Company: City of Moline, IL
Location: Moline, IL
Date Posted: May 28, 2021
Application Deadline: June 18, 2021
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: $59,680 - $83,552
Environmental Health Specialist
Under the general supervision of the building official, performs professional work in a program of environmental health. The emphasis at this level is on the application of general environmental health practices and techniques and consists of field and office work including dissemination of public information and the fostering of improved community and environmental health.
Licenses, Registrations and Certifications
Valid Illinois driver’s license or equivalent.
Valid State of Illinois Environmental Health Practitioner license within one (1) year of hire.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Proficient knowledge of environmental health practices and techniques; of the laws and regulations that impact the work performed; knowledge of methods of environmental sample collection; of unhealthy conditions; and of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work.
Skill in public and employee relations; completing inspections in a timely manner; preparing professional reports, records of inspections and any related written correspondence; collecting environmental samples; explaining codes to a variety of audiences; and using Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
Ability to review plans, perform technical inspections and make corrective recommendations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, officials and the general public; express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and explain, interpret and enforce codes, regulations and ordinances in a firm, tactful and impartial manner.
Bachelor’s degree in environmental health or related field supplemented by courses in environmental health and two (2) years of experience in the environmental health field; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.