Environmental Health Specialist Supervisor

Company: Washoe County Health District

Location:  Reno, NV

Date Posted: October 1, 2018

Application Deadline:  October 18, 2018

Employment Type: Full time

Salary:  $76,502 - $99,403  Annually

Environmental Health Specialist Supervisor

About the Position

Washoe County Health District's (WCHD) Mission Statement:  Working together regionally to provide and sustain a safe, secure and healthy community.

Environmental Health Services (EHS) ensures compliance with local, state and federal laws regulating food, waste, water, vector and other areas of public health in Washoe County.  While many programs emphasize enforcement, EHS also maintains strong education components, promoting a collaborative approach with industry to meet established public health goals at the local and national levels.

The Supervisor position plans, organizes and supervises environmental control, inspection and enforcement functions performed by staff within an assigned program area; and performs related work as required.  This position oversees multiple program areas for the Environmental Health Services (EHS) Division within the Washoe County Health District.



A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in natural sciences, environmental sciences, engineering or a closely related field AND four years of full-time experience performing a broad spectrum of environmental control or enforcement functions in a health department or industry.


Requires certificate of registration as an Environmental Health Specialist with the Nevada State Board of Environmental Health Specialist within 90 days of appointment.  May require the ability to obtain Certification in the State of Nevada as a General Commercial Restricted Use Pesticide Applicator in the categories of Mosquito and Public Health. Certification must be obtained if assigned to the Vector Program.  A valid driver’s license is required at the time of appointment.

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