Environmental Health Specialist - Indian Health Service Department of Health And Human Services

LOCATION: Bemidji, MN

CLOSING DATE: December 31, 2020

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Job

JOB #: 15882

POSTED: May 26, 2020

Description:

This position will support the Federal Government’s response efforts to COVID-19.

This position is an Environmental Health Specialist, Division of Environmental Health, located at the Minnesota District Office, Bemidji, MN. This position reports to the District Environmental Health Specialist or designee.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive environmental health program on assigned reservations that emphasizes safe water, solid and hazardous waste management, food protection, pool safety, healthy homes, occupational health and safety, safe childcare environments, vector control, community injury prevention, radon gas, and institutional health.
  • Conduct comprehensive environmental health surveys of all Indian Health Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Tribal facilities including schools, day care centers, gaming facilities, health care, etc.
  • Build Tribal capacity to manage environmental health hazards in their community by assisting with the development of environmental health and occupational safety policies, procedures, regulations, employee training programs, and public education materials.
  • Serve as a technical consultant to Tribal program managers and leaders by assisting them with environmental health hazard identification and mitigation.
Skills/Eligibility:

Qualifications

OPEN UNTIL FILLED: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL THE VACANCY IS FILLED. IT MAY BE EXTENDED OR CLOSED PRIOR TO THE CURRENT CLOSING DATE. FIRST CUT OFF DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 10 BUSINESS DAYS FROM THE OPEN DATE AND EVERY 10 BUSINESS DAYS THEREAFTER.

To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume.
How to Apply:

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