National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) LogoCompany:  National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)
Location:  Traveling Position   
Date Posted:   November 4, 2019
Application Deadline:  Open until filled
Employment Type:  Contract

Instructor/Trainer (Contractor)

About the Position

NEHA is engaged in a national search for qualified subject matter experts to bolster our existing cadre of environmental health trainers/instructors. Qualified individuals will possess the education and experience in their field and have background in face-to-face teaching with adult learners using various modalities such as facilitation, peer-to-peer learning, hands-on demonstrations and observational assessments. Teaching assignments will range from 3-14 days and will require travel. 
  • Creates a positive classroom culture through demonstration of respect for learners and their knowledge.
  • Consistently uses open-ended questions and active listening. 
  • Appropriately uses presentation, facilitation, and demonstration techniques. 
  • Evaluates the quality of the learning experience and adjusts, as needed, while assessing needs for further learning. 
  • Provides immediate and helpful feedback that promotes participation and collaboration. 
  • Provides accurate responses to questions about content or application posed during course lecture, discussions, or exercises based on experience. 

This is a contractor position. This position is not eligible for association benefits.



  • Must be bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Three (3) years or equivalent teaching experience with adult learners.
  • Five (5) or more years environmental health regulatory experience or equivalent.
  • Evidence of a working knowledge and practical regulatory application in one or more of the following categories:
  • General Environmental Health
  • General Public Health
  • Laws, Statutes, and Regulations
  • Food Protection
  • Institutions and Licensed Establishments (including correctional facilities)
  • Housing Sanitation and Safety
  • Potable Water
  • Wastewater
  • Solid and Hazardous Waste
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Zoonoses, Vectors, Pests, and Poisonous Plants
  • Radiation Protection
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality
  • Nuisance abatement, including noise
  • Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs
  • Recreational Facilities & Hospitality Industry
  • Disaster Sanitation
  • Cannabis
  • Beauty and Body Art Operations
Regulatory experience should be documented using a work history and brief explanation of job responsibilities and tasks. Equivalent regulatory experience may include acting as a private consultant, a subject matter expert developing environmental health regulatory codes, and academic and/or laboratory expertise. Equivalent experience should be documented using a work history and brief explanation of job responsibilities and tasks.

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to Certificates of completion for applicable courses may also be included.