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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST 3
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $60,635.52 to  $90,180.72  PAY GRADE: 36
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: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Agriculture
Division: Food and Nutrition
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 10.529
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 47738
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 06/12/2024
Close Date: 06/26/2024
Recruiter:
   JENNIFER KAUBLE
   Phone: (775)684-0128
   Email: jenniferkauble@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
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 possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. The Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Industry is recruiting for an Environmental Health Specialist 3, underfilling a Public Health Rating & Survey Officer. This position will be located in their Sparks, Nevada office. The incumbent is responsible for conducting routine inspections and investigations of dairy and meat facilities in the Northern area of the State. The incumbent is responsible for evaluating facilities for compliance with standards, state and federal statutes and regulations through the inspection process utilizing record review, interviews, and observations. The incumbent will complete all required inspection activity documents in accordance with regulations, statutes, policies and procedures, as applicable. The incumbent will evaluate milk haulers and samplers to the standards set forth in the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance. The incumbent will collect dairy, water, and single service samples. The incumbent will serve as a resource for and provide information and education to industry and Department of Agriculture personnel. The incumbent will perform other related work as assigned.
The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to 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 WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. 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)
    Licensure as an Environmental Health Specialist and three years of experience performing professional environmental health duties for a regulatory environmental health agency; OR two years of experience as an Environmental Health Specialist II in Nevada State service.
Special Notes
    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 30 days of appointment for the I and II levels of this series.
Special Requirements
    This position requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
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
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868


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