Environmental Health Specialist I/II

Company:  Larimer County Department of Health & Environment

Location:   Fort Collins, CO

Date Posted:  December 17, 2019

Application Deadline:   January 12, 2020

Employment Type:  Full time

Salary:  $21.89 - $28.91

Environmental Health Specialist I/II - Consumer Protection Program

About the Position

The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment is seeking an Environmental Specialist I or II. We are seeking someone with an eye for detail, food safety knowledge, and the ability to interact well with people. Working in this role, you'll be a part of the Consumer Protection team and serve our community by ensuring compliance with local and state health and safety codes.

  • Conduct environmental health inspections and investigations of public and private establishments - primarily food service, schools, and child care facilities - to ensure compliance with local and state health and safety codes.
  • Recommend, issue or deny related permits.
  • Recommend changes, give instructions, and issue compliance orders when applicable for correction of deficiencies and violations.
  • Provide information and advice to answer questions and solve problems of the public.
  • May conduct technical reviews of blueprints, floor plans and facility plans for compliance with applicable regulations.


  • Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Environmental Health, or a related field, with a minimum of one 3-credit hour course in microbiology.
  • Must have or the ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License.
  • Must be available to work from any of department’s three offices in Fort Collins, Loveland, or Estes Park as needs arise.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) skills preferred.

How to Apply

Apply on line at https://careers-larimer.icims.com/jobs/3706/environmental-health-specialist-i-ii-doq---consumer-protection-program/job