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Northeast Tri County Health District Environmental Health Specialist 1 or 2 in Colville, Washington

Summary:Under the direction of the Environmental Health Director, or designee, will conduct routine inspections in one or more environmental health programs such as sewage, water quality, solid waste, food, and water recreation. Individuals in this position are responsible to safeguard public health by obtaining compliance with applicable local and state regulations, policies, and procedures through education, cooperation, and enforcement when necessary. Environmental Health Specialist 1: This is an entry level environmental public health position. An Environmental Health Specialist 1 can expect to have on the job training to gain knowledge and skills to perform detailed inspections, evaluation and enforcement duties, and exercising judgement and discretion to determine compliancewith federal, state, and local regulations and policies. Environmental Health Specialist 2: This is an advanced level environmental public health position. These duties must be performed with a considerable level of independence under minimal direction and supervision. Under the direction of the Environmental Health Director the individual in this position will work out of either the Colville or Newport office and be responsible for the following programs and activities. Program Activities:The following program activities and responsibilities may be covered under this job specification and are considered essential functions of the position:Food Safety