Recruitment #21-127-0015


Become part of a dynamic Environmental Health Team and make a difference in the community! The Loudoun County Health Department located in Historic Leesburg, VA, is currently seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Environmental Health Construction Supervisor position.

Job Description

This position works closely with the Environmental Health Manager to plans and coordinates the activities for the Onsite program throughout the Loudoun Health District. Work involves supervising Environmental Health Specialists and Environmental Health Specialist Seniors within the Onsite division.

This position oversees the compliance of septic and sewage ordinances by owners within the County. As well as; assures notices and violation of ordinances are sent to owners; oversees compliance and related enforcement actions; posts related compliance information on website; develops and maintains rural Environmental Health (EH) databases; and analyzes data; and reports on findings.

There is a degree of fieldwork required with variable environmental conditions.

Specifically this position:

  • Oversees management of Chapter 1066 of the County's Codified Ordinances.
  • Oversees management of Chapter 1067 of the County's Codified Ordinances.
  • Educates owners. (Educates owners on maintenance of onsite sewage treatment systems.)
  • Provides information to department leadership and staff.
  • Manages databases and files. (Manages the County's rural Environmental Health databases; provides technical support and training to staff; conducts periodic analyses of databases to verify accuracy of documentation) ? May perform other essential job functions specific to the position and department assignment.

Job Requirements

  • Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, or related field with coursework in epidemiology, microbiology, biostatistics, toxicology, risk assessment, risk communication, and/or environmental health law and four (4) years of directly related work experience preferably as an Environmental Health Specialist working with onsite sewage disposal
  • Valid Driver's License is required
  • Licensed Onsite Soil Evaluator (OSE) with the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) is required

Special Requirements

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of environmental and public health, onsite sewage disposal systems, private well development and construction. Also, must possess demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; to interpret and apply regulations and procedures; and to conduct inspections and investigations in all areas of environmental health.  Must be proficient with computers and possess strong oral and written communication skills. Strong knowledge of State Law, VDH Regulations and policy and science and practices related to various EH programs; experience and training with Onsite Sewage.

Preferred Knowledge: Proficient knowledge of human resource management, performance management and staff development.  

Work is typically performed in an office where normal working conditions are encountered.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Successful candidate will undergo criminal background, and driving record checks. 


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