San Diego County, CA Department of Environmental Health
Environmental Health Specialist II - Land & Water Quality Option-17472202LWQ
Opening Date/Time: Fri. 04/07/17 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 04/28/17 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $58,531.20 - $71,968.00 Annually
Location: County of San Diego, California
The Department of Environmental Health is currently accepting applications from qualified applicants for:
Environmental Health Specialist II - Land Water Quality Option
This is a series recruitment that may be subject to suspend on April 28, 2017, at 11:59 pm.
PER COUNTY RULES, THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT AT STEP 1, $58,531.20 ANNUALLY. COUNTY EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO THE COUNTY PROMOTION RULE FOR STEP PLACEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH COMP ORD 1.3.5.
Environmental Health Specialist IIs protect the environment, public health, and safety of San Diego County residents through permit, inspection, consultation, planning, investigation and enforcement activities in a wide variety of program areas. Incumbents conduct field investigations on a full range of establishments, sites or projects proposed/planned by customers within an assigned program. Incumbents may also assist with training of staff, conduct community and business outreach, provide consultative services, conduct special projects, and evaluate and prepare technical reports.
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- A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency with at least 30 semester units of basic biological, physical, or environmental science courses including at least one laboratory course in one of the following fields: chemistry, physics, microbiology, biology, and a mathematics course of college algebra or higher; AND,
- Two (2) years of experience investigating and enforcing environmental, public health or sanitary laws and regulations for a recognized public health agency or private company; OR, One (1) year of experience as an Environmental Health Specialist I with the County of San Diego.
A master's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency in a science field such as: biology, chemistry, environmental health, environmental engineering, ecology, or geology may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience.
Notes on Certification/Registration:
- All Rural Generalist positions in the Department of Environmental Health's Division of Land and Water Quality require possession of a valid certificate as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist in the State of California.
- All Environmental Health Specialist (EHS) positions in the Department of Environmental Health's Land and Water Quality Division that are assigned responsibilities as Rural Generalists, require possession of a current ICC "California UST Inspector" certification.
- All Environmental Health Specialist (EHS) positions in the Department of Environmental Health's Land and Water Quality Division that are assigned responsibilities to perform cross connection inspections and testing for the Recycled Water Program are required to have a current Cross Connection Control Specialist certification issued by the American Water Works Association.
The names of qualified candidates will be placed on a twelve (12) month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment application and supplemental questionnaire. Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application form will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.
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