Environmental Health Technician (79%)
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 Department is striving to achieve a vision of health equity, one in which the community is thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy.
Role: Under the technical supervision of an Environmental Health Specialist, the Environmental Health Technician 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 lodging and rooming houses, body art facilities, and manufactured home communities. The Environmental Health Technician will also facilitate the collection of required water sample inspections. Job duties also include investigation of citizen questions and complaints, working to prevent and mitigate health and safety hazards, working with partner agencies, and water lab assignment.
Required Qualifications: High school diploma or GED.
Required Skills and Knowledge: Valid driver’s license. The ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, walk on uneven ground, squat, and lift at least 30 pounds. Basic knowledge of computer systems such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Ability to work some weekends and work outdoors
Preferred Qualifications: At least one year post high school education, including at least one science course. The ability to handle difficult situations and interact with everyone with dignity and respect at all times. A positive, flexible, and motivated mindset.
Compensation, Benefits and Hours: This part-time (29 hours per week) position has a starting salary of $21.36 to $23.80 per hour based on experience plus fringe benefit package including Health, Dental, Life and Short Term Disability Insurances, plus PTO (Paid Time Off) with the ability to carryover unused balances into future years. This position will occasionally need to work evening and/or weekend hours.
OCHD offers a flexible, family friendly environment with the option for a hybrid work model and flexible schedules.
We are committed to diversity in our workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. OCHD considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identify, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. Oneida County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Complete job posting and required Oneida County application available at www.co.oneida.wi.us or by calling 715-369-6153. Completed application along with any resume or transcripts should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Oneida County LRES, P.O. Box 400, Rhinelander, WI 54501.
Applications are due by Monday, August 15, 2022