Environmental Health Specialist

Alamance County Health Department LogoCompany: Alamance County Health Department 

Location: Burlington, NC

Date Posted:  August 8, 2017

Application Deadline:  August 17, 2017

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: $40,820 - $65,313

Environmental Health Specialist 

About the Position


Performs sanitation inspections of food, lodging, child day care, tattoo, public swimming pool, and institutional facilities in the county; perform office duties involving telephone correspondences with public, complete necessary reports, permits, and correspondences; conduct workshops to educate food handlers, managers, students, etc. on environmental health issues; perform evaluation of environmental lead in housing of children with elevated blood lead levels; attend continuing education meetings and conferences to stay updated on methods and to maintain registered sanitarian certification; and prepare legal documents for presentation of cases to District and Superior courts and appeals before the Board of Health.


MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from a four-year college or university with 30 semester hours of course work in the physical or biological sciences and two years of experience in environmental health; or a four-year or Master Degree in environmental health from a program which is accredited by the National Environmental Health Association and one year of experience in environmental health.


Four-year degree with a minimum of 30 semester hours of coursework in the physical and biological sciences. Currently Registered as an Environmental Health Specialist or Environmental Health Specialist Intern by the North Carolina State Board of Environmental Health Specialist Examiners.

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS: Registration as an Environmental Health Specialist by the N.C. State Board of Environmental Health Specialist Examiners. Completion of Orientation and Initial Internship Training and two years of experience at the Environmental Health Specialist level in a health department. Valid driver's license with driving record evaluation suitable for driving county owned vehicles.

How to Apply 

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