Health Officer

Company: Town of Watertown

Location: Watertown, MA

Date Posted: October 20, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: $66,041 

Health Officer                                                                       

The Town of Watertown seeks a professional Health Officer who enjoys working with and protecting the public to serve as an inspector and educator enforcing public health laws and regulations, educating licensees and the general public, and other related work. Works under the direct supervision of the Chief Environmental Health Officer and in accordance with statutes and professional standards; responsible for the enforcement of State Sanitary Codes and local regulations; performs sanitary inspections of food establishments, pools, housing, general nuisance, tanning establishments, hazardous materials facilities and other establishments to ensure compliance with state and local standards and regulations; follows up on complaints involving vermin and other nuisance conditions; prepares letters, enforcement documents and educational materials.



Bachelor’s Degree in public health, environmental health, biology, chemistry or a related field; one year of related experience in public health or environmental health; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Registration as a Sanitarian preferred.  Computer skills and valid Massachusetts motor vehicle license with good driving history.

How to Apply

Town of Watertown application form is available in Personnel Department’s Document Center at  An application form with cover letter and resume is accepted by email;, fax 1-617-923-8195 or at the Personnel Office, 149 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472.