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Environmental Health Specialist I

Douglas County Omaha, NE
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Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION:  Incumbent works under the direction of an assigned Supervisor or designee, conducting routine inspections, investigating complaints and enforcing city ordinances, and state laws (e.g. the applicable food codes, or environmental health and safety laws). 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Environmental Studies, Biology or Chemistry and shall include at least 30 semester hours in the basic natural sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Health, etc.) required.  Six (6) months experience involving compliance inspections preferred.  Must have, or obtain within 2 years of employment, and maintain throughout the course of employment registration as an Environmental Health Specialist with the State of Nebraska or Registered Sanitarian or Environmental Health Specialist with the National Environmental Health Association.  Must possess a valid driver's license and own mode of transportation at the time of hire, and maintain it throughout the course of employment.

POSTING DATES:  February 12, 2019 to February 26, 2019 at 4:30 pm Central Time

Douglas County is an EOE - M/F/Vets/Disabled

Job Details

Date Posted February 12, 2019
Date Closes February 26, 2019
Address 1111 South 41st Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Health Department
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $25.88
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Positions Available 2
SOC Category 13-1041.01 Environmental Compliance Inspectors
Zipcode 68105
Name Douglas County Human Resources
Address 1819 Farnam Street
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68183
Phone 402-444-6188

This job offers the following benefits

  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Pension Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Wellness Program

This job requires the following skills

  • Safety Management
  • Strong Time Management
  • Public Health
  • Microsoft Office
  • Environmental Health Technician
  • Public Health Management
  • Public Health Specialist
  • Safety Specialist

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position

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  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Pension Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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