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Environmental Health Specialist – On-Site Wastewater

Guilford , NC (Guilford County)

Posted 08/03/2022

NCAPHA is actively recruiting for a Part-Time Environmental Health Specialist – On-Site Wastewater placed at the Guilford County Health Dept.

Position Title:  Environmental Health Specialist – On-Site Wastewater

Supervised by:  Environmental Health Program Manager (Water Quality)

Position Type:  Part Time; Contract

Guilford County Public Health Department – Environmental Health Section:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

General Statement of Duties

This is professional environmental health work in the promotion of public health through education, surveillance, consultation, inspection, and enforcement of State, local, and Federal environmental health laws and regulations. Employees are responsible for the performance of professional environmental health services through the application of principals of Epidemiology, Environmental Health Science, and Public Health Law. Work is performed under the direction and supervision of an Environmental Health Manager in the Public Health Department.


Essential Duties and Tasks

  • Visit properties of proposed improvements to conduct detailed soil/site evaluations as described in 15A NCAC 18A .1939 - .1948
  • Authorizes the approval or denial for issuance of well and septic permits by reviewing soil/site evaluations of individual lots
  • Performs evaluations of existing septic systems and wells for issuance of permits for repair of same.
  • Makes public contact through telephone calls, written correspondence, email, and personal contact in field or office
  • Conducts inspections, including necessary paperwork, on new and repaired installations of septic systems to ensure that installations meet the specified requirements
  • Conducts inspections, including necessary paperwork, on new and repaired installations of wells to ensure that installations meet the specified requirements
  • Conducts inspections, including necessary paperwork, for collection of water samples from drinking water wells for analysis by county and state testing laboratories.
  • Conducts inspections of existing septic systems and wells, for residential requests for additions and remodels of existing homes
  • Conducts site visits, including necessary paperwork, for investigation of health hazards
  • Completes forms that are regularly due such as daily/monthly reports, time records, mileage reports, travel requests, etc.
  • Other duties as necessary to maintain reasonable backlog timeframes for office

 

Required Qualifications, Education and/or Experience

  • Current registration as an Environmental Health Specialist by the NC State Board of Environmental Health Specialist Examiners with an Authorization in Onsite Wastewater.
  • Proficiency in ARCGIS desktop mapping software and GPS data collection practices.

Qualified candidates apply at:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=8051017b-5cd0-4bd7-9972-7dc8ffcf752e&jobId=33312&lang=en_US&source=CC788055

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