|Salary||$29.68 - $37.07/hour; $5,144.53 - $6,425.47/month; $61,734.40 - $77,105.60/year|
|Department||Health and Human Services|
|Date Opened||11/8/2019 11:15:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||11/22/2019 5:00:00 PM|
Permanent/Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Permanent/Part Time (less than 40 hrs/week)
Tahoe Area (Carnelian Bay, Kings Beach, Tahoe City, Tahoe Vista, Truckee)
Auburn Area (Applegate, Auburn, Colfax, Foresthill, Meadow Vista, Penryn)
South Placer (Granite Bay, Loomis, Lincoln, Rocklin, Roseville)
|HR Analyst||Courtney Thomas|
This is a paid trainee position in the environmental health specialist series. To be considered for this position, applicants must meet the minimum qualifications by possessing both the equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in any of the biological or physical sciences, environmental health science, engineering or a related field AND a letter of approval issued by the State of California Department of Public Health verifying eligibility for training. Note: This letter is a minimum requirement for the Environmental Health Trainee classification and applicants must possess a valid letter at the time of applying for this recruitment to move forward in the recruitment process.
Individuals who do not possess the required letter by the State of California, but are interested in pursuing a future career as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist, are encouraged to click HERE for more information. CPS HR has been contracted by the CA Department of Public Health to provide transcript evaluation services for Environmental Health Specialist (EHS) trainee, Options I-IV. All questions regarding transcript evaluation must be directed to CPS HR. Placer County Human Resources does not provide transcript evaluation services.
The Department of Health and Human Services – Environmental Health Division is currently seeking candidates for the Consumer Protection, Hazardous Materials and Solid Waste Programs. Under supervision, the Environmental Specialist trainee learns scientific and professional level office and field work to ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations. The primary responsibility of staff assigned to the Consumer Protection inspection and permitting programs involves compliance with regulated food facilities, body art facilities, swimming pools, public drinking water systems and campgrounds. The primary responsibility of staff assigned to the Hazardous Materials program is to ensure compliance with laws and regulations at business facilities that handle hazardous material and hazardous waste, operate underground storage tanks and above ground storage tanks that store hazardous materials or hazardous waste, emergency response to hazardous chemical releases, planning and site mitigation. Staff assigned to the Solid Waste program conduct compliance inspections and support solid waste disposal facilities and resource recovery and recycling programs, waste tire management, medical waste management and nonhazardous waste recycling programs.
The position may need to travel to the Tahoe-Truckee area on occasion to support the division's satellite office. Upon completion of the State of California Environmental Health Trainee requirements and issuance of a State of California Environmental Health Specialist registration, applicants will be eligible to be promoted to Assistant Registered Environmental Health Specialist. As an Assistant Registered Environmental Health Specialist, you may be required to participate in the Stand-By-Rotation for emergency response.
To learn, administer and enforce Federal, State and local statutes, ordinances and regulations related to public health and sanitation as a Trainee; to learn to encourage sound sanitary and environmental health practices; and to learn to protect the environment and the public.
The Environmental Health Trainee is a training level classification in the Environmental Health Specialist Series established to qualify incumbents in the training and experience requirements to become a Registered Environmental Health Specialist with the State of California. This class is distinguished from the Registered Environmental Health Specialist by the performance of the less complex routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Positions in this classification do not possess registration as an Environmental Health Specialist by the State of California. Employees at this level are expected to perform under guidance and direction. Since this class is used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Upon completion of the State of California Environmental Health Trainee requirements and issuance of a State of California Environmental Health Specialist registration number, incumbents meet the eligibility requirements for the flexibly staffed Assistant Registered Environmental Health Specialist classification.
Receives immediate and close supervision from the Supervising Environmental Health Specialist and may receive technical and functional supervision and training from an Assistant or Associate Registered Environmental Health Specialist.
Experience and Training
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: No experience is required.
Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in any of the biological or physical sciences, environmental health science, engineering or a related field.
License or Certificate:
Training & Experience Rating (100%)
Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant’s education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list.
Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn.
The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department.
Tentative Recruitment Schedule