Recruitment #24-126-0023


Loudoun County is one of the fastest growing counties in the country, known for its excellent quality of life and strong economy while embracing its historic presence. Located 35 miles west of Washington DC, Loudoun County offers diverse cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities. 

Our goal at the Loudoun Health Department is to lead the way in creating a community focused on health and wellness.

Job Description

The Loudoun County Department of Health is seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual to join our team as an Environmental Health Technical Specialist.  

The Environmental Health Technical Specialist role involves working within the consumer service division with general supervision and serve as the District Standardization Officer (DSO) in the Food and General EH division.

Responsibilities include organizing, supervising, and evaluating program areas such as retail food safety, recreational water safety, Hotel and Motel, Schools, and others. Incumbent will also provide administrative review and technical supervision for information technology projects supporting environmental health. As the district DSO, will standardize all district Environmental Health Specialists. As well as contribute to the development of division goals and objectives, oversee compliance and enforcement actions, maintain EH databases, analyze data, and report findings. Building relationships with county, state, and federal agencies, as well as boards, is essential for strategic planning and achieving environmental health goals.

Salary Commensurate with Experience.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Environmental Public Health, Environmental Health, Biology, Chemistry, or a related field; three (3) years of related work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Registration as an Environmental Health Specialist Certified Professional preferred.

Special Requirements

  • Must have and maintain credentials in VDH Certified Food Safety Standardization Officer and or VDH Food Standardization.
  • May be required to obtain and maintain a certified pool operator license.
  • Will be required to obtain and maintain certification as the District Standardization Officer.
  • May be required to work during County emergencies 24/7; and if so, may be assigned to a different location or asked to serve in a different capacity.
  • Some evening/weekend work may be required.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Pass pre-employment background checks to include fingerprinting and DMV checks. Valid driver’s license and good driving record (driving records may be reviewed annually for continued qualification); additional license if required by law for position or assigned department.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a certified pool operator license when required for job-related duties.
Must have completed training and maintain VDH Certified Food Safety Standardization officer credentials.


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