Minnesota Department of Health – Indoor Air Specialist

Career Posting: Indoor Air Specialist

Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Indoor Air Specialist

Position Description: 

This position exists to enforce the Minnesota Enclosed Sports Arena Rules, the Minnesota Clean Indoor Air Act and the Radon Licensing Act. Tasks include performing inspections, conducting enforcement, providing compliance assistance, researching topics and educating regulated parties. Additionally, the position will conduct research, education and outreach on indoor air quality to help assess exposure and reduce health effects from exposure to hazards.

Position Requirements: 

Where to apply: https://careers.mn.gov/psp/hcm92apc/MNCAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1001&JobOpeningId=20257&PostingSeq=1&languageCd=ENG&utm_source=email&utm_medium=email

City of Minnetonka – Environmental Health Intern

Salary: $15.00 /Hour

Opening Date: 02/09/18

Closing Date: 03/02/18

Job Description

The environmental health intern completes inspections and enforces codes related to environmental health such as swimming pool inspections, food operations, food vending, and refuse trucks; investigates nuisance complaints; and miscellaneous office duties. The schedule will be Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week for the summer season.

Duties/Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions:

  • Complete assigned inspections.
  • Enforce code/ordinances.
  • Investigate nuisance complaints.

Other Job Functions:

  • Miscellaneous filing/organizing, etc.

Qualifications

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • A commitment to and belief in the organization’s shared values.
  • Academic experience in environmental health, food science, biological or physical sciences, community health education or related field.
  • A valid driver’s license.

Desired Job Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in environmental health, food science, biological or physical sciences, community health education or related field.
  • Previous work experience in the environmental health field.
  • Computer software experience in Microsoft Word, Access etc.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.

Additional Information

Knowledge of:

  • Environmental health, food science, biological or physical sciences, community health education or related field.

Skilled in:

  • Working with people.

Ability to:

  • Take direction and complete tasks.
  • Effectively communicate with the public and/or business managers/owners.
  • Organization and prioritize daily/weekly/monthly tasks.

Web Site to apply:

https://eminnetonka.com/job-openings

City of St. Cloud, MN – Environmental Health Specialist

Career Posting: Environmental Health Specialist

City of St. Cloud, St. Cloud MN is seeking qualified candidates. To fill the position of Environmental Health Specialist

Position Description: 

Come join the Health & Inspections Department at the City of St. Cloud where you will find great benefits, a team atmosphere and professional development opportunities.  As an Environmental Health Specialist you will inspect, communicate and collaborate with business operators to achieve regulatory compliance. Primary work areas are in the food, lodging and public swimming pool programs. As an Environmental Health Specialist you will:

• perform plan reviews of menus, equipment and layout for new and expanding establishments
• investigate food, lodging and pool safety complaints
• perform routine and follow-up inspections
• create and participate in outreach events
• inspect community events for food and other safety needs
• work closely with other jurisdictions and the State of Minnesota for joint enforcement activities
• correctly interpret municipal, state and federal laws and regulations for enforcement
• work closely with other divisions and departments to solve complex enforcement cases
• exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative

Position Requirements: 

Minimum Requirements:
• Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in public or environmental health or related field;
• Current registration as an Environmental Health Specialist/Sanitarian through the Minnesota Department of Health OR ability to obtain this registration within 18 months.
• Possession of valid Minnesota driver’s license; must provide own appropriate transportation.

Where to apply: http://ci.stcloud.mn.us/jobs.aspx?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email

Hennepin County Public Health – Community Health Worker

Career Posting: Community Health Worker

Hennepin County Public Health, 1011 First Street South, Suite 215, Hopkins, MN 55343 is seeking qualified candidates. To fill the position of Community Health Worker

Position Description: 

The Hennepin County Public Health Protection & Promotion division is seeking a Community Health Worker to perform licensed pool inspections and take beach water samples as well as other duties within Environmental Health program areas.

This is a limited duration, non-benefit earning position that will start in May 2018.  Core work hours will be Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Some weekend hours may be required to accommodate special events.

The Health and Human Services department requires its employees to be focused on results for clients and customers; with opportunities for flexibility and an emphasis on work/life balance.

Position Requirements: 

The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Inspect public swimming pools for compliance with state and county ordinances.
  • Educate, train, and advise pool operators on code requirements.
  • Collect samples from public beaches on a weekly basis.
  • Inspect licensed special event stands and lodging facilities for compliance with state and county ordinances.

Best Qualified Candidates will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in environmental health, environmental science, food science, biology, chemistry, and/or a field closely related to the assignment.
  • A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation to travel to sites throughout Hennepin County.
  • Eligibility to take the Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian exam after one year of experience.
  • Experience:
    • Performing environmental health assessments or research.
    • Using Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Researching, analyzing, and reporting data.
  • Good organizational, time management, and analytical skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to be objective and effectively handle difficult situations.

Where to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hennepin/jobs/1960652/community-health-worker?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs&utm_source=email&utm_medium=email

Environmental Health Intern – Edina

Position Description
The City of Edina is seeking applications for a seasonal part-time environmental health intern. The individual in this position will gain experience in all Environmental Health program areas regulated by the Edina Health Division.  The position will be offered from May – September, depending on availability of the chosen candidate. The position provides a great opportunity to work for local government and experience a variety of community issues for career development.
Essential Functions
  • Conduct housing and property maintenance inspections;
  • Public Health Nuisance complaint investigation and enforcement;
  • Assist with swimming pool and other licensed establishment inspections;
  • Issue violation notices and letters;
  • Answer questions from the public;
  • Perform special projects and various administrative and clerical functions including answering phones, data entry and reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree or earning a four year degree in Environmental Health, Public Health, Biology, Chemistry or related field, a valid Minnesota driver’s license, experience with Microsoft Office programs and good oral and written communication skills.  A strong interest in Environmental Health, Public Health or related field as a career is preferred.

To Apply: Click Here

City of Bloomington, MN – Environmental Health Intern

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Career Posting: Environmental Health Intern (3 positions)

Bloomington Environmental Health, Bloomington, MN is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Environmental Health Intern (3 positions)

Position Description: Environmental Health Interns

Salary: $17.70 – $19.55 Hourly

Closing: 3/1/2018 4:00 PM Central

Primary Objective

The City of Bloomington is seeking 3 individuals to serve an internship from May through August 2018. Under the direction of a registered sanitarian, interns will be responsible for conducting rental housing inspections, inspecting licensed public swimming pools, collecting beach water samples, and working in other environmental health areas as needed. Opportunities may be available to do directed projects if they fall within the scope of our division.
Examples of Duties

  • Conducting rental housing inspections.
  • Inspecting licensed public swimming pools.
  • Investigating complaints of City code violations.
  • Collecting beach water samples.
  • Data entry and filing.

Position Requirements: 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or earning a degree in Environmental Health, Environmental Studies, Public Health, Biology, Chemistry or a related science field.  If in the process of earning a degree in any of these fields, candidate must have completed at least their second year of the degree program.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification or equivalent.
  • Experience inspecting public pools, licensed rental houses, or collecting beach water samples.
  • Customer service experience.
  • Knowledge of/familiarity with the City of Bloomington.

Where to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bloomingtonmn/jobs/1941738/environmental-health-interns?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs&utm_source=email&utm_medium=email

MEHA Winter Conference

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