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Environmental Health Specialist

Halifax, NC (Halifax County)

Posted 02/06/2020

Employment Opportunity

Halifax County North Carolina

“Where the Spirit of Independence was Born”



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Environmental Health Specialist  Public Health

Posting # 611066-2251


Description: The person in this position will be responsible for the enforcement of state food/lodging, institutions, child care facilities and public swimming pool rules in Halifax County. Duties will primarily involve the enforcement of the state’s rules related to these programs, but requires competence in all other areas of environmental health, which includes water, onsite/wastewater, tattooing and childhood lead prevention.


Requirements:   Graduation from a four-year college or university with 30 semester of course work in the physical or biological sciences and two years of exposure in environmental health; or a four or Master’s degree in environmental health from a program which is accredited by the National Accreditation Council for Environmental Health Curricula of the National Environmental Health Association and one year of experience in environmental Health. All health department employees (with the exception of individuals with an accommodation or medical exemption) are required to get an annual flu shot vaccine as part of condition of employment.


Compensation: The hiring range for this position is $ 34,550 - $ 43,746. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local