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Senior Environmental Health Specialist
Southern Nevada Health District
Laughlin, NV


Date Posted:: July 10, 2014
Application Deadline: July 25, 2014
Salary: $29.12
No. Hours/Week: Full Time



An OPEN COMPETITIVE recruitment will be held for the position of SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST in the LAUGHLIN OFFICE – FOOD OPERATIONS SECTION in the Environmental Health Division of the Southern Nevada Health District.  All applicants must meet the Training, Experience, and Working Conditions and License guidelines for the position.  This recruitment will establish an eligibility list that will be used to fill the current vacancy and any additional vacancies for four months from the date the list is established. Program assignment is at the discretion of the District.  A written exam, supplemental review and/or oral examination will constitute 100% of the total score.  For a complete description of duties and working conditions see classification specifications at    Program assignments are at the discretion of the District.

This position is located in Laughlin, NV.  Applicants must live within a 25-mile radius of this area.  Relocation expenses are not available for this position.



Training: Must possess a minimum of a bachelors degree which includes the satisfactory completion of at least 45 quarter hours, or 30 semester hours of academic work in basic science courses, including biology, chemistry, physics, environmental health, epidemiology, public health, geology, sanitary engineering or environmental engineering, from an institution of higher education approved by the Board of Registered Environmental Health Specialists (BoREHS), or from a degree program accredited by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council.

Experience: A minimum of at least 3 years of experience approved by SNHD in the practice of environmental health.

Working Conditions: Exposure to dust and noise. Office and inspection site environment. Some climbing, stooping, light lifting and inspecting in confined areas.

License: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Nevada driver’s license.

Certification: Must have passed the written examination certified by the National Environmental Health Association or an equivalent examination prepared by the BoREHS and had been issued a certificate of registration as an environmental health specialist by the BoREHS.



Tania Williams
HR Analyst
Southern Nevada Health District
(702) 759-1542


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