Sanitarian II

Company:  City of Milford Health Department
 
Location:  Milford, CT
 
Date Posted:   April 17, 2019
 
Application Deadline:  May 3, 2019
 
Employment Type:  Full time
 

Sanitarian II

About the Position

Under the general direction of the Health Director or designee, performs specialized work in the enforcement of public health laws and the inspection of various establishments for conformance with these laws. Work of this class involves the promotion of public health through inspection and instruction of proper sanitary conditions in the City. Work extends to a variety of establishments and facilities including cosmetology and massage establishments, nail salons, hotels/motels, retail food establishments, private sewage disposal and private water supply facilities, natural bathing areas, public swimming pools, sub-standard housing, blight and various nuisance conditions. An employee of this class exercises considerable independent judgment in meeting technical and regulatory problems in the field. Responsibilities may extend to the development and implementation of programs in highly specialized technical areas. Work is performed under general supervision of the Chief-Environmental Health Division in accordance with applicable laws, ordinances and departmental regulations. This position is responsible for maintaining required continuing education units (CEUs) for certifications.
 
SALARY RANGE: The position is a Grade 49 with weekly salary limits as follows:
 
Minimum ............................... .$1,185.44*
Step 1 ........................................ . 1,240.71
Step 2 ....................................... .1,296.02
Step 3........................................ .1,351.46
Step 4 ....................................... . 1,406.92
Maximum ............................... . 1,462.12

Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health, Public Health, or any of the natural or physical sciences AND a minimum of two (2) years of experience as a Sanitarian and/or local environmental health practitioner. A master’s degree in Environmental Health or Public Health is desirable. Possession of a Registered Sanitarian Certification by the State of Connecticut and/or the National Environmental Health Association. Possession of Certification by the State of Connecticut in Food Service Inspection, On-site Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems, Phase I & II, or eligible to become registered and certified within one (1) year of date of hire. Certification by the State of Connecticut as a Lead inspector/Risk assessor and Certification/training in the FEMA incident command system and national incident management system preferred. Must possess a valid State of Connecticut motor vehicle driver’s license.

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the requirements as stated will be invited to participate in an Oral Exam weighted 100%, that will test for knowledge of the principles and practices of public health, Federal laws, the Connecticut Public Health Code, Connecticut General Statutes and City Ordinances, the rules and regulations governing environmental health and applying this knowledge in the correction of specific unsanitary conditions and problems, the ability to use proper judgment and deal tactfully with public and municipal officials.
 
Applicants are required to fully complete a Employment Application, Application Supplement #19-19 , resume and cover letter must be submitted on or before May 3, 2019 to the Human Resources Department, Parsons Office Complex, 70 W. River St., Milford, CT or HRrecruit@ci.milford.ct.us
 
For forms and detailed application instructions, go to www.ci.milford.ct.us/hr/pages/jobs then select Sanitarian II. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed job application/supplement; incomplete or illegible applications will be rejected.