Career Posting: Environmental Health Intern (3 Positions)

Bloomington Environmental Health Is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following position Environmental Health Intern (3 Positions).

Position Description: PRIMARY OBJECTIVE The City of Bloomington is seeking 3 individuals to serve an internship from mid-May through August 2023. Under the director of a registered environmental health specialist/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.

•Models and contributes to a positive work environment, culture of communication, engagement and safety
•Communicates effectively and respectfully with employees and the general public, including but not limited to those of diverse racial, ethnic, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds
•Works cooperatively as a member of a team; develops and maintains effective working relationships with diverse coworkers and community members; consistently brings a high level of self-awareness and empathy to all personal interactions
•Embrace the City’s shared values and contribute towards accomplishing the City’s vision and goals by being creative, innovative, continuously learning, and communicating clearly

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

•Bachelor’s degree or earning a degree in Environmental Health, Environmental Studies, Public Health, Biology, Chemistry, or 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

•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

Position closes on: 2023-03-05

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