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Public Health Specialist III

Recruitment #181002-X17C-I06



JFD:  Public Health Specialist III
Location: TBD
PIN #: 34000096
Travel Required
Salary:$1,831.58 / biweekly

This position will cover multiple counties, the duty station will be determined upon hire.
Counties Covered:  Blaine, Kingfisher and Major.

Position will be open for six months or until filled.  Please be advised that applications will periodically be considered, as such this position could be filled any time before the closing date.

PIN #34000096 is being announced at a Level I, II and III PLEASE APPLY TO LEVE INTERESTED IN.

This position is responsible for conducting full inspections, surveys, and investigations on retail food establishments such as restaurants, grocery stores, food trucks, hospital and school cafeterias as well as hotels, motels, lodging facilities, daycares and swimming pools.  This will include following up on complaints, preparing and completing reports on foodborne illness outbreaks, animal bites and nuisances complaints, and ensuring compliance with applicable statues and regulations.



Positions within this job family are assigned responsibilities for planning, performing or supervising technical and professional work involving consumer protection and public health services.  This includes performing inspections, surveys, and investigations to identify and eliminate conditions hazardous to life and health, providing consultative services and assistance in assigned areas of responsibility, ensuring corrective actions are taken to eliminate public health or other hazards, and ensuring compliance with applicable statutes and regulations.



The Public Health Specialist job family consists of five levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for specific tasks, the level of expertise required for completion of the assigned work and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level I:   
This is the basic level of this job family where incumbents are assigned duties and responsibilities in a training status to build their skills in conducting inspections and investigations, performing basic professional analysis, and interpreting state and federal laws.  In this role they will, under close supervision, perform tasks involving the evaluation of inspection or survey data and the preparation of technical records and reports, and assist in making recommendations concerning remedial actions to correct public health hazards and provide for consumer protection.

Level II:    
This is the career level of this job family where employees are assigned duties and responsibilities at the full performance level and perform a full range of task involving inspections, surveys and investigations related to public health services, consumer protection, and the enforcement of applicable state and federal laws in the assigned area of responsibility.  In this role they will evaluate inspection and survey data, prepare technical records and reports, make recommendations concerning required remedial actions, and provide technical assistance and training as needed to correct public health or consumer protection problems. 

Level III:    
This is the advanced level where employees are assigned responsibilities for performing advanced level work involving consumer protection or public health protection.   This will involve a high degree of technical and administrative freedom to plan, develop, organize and conduct all phases of the work necessary for completion within broad program guidelines.  Some responsibility may also be assigned for providing limited guidance and training to entry-level employees, including Environmental Technicians, in performing various consumer protection program duties.


Level I:    
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of the statutory requirements of Title 59 O.S. Section 1150.7, (A 2):  A bachelor’s degree with a major in public health, environmental health, environmental science, physical science, natural science, biological science, agricultural science, or equivalent, from an accredited college or university with at least thirty (30) semester hours of work in physical, natural and biological science, public health and/or environmental health or environmental protection or both environmental health and environmental protection.

Level II:    
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level I plus one year of professional public health or consumer protection and successful completion of state standardization to conduct food establishment inspections; or a master’s degree in a listed field and successful completion of state standardization to conduct food establishment inspections.

Level III:   
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level II plus two additional years of qualifying experience.


If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.


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