ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST

Recruitment #21-121-2010

Introduction

The Loudoun County Health Department is currently seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Environmental Health Specilaist.

Job Description

Performs a variety of duties including inspecting permitted facilities such as restaurants, campgrounds, hotels and motels, recreational pools, migrant labor camps, investigating communicable diseases and general environmental complaints, rabies investigations and abatement.

Responsibilities include inspection and evaluation of food establishments and public pools; and investigation of food, swimming pool and other environmental health complaints as assigned.

Inspections and investigations will be conducted using independent judgment with minimal field supervision.

Must be able to complete training in the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Food program and become VDH Standardized in Food within 18 months of hire.

Some evening/weekend work and overnight travel will be required.

Job Requirements

  • Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in public health, environmental health, biology, chemistry or a related field and at least two (2) years related experience.
  • Must be proficient with computers and possess strong oral and written communication skills
  • Active valid driver's license

Special Requirements

Prefer registration as an Environmental Health Specialist Certified Professional.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check to include criminal, DMV.  Must provide own transportation and have an active valid driver's license.

Conclusion

Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!
  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Annual Paid Holidays
  • Group Health Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Education and Career Development

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