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Senior Environmental Health Specialist in Indianapolis, IN at Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County

Date Posted: 5/1/2018

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Job Title: Senior Environmental Health Specialist 

City: Indianapolis / State: Indiana                                                   


Job Description

The Senior Environmental Health Specialist promotes individual and population public health by providing the essential services of public health within a variety of settings.  Responsibilities include:  inspecting properties, businesses or homes; identifying health and environmental hazards including indoor and outdoor air quality; providing community health education and health promotion activities; ensuring compliance with a broad range of current local health and environmental codes, regulations and policies; participating in multi-faceted health and environmental projects; and providing technical assistance and information to individuals, families and groups regarding public health and environmental issues.  Senior Environmental Health Specialists also make necessary referrals to other departments within the Marion County Public Health Department and other City social service agencies to link clients with needs. 

Job Requirements

Candidates should have National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100a and 700 certification within four (4) months of employment.  Valid Indiana driver’s license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation.  A Bachelor’s degree is required with a concentration in Environmental Health, Public Health, or closely related area preferred.  Three years experience required at the Environmental Health Specialist level.  Master’s degree desired.  In lieu of educational requirements five years of demonstrated job proficiencies.  Pursuit of Registered Environmental Health Specialist designation within three years.

 

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