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CITY OF SPRINGFIELD Environmental Public Health Specialist in SPRINGFIELD, Missouri

Do you have a passion for education and enforcement when it comes to keeping our community safe? The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Environmental Public Health Specialist (with option to underfill as Environmental Public Health Technician).

*Salary shown is for the higher-level position - Environmental Public Health Specialist - (Shown below is both salary ranges)* **This position is open until filled with a guaranteed review date of May 17th, 2024.

The Environmental Public Health Specialist position will monitor regulated facilities for compliance with local, state and federal public health/environmental laws. Position will investigate complaints related to environmental hazards and infectious agents and educate stakeholders on regulations as they apply to their facility using the latest scientific knowledge. Will engage community partners in developing policies and procedures to utilize resources to protect the public's health.

Qualifications and Requirements

Experience, Education, and Training

Environmental Public Health Specialist:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in one of the physical or natural sciences. Degree must include an algebra course or higher level math and 30 semester hours in basic sciences;

AND

  • Two years of professional work experience in the environmental or public health field;

OR

  • Three years direct teaching experience in a natural sciences, environmental health or public health discipline.

Environmental Public Health Technician (Underfill option):

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in one of the physical or natural sciences. Degree must include an algebra course or higher level math and 30 semester hours in basic sciences.

Licensing/Certification

  • Must possess a valid drivers license.
  • Depending upon assignment, incumbent may be required to obtain Missouri Environmental Health Specialist credential within first 30 months of employment
Functions

For more information on essential functions and other requirements, please see the job descriptions below.

Salary Range (Environmental Public Health Specialist):$44,946.72 - $73,513.44 Annually

Salary Range (Environmental Public Health Technician - Under Fill):$36,756.72 - $57,198.96 Annually

Other Requirements

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability and Vet Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to testing or appointment. Proof of United States Citizenship/Authorization to Work in The United States as established by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 is a condition of employment. Pre-employment drug testing is required.

All interested candidatesMUSTcomplete the City of Springfield on-line application in its entirety. The candidate profile must include all employment history with accurate and complete information prior to submission.Resumes alone will not be accepted as the application,but they may be submitted as supplemental documentation.

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