APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 32
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Environmental Health Specialists are responsible for conducting drug licensing investigations; label review, sampling and inspection of drug and cosmetic manufacturing plants; inspection of dairies and milk processing plants; certification of septic systems; inspection of food warehouses, traditional food and drink establishments, health facilities, public institutions and other related facilities to ensure compliance with State laws and regulations.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
The selected candidate will work in the Environmental Health Section (EHS) of the Division of Public & Behavioral Health in the Ely field office. The candidate will be the only one in the office. The position will require travel up to 50% of the time to do EHS inspections in White Pine and neighboring counties. Inspections are conducted at retail food establishments, schools, RV parks, institutions, invasive body decoration (tattoo) shops, public bathing facilities, and manufactured food facilities. Some administrative duties are required since their is no administrative staff at the Ely office. Occasional weekend work is required to conduct temporary food inspections at events (e.g., carnivals, fairs, etc.) in the community.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university which includes the satisfactory completion of at least 45 quarter hours, or 30 semester hours, of academic work in science courses, including biology, chemistry, physics, geology, sanitary engineering or environmental engineering.
Any person licensed as an Environmental Health Specialist in another state or by the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) must obtain and maintain certification of registration by the Nevada State Board within six months of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Registration as an Environmental Health Specialist Trainee by the Nevada State Board of Registered Environmental Health Specialists is required within 90 days of appointment for the I and II levels of this series.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
Up to 50% travel requirement.
College transcripts must be submitted with the employment application.
Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Have you attached your college transcripts? They do not need to be official copies but failure to attach transcripts will result in the denial of your application.