Environmental Health Specialist I/II

Company:  Marin County

Location:   San Rafael, CA

Date Posted:   July 24, 2019

Application Deadline:   August 19, 2019

Employment Type:  Full time

Salary:  $5,275 - $8,106 / Month

Environmental Health Specialist I/II

About the Position

Environmental Health Specialist I/II
Community Development Agency
Marin County, San Rafael, CA
EHS I: $5,275 - $6,281 / Month
EHS II: $6,789 - $8,106 / Month

At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do and they are proud to tell people “I work for the County of Marin.” Read on to find out more about this opportunity.

The Marin Community Development Agency are announcing recruitments for Environmental Health Specialists (EHS) I and II. This vacancy may be filled at either the I or the II level. To be considered for both EHS levels, you must apply to both recruitments.

EHS I: Under supervision of a registered Environmental Health Specialist, the EHS I conducts inspections and investigations involving the enforcement and interpretation of Public Health and Environmental Health laws and regulations. Tasks are performed on a trainee basis, under continuing supervision, until the trainee develops the increased skills necessary to qualify for testing and registration as an Environmental Health Specialist with the State of California. Training will occur in all specialties, however, the EHS I will be assigned initially to Consumer Protection. The primary duties will be to work with the EHS Consumer Protection staff to conduct routine inspections of permitted facilities in the food, swimming pool and possibly housing programs. This position requires travel between various County and business-related locations.

EHS II: Independently performs field inspections in all assigned program categories, assists in the performance of complex inspections, investigates complaints, and may be assigned lead responsibility and training for the activities of one or more staff at the trainee level. In addition, the Environmental Health Specialist II provides consultation and educational services to the public to encourage sound sanitary practices.


The Highly Qualified Candidate will be customer-focused, competent utilizing technology for record keeping and conducting research, and committed to facilitating public health. In addition, the ideal candidate will have prior experience conducting inspections and successfully resolving complaints with the public through effective communication (oral and written) and negotiation skills.

For more detailed information about this position, including the minimum qualifications, visit the class specifications: EHS I, EHS II.  

How to Apply

Apply online at: www.marincounty.org/jobs. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application and supplemental application form.

Filing Deadline: The deadline to submit applications for EHS I will be Monday, August 19th, 2019 at 4:00pm. The deadline to submit applications for EHS II will be Tuesday, September 3rd, 2049 at 4:00pm.

For questions about this recruitment or the application process, contact the Marin County HR Dept. Staffing Division by email at jobs@marincounty.org or by phone at (415) 473-2126.