THIS ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION MUST BE ATTACHED TO YOUR ON-LINE APPLICATION WHICH MAY REQUIRE SCANNING: APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT, COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS, RESUME (INCLUDE VOLUNTEER AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES RELATED TO ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH) AND LETTER OF INTEREST (INCLUDE MOTIVATION TO WORK IN ENVIRONMENTAL/PUBLIC HEALTH FIELD). Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
Environmental Health Specialist I - Performs technical and professional work in environmental health disciplines such as air and water quality, and general sanitation. Employees hired as Environmental Health Specialist I, must become a Sanitarian in Training within one month of hire and a Registered Sanitarian with the Montana Board of Sanitarians within one year of hire. Employees will become eligible for promotion to Environmental Health Specialist II after completion of registration as a Sanitarian.
Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources
Requires a bachelor’s level degree in the physical, biological, or environmental sciences. Requires one year of experience working as a sanitarian, or in a biological or physical sciences field that is related to environmental health.
Applicants must meet minimum standards for sanitarians in training In accordance with Montana ARM 24.216.502 which require a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter credit hours in physical and biological sciences including at least one successfully completed course in chemistry, biology, and microbiology (microbiology can be taken after hire).
Representative Examples of Work
Inspects restaurants, day cares, trailer courts, motels, pools and other facilities to ensure compliance with state and local regulations. Conducts investigations of food, water, and animal borne disease outbreaks. Issues permits and conducts inspections of septic systems and wells. Conducts site evaluations and groundwater monitoring. Reviews subdivisions for compliance with the Sanitation in Subdivision Act. Inspects public water supplies. Investigates public complaints and conducts enforcement. Makes public presentations. Provides information to the public and regulated community through newsletters, websites, and other avenues. May perform other environmental health work in indoor air quality, water quality, solid waste, water lab, hazardous materials response, etc. Performs related work as required or directed.
Requires occasional physical exertion, bending and working while on a ladder. Requires walking or climbing over rough uneven surfaces, into manholes and trenches. Requires lifting, 10 pounds frequently; moving 50-100 pounds occasionally. Requires exposure to laboratory chemicals; toxic and hazardous materials. Will require occasional use of protective clothing and equipment, including SCBA. Requires a valid MT driver’s license. Requires travel to remote sites, scheduled weekend work and exposure to extreme weather conditions.
Additional Required Information
Supplemental information may be required with your application for this position. Check the TO APPLY section of this job posting to see what documents may be required. All required documents must be attached before you submit this application. THIS MAY REQUIRE THAT YOU SCAN THOSE DOCUMENTS SO THEY CAN BE ATTACHED HERE.
In addition, the following information must completed and submitted with your application. Please save these file(s) to your hard drive, complete as necessary, and attach using the form provided below.
Submit Missoula County on-line application by 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, 3/17/2015. THIS ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION MUST BE ATTACHED TO YOUR ON-LINE APPLICATION WHICH MAY REQUIRE SCANNING: APPLICATION SUPPLEMENT, COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS, RESUME (INCLUDE VOLUNTEER AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES RELATED TO ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH) AND LETTER OF INTEREST (INCLUDE MOTIVATION TO WORK IN ENVIRONMENTAL/PUBLIC HEALTH FIELD). Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Missoula County Human Resources Department is located at 199 W Pine, Missoula, MT 59802. For questions about online application process call 406-258-4462 or 406-258-4874. Applicants may submit a written request for any accommodation needed to participate in the application and selection process. Missoula County will consider any reasonable accommodation. The Missoula County EEOP is on file in the Human Resources Office.
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