Community Clean-Up Coordinator

Salt Lake County Health Department Company:  Salt Lake County Health Department 

Location:  Murray UT 

Date Posted:  February 16, 2018

Application Deadline:  March 20, 2018

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: $59,804.85 to $85,435/annually DOE 

Community Clean-Up Coordinator 

About the Position

The individual in this position coordinates and participates in transient encampment clean-up activities with municipalities, state agencies, law enforcement and other organizations to abate public and environmental health concerns.

  • Coordinates and participates in transient encampment clean-up including biological waste, and response activities with federal, state and municipal agencies, organizations and businesses.
  • Designs and implements tailored response plans and protocols specific to involved agencies, organizations and businesses.
  • Plans, directs and delegates assignments of environmental health staff and community cleanup workers in community cleanup activities and related program assignments.
  • Monitors and evaluates Closed-to-Entry and Closed-to-Occupancy Orders throughout the County. Follows up on resolved and active closure orders with environmental health scientists, supervisors and managers.
  • Participates in multi-agency response efforts to resolve public and environmental health concerns with closed properties.
  • Coordinates investigation, regulation and response activities of public lodging facilities, shelters and service organizations that provide housing, feeding and basic sanitation services for transient and homeless populations in the County.
  • Creates, maintains and compiles program records, information and evidence.
  • Tracks program time, resources, and expenses for community cleanup program.
  • Coordinates information and record sharing with federal, state and municipal agencies.
  • Conducts inspections and surveys, monitors and investigates places or individuals, and determines compliance with the laws. Issues notices and orders, initiates and negotiates compliance, and legal action if needed.
  • Conducts studies and research into causes and solutions to environmental health problems, investigates methods and techniques, and develops and implements strategies for abatement and control.
  • Collects and analyzes samples and specimens for field tests.
  • Develops and implements public education programs; trains and educates citizens.
  • Works with community organizations, governmental agencies, and community leaders to implement and maintain environmental programs.
  • Prepares and gives reports, proposes and drafts regulations and procedures dealing with environmental health programs.
  • Maintains and operates specialized equipment and ensures the equipment is in good repair, properly calibrated and stored.


Must be licensed as an Environmental Health Scientist in the State of Utah, or must obtain licensure within sixty (60) days from the date of hire; plus have three (3) years of experience in environmental health.

A valid Driver's License issued by the State of Utah may be required to operate a vehicle.

Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must pass a required pre-employment background check and subsequent mandatory background checks in accordance with current County Human Resources policy requirements.

It is mandatory all new hires receive the Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis) vaccine before beginning employment or provide a copy of their immunization card prior to starting. The immunization card must show the vaccine name and date received.

Upon hire, a two-step Tuberculosis skin test will be required. The first will need to be placed prior to starting employment.

How to Apply 

Applications are submitted through the county employment site at: