Environmental Health Scientist

Company: Southeast Utah Health Department

Location: Price, UT

Date Posted: October 6, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: $20-$28


Environmental Health Scientist

About the Position

The Southeast Utah Health Department is hiring an Environmental Health Scientist in our Price office to work full time (32-40 hours per week). Responsibilities will include conducting sanitation inspections of eating establishments, commercial facilities, and public buildings, inspect onsite sewage disposal systems and water systems, respond to and investigate complaints related to public health, and conduct public education trainings.

Starting wage is $20-$28/hour depending on licensure/experience, including full benefits with State retirement. 

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in a field of study that meets criteria for licensure as a Registered Environmental Health Scientist in the state of Utah is required (agronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, environmental health science, geology, microbiology, physics, physiology, sanitary engineering or zoology). Must be familiar with word processing and spreadsheet software. Must be available for occasional overnight travel.  

Drug test and background check is required. Must be able to verify work eligibility through the Federal E-Verify System and have a valid Utah driver’s license and a good driving record.  To review the full job description and application please visit https://www.seuhealth.com/whats-new

Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in a field of study that meets criteria for licensure as a Registered Environmental Health Scientist in the state of Utah is required (agronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, environmental health science, geology, microbiology, physics, physiology, sanitary engineering or zoology). Must be familiar with word processing and spreadsheet software. Must be available for occasional overnight travel.  

How to Apply

Please send your application, cover letter and resume to SEUHD, P.O. Box 800, Price, UT 84501, Attention Delia or email to: dpaletta@utah.gov