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Environmental Health Specialist (Water) in Indianapolis, IN at Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County

Date Posted: 5/24/2018

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Job Title: Environmental Health Specialist (Water) 

City: Indianapolis / State: Indiana                                                   

Job Description

The Environmental Health Specialist-Water Quality duties include completing surface water routes to collect bacteriological and chemical samples and obtain water quality data. EHS shall complete groundwater surveys (collecting private well samples) to monitor for bacteria and chemical contamination and identifying source if contamination exists. EHS shall inspect assigned licensed preschools, licensed tattoo body piercing shops and other regulated entities using appropriate Code as a basis. If assigned to the Secondary Hazardous Materials is responsible to complete training to fulfill responsibilities as a Secondary Hazmat responder. Secondary Hazardous Materials Specialist is responsible for conducting emergency responses, inspections, investigations and surveys to incidents or situations involving hazardous materials/wastes, infectious materials, environmental pollution and radiation sources. The Hazardous Materials Specialist performs twenty-four hour (24 hour) response on a rotating basis.

Job Requirements

This position requires a Bachelor's degree with emphasis on biology, chemistry, environmental science, physical science and closely related curriculum.  Two to three years of previous experience.  Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Must obtain State of Indiana Hazardous Materials Technician Certification within a year of employment depending on assignment.  Also must have a valid driver's license.