|Salary||$33.62 - $40.86/hour; $5,827.47 - $7,082.40/month; $69,929.60 - $84,988.80/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)
|Additional Forms Required||
Veterans DD214 (if applicable)|
|HR Analyst||Courtney Thomas|
The Department of Health and Human Services – Environmental Health Division is currently seeking candidates for the Consumer Protection, Hazardous Materials or Solid Waste Programs. Under supervision, the Registered Environmental Specialist Assistant performs 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 Program is to ensure 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 pertaining to business facilities that handle hazardous material or hazardous waste, operate underground storage tanks and above ground storage tanks that store hazardous materials or waste, emergency response to incidents involving 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 and management programs.
The current vacancies are located in Auburn, CA. These positions may need to travel to the Tahoe-Truckee area on occasion to support the Division’s satellite office. The position may also be required to be on a Stand-By-Rotation for emergency response.
To administer and enforce Federal, State and local statutes, ordinances and regulations related to public health and sanitation; to encourage sound sanitary and environmental health practices; and to protect the environment and the public.
This is the entry level in the Registered Environmental Health Specialist series. Positions in this class are distinguished from the Environmental Health Trainee by the possession of registration as an Environmental Health Specialist issued by the State of California Department of Health Services. This class is distinguished from the Associate level by the performance of the less complex tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the Associate level.
Receives general supervision from the Supervising Environmental Health Specialist and may receive technical and functional supervision from the Associate and/or Senior Registered Environmental Health Specialist.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Experience and Training:
It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below.
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:
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:
• For more information on the Registered Environmental Health Specialist Program, click here.
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 eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied.
Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here.
Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.
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