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Environmental Sanitarian
Livingston County Department of Public Health
Howell, MI


Date Posted:: August 3, 2014
Application Deadline: August 22, 2014
Salary: $44,054 - $49,470
No. Hours/Week: Full Time



The Environmental Health Division is responsible for improving and protecting the public health, welfare, and environment through inspection programs, educational outreach, and as a last resort, enforcement powers conveyed through the State of Michigan Public Health Code and the Livingston County Sanitary Code.

Under the supervision of the Director of Environmental Health, this position evaluates commercial, residential, and public locations in the County to enforce compliance with Federal, State and Local environmental health laws and regulations in an effort to safeguard the public’s health.

The job duties of this position will include evaluations in the following programs; food service, drinking water, wastewater treatment systems, campgrounds, swimming pools, bathing beaches, indoor air quality, and body art.

The work includes determining compliance with various Michigan Public Health regulations and the Livingston County Sanitary Code; preparing inspection reports that cite violations, documenting deficiencies and making recommendations for improvement; and reviewing written plans related to facility operation, construction design, and facility corrections.

Sanitarians may also conduct investigations of illness outbreaks, or chemical exposures, and they respond to public health nuisances, indoor air violation complaints and public health emergencies.



LICENSING or CERTIFICATIONS: Michigan Registered Sanitarian (RS) or Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) with the National Environmental Health Association preferred.

Entry level applicants that do not have RS/REHS credentials must demonstrate eligibility to sit for the National REHS exam.

Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Health, Environmental Sciences, or related field.

Valid Driver's License and a good driving record.



Posting Deadline: 8/22/14


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