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Environmental Health Specialist
Ottawa County Health Department
Ottawa, Michigan

Date Posted: March 27, 2013
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Salary: $21.33 - $27.03/hr. (Registered Sanitarian)
$17.41 - $22.06/hr. (Non-Registered Sanitarian)
No. Hours/Week: Full-time



Under general supervision of the Environmental Health Team Supervisor, protects public health by inspecting permitted facilities and enforcing federal, state and local food safety and sanitation statutes, rules, regulations and codes. Ensures that food products are produced in a safe and sanitary manner in order to prevent outbreaks of foodborne illnesses. Responds to emergencies and investigates complaints including but not limited to vector control and general sanitation; assists food service establishments in developing plans and procedures to remediate operating and physical site deficiencies and establish and maintain compliance with the US Food and Drug Administration Food Code and the standards of design, construction, and equipment established under the Michigan Food Act of 2000 (PA 92 of 2000). Additional duties include inspection of body art facilities, pools, and other duties as assigned.

This is a full-time position working from the James Street Campus in Holland.

Must be able to work weekend and night shifts when necessary.



Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in Environmental Health, Biology, Microbiology, or related field required. Experience as an Environmental Health Specialist or Sanitarian preferred.



For more information and to submit an application online, please visit the Ottawa County Administrative Offices Employment Opportunities page (


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