disposal systems. Works outdoors to perform inspections and site evaluations for onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems in a wide variety of environments. Conducts inspections of onsite sewage treatment and disposal system installations. Maintains all records required in the proper performance of these programs. Completes assigned work and prepares reports of activities within required timeframes. This position may also perform inspections on other facilities such as food, mobile home parks, pools and tanning. This position is assigned to the Deland office.Skills/Eligibility:
- Must possess a bachelor’s of science degree or higher in Environmental Health or one of the physical or natural sciences or engineering or public health from an accredited college or university.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license.
- Must be willing and physically able to lift 75 lbs. and use a hand auger to auger soil borings to a depth of 72 inches. Must be willing to work outdoors in extreme environmental conditions.