Environmental Health Specialist – Registered Sanitarian

Application Deadline: 2022-05-18
Job Type: County
Job Description:

The Oneida County Health Department works hard to serve the people of Oneida County, assuring safe, wholesome food, consumer protection, and a clean environment. Come work for one of the leading public health departments in the state and nation, and contribute to our mission to protect, nurture, and advance the health of our community. The Oneida County Health Dept. is working hard to achieve a vision of health equity, one in which the community is thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy.

Oneida County Health Department is recruiting for a full-time (37.5 hours/week) Environmental Health Specialist – Registered Sanitarian.

Role: The Environmental Health Specialist-Registered Sanitarian works with the Environmental Health and Public Health teams to perform diverse environmental health duties. This position works closely with local operators to assure safety and compliance in food and drinking establishments, temporary events, lodging and rooming houses, tattoo parlors, schools, swimming pools, and other businesses regulated by local and state health ordinances. Job duties also include investigation of citizen questions and complaints, working to prevent and mitigate health and safety hazards, and water lab analysis.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in physical or biological sciences from an accredited college or university with academic credits in physical, biological, chemical, environmental or environmental health areas with 1-3 years of experience. A Wisconsin Registered Sanitarian (RS) or NEHA REHS/Registered Sanitarian (RS) certification OR have the eligibility to obtain the Wisconsin Registered Sanitarian (RS) or the NEHA REHS/RS within three years of hire. Knowledge of computer systems and data analysis. Skills in critical analysis, problem-solving, priority-setting, and communication.

Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree in public health. Experience in community health. Knowledge of local, state, and federal public health programs and planning activities.

Compensation and Benefits: This full-time (37.5 hours per week) position has a starting hourly wage of $25.02 to $28.59 based on experience plus fringe benefit package including Health, Dental, Life and Income Continuation Insurances, plus PTO (Paid Time Off) with the ability to carry over unused hours into future years. Position works weekdays with the occasional need to work evening and/or weekend hours.

Complete job description and required Oneida County application are available at www.co.oneida.wi.us. Completed applications along with resume, cover letter and transcripts should be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to Oneida County LRES, P.O. Box 400, Rhinelander, WI 54501. Please call 715-369-6153 with questions. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Oneida County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Deadline Note: Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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