Environmental Health Specialist II

Yavapai County LogoCompany:   Yavapai County Government

Location:   Cottonwood, AZ

Date Posted:   May 31, 2019

Application Deadline:    Open until filled

Employment Type:   Full time

Salary:   $44,027.60 - $53,722.04 Annually

Environmental Health Specialist II

About the Position

Reference Job #201900138

Under general supervision manages an assigned district, performing plan reviews, inspections, vector surveillance and other environmental health tasks.

Conducts field inspections from basic to moderately difficult for licensed food, pool, school and lodging establishments. Applies federal, state and local codes and regulations. Provides recommendations for corrective actions for inspections performed. Investigates environmental health complaints. Advises licensed and non-licensed facilities in accordance with federal, state and local codes and regulations. Prepares and presents written reports. (50%)

Conducts plan reviews for simple to complex food and motel establishments; reviews and approves food safety plans; performs construction inspections of establishments; performs opening inspections for food, pool and motel establishments. Works in conjunction with other agencies to ensure cooperation for meeting all federal, state and local codes and regulations. (20%)

Performs disease surveillance which includes mosquito trapping for testing of West Nile Virus and other pathogens. Conducts insect larvae surveys and applies pesticides when appropriate. (20%)

Instructs Food Worker classes. Completes special event coordination and inspections. Educates the public on Environmental Health issues. (5%)

Performs other job related duties as assigned. (5%)


  • Maintains a high standard of workmanship, customer service and professional development.
  • Performs work in an accurate, neat and thorough manner; follows policies.
  • Completes reports, correspondence, etc., with special attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Meets deadlines for assignments, correspondence, reports, timesheets, etc., in the time frame established.Ability to make sound decisions, demonstrates dependability, and functions as a team player.
  • Flexibility to work odd hours, including early morning, late evening and weekend inspections.


One year of experience working as a Registered Sanitarian in the area of Environmental Health or a related field; or three years of experience working as a Sanitarian Aide (EHS I) under the direction of an RS, or a combination thereof.

High school diploma or GED. State of Arizona for a Registered Sanitarian.

How to Apply

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