Environmental Health Sanitarian - Entry or Senior

Company:  Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Location:  Florence, Marinette or Oconto Counties, WI

Date Posted:  June  26, 2020

Application Deadline:   July 13, 2020

Employment Type: Full time

Salary:  $53,000 to $59,000


Environmental Health Sanitarian - Entry or Senior (Retail/Recreation Emphasis)

The Environmental Health Sanitarian position is responsible for enforcement of food and health safety laws, administrative codes, regulations and standards governing all recreational licensing programs under the authority of Wisconsin Statutes. This position includes: on-site evaluation, inspection and documentation of sanitary conditions and durability of facilities, equipment and/or product; application of codes and statutes; providing technical consultation and educational services to internal and external stakeholders. Based upon evaluation and/or inspection findings and preparation of reports, subsequent enforcement action may be warranted including issuing closure orders when an imminent health threat is found. Recreational businesses, municipal, and/or private systems impacted by inspection include: permanent, mobile and temporary restaurants; bed and breakfast establishments; lodging facilities; recreational-educational camps; campgrounds; vending operations; public swimming facilities; and other establishments subject to Wisconsin licensure.

A minimally qualified candidate at the entry level must be eligible to take the Wisconsin Registered Sanitarian exam, the NEHA REHS/RS exam or hold the RS in Training title (for eligibility requirements, please see the hyperlinks below).

NEHA REHS Eligibility Requirements

Wisconsin RS Eligibility Requirements

A minimally qualified candidate at the senior level will possess the Wisconsin Registered Sanitarian credential or the NEHA REHS/RS credential. The candidate must also have at least 3 years of experience in the Environmental Health Field.

A well qualified candidate at the entry and senior levels will also have one or more of the following:

  • Training and/or experience with regulatory inspection and/or quality assurance.
  • Training and/or experience with retail/recreational safety risks, assessments and/or production methods.
  • Experience applying and/or interpreting federal and/or state laws, rules, regulations, standards and/or policies.
  • Experience performing inspections, evaluations, sampling and/or utilizing investigational techniques in a retail/recreation production environment.

In order to be considered for this position, you MUST attach any applicable supporting documents that indicate you are eligible for or already have a Registered Sanitarian credential (degree/diploma, transcripts, certificates, etc.). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

To be considered for this position, you will need to create an account and apply online. For instructions on how to create an account in WiscJobs, click here. You will be required to upload a current resume and are also encouraged to upload a cover letter/summary of experience. In order to be considered for this position, you MUST attach any applicable supporting documents that indicate you are eligible for or already have a Registered Sanitarian credential (degree/diploma, transcripts, certificates, etc.). Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you are having technical difficulties with attaching your resume, cover letter or eligibility documents, here is a step-by-step video on how to attach documents in WiscJobs.

Your application materials will be evaluated by one or more job experts. Candidates who are identified as qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process, starting with the most qualified, where vacancies exist.

Please address questions regarding the application process to Joanna Koehler at joannaj.koehler@wi.gov.

https://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=102304&jobid=101818&org=115&class=72101&index=true