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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PUBLIC HEALTH RATING & SURVEY OFFICER - DPBH-Carson City
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $55,958.40 to  $83,394.72  PAY GRADE: 37
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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Public and Behavioral Health
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 10.527
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 39147
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 12/17/2019
Recruiter:
   KENNETH SCHULZ
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Public Health Rating and Survey Officers work under administrative direction and are responsible for the survey and evaluation of food storage, preparation and serving practices and procedures to determine compliance with United States Food and Drug Administration and Nevada laws, regulations and standards; regulate and enforce State law relating to: the Safe Drinking Water Program in Nevada; drug licensing investigations; label review, sampling and inspection of drug and cosmetic manufacturing plants; inspection of dairies and milk plants; certification of septic systems; inspection of food warehouses, traditional food and drink establishments, health facilities, and public institutions; perform as an authorized agent of the Food and Drug Commission as required. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no training. Under the direct supervision of the Environmental Health Section (EHS) Program Manager, this position will survey and evaluate EHS permitted establishments and state and local environmental health specialists for compliance with statutory requirements. This position will also act as training coordinator for EHS; conduct environmental health inspections; investigate illness and other public health problems; and revise or write new regulations and policies. The Environmental Health Section functions include permitting, management, education, enforcement, consultation and emergency response for the purpose of prevention of environmental health hazards and the promotion of public health and the environment in the following areas: Food protection, bottled water plants and distributors, cosmetics and drugs, public accommodations, recreational vehicle parks, institutional health, recreational swimming areas and waters, solid and liquid waste management, individual sewage disposal systems, water sanitation and emergency preparedness.
Nevada's landscape and economy are a few reasons to join the Silver State workforce! Additional benefits include: medical, dental, life and disability insurance programs; participation in the public employees' retirement plan; 11 paid holidays; and accrual of 3 weeks of annual and 3 weeks of sick leave each year. At the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, our mission is to protect, promote and improve the physical and behavioral health of the people of Nevada. Carson City is minutes away from beautiful Lake Tahoe, the big city lights of Reno, and old town Virginia City. Carson City offers a wide variety of year round activities and events. If you enjoy activities such as golfing, biking, off-roading, hiking, skiing, and fishing, this is the place for you. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree in the life sciences or closely related field and four years of environmental health or other relevant work experience; OR one year of experience as an Environmental Health Specialist III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    Federal certification as a Certified Food Program Inspection/Training Officer is required within one year from the date of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Special Requirements
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Additional Position Criteria
    Applicants must hold current registration as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist with the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) or the Nevada Board of Registered Environmental Health Specialists.
The Examination
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.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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