Land Use Health Specialist I/II/Senior

County of Sonoma logoCompany:   County of Sonoma

Location:   Santa Rosa, CA

Date Posted:   October 1, 2019

Application Deadline:   Open until filled

Employment Type:   Full time

Salary:   $5,610 - $7,910/Monthly

Land Use Health Specialist I/II/Senior

About the Position

Land Use Health Specialist I/II/Senior
Expand your environmental health specialist career with the County of Sonoma!

Starting salary up to $44.16/hour ($91,167/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!*

If you are interested in applying at the I, II, and/or Senior levels of these opportunities, you must apply to the separate recruitment being conducted for each level.
Sonoma County contains numerous soil types and is at the forefront of innovative and experimental septic systems. As a Land Use Health Specialist, you will provide a unique level of expertise in the evaluation and permitting of systems. Currently, approximately 4,000 permitted non-standard systems, of over 14 varied types, are monitored across the County. 


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Registration as an Environmental Health Specialist (REHS), as required by California Health and Safety Code Sections 106600-106735
  • Land-use development experience, particularly with wells and/or septic systems
  • A high level of professionalism, and excellent customer service skills
  • Good judgment, and the ability to make sound decisions, particularly in compliance situations
  • The ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
  • A desire to work in a fast-paced work environment, and the ability to prioritize and multi-task effectively

The State of California, Department of Public Health oversees the REHS process for this position. For additional information about CA state requirements, please visit

How to Apply

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