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Environmental Health Specialist Sr (07901) ALG
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Environmental Health Specialist Sr (07901) ALG
# Position Information

Job Description
The Alleghany Health District is seeking an Environmental Health Specialist that will enforce environmental health laws and regulations in the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Department jurisdictions. This position inspects both restaurants and temporary food establishments. The position is also critical in other mandated public health programs including: rabies investigations, complaint investigations, and environmental lead assessments for both Roanoke and Alleghany Health Districts. Position will also be trained in the On-site program and will support on-site program activities.
## Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge of general public health fundamentals, agency policies, and mandated codes is required.
Good oral and written communication skills is required.
Sound decision making and the ability to apply decision making is required.
Ability to work with the general public on complex environmental health related problems.
Must be able to complete training in the VDH Soils program, VDH Food program or VDH Shellfish program and be able to obtain credentials in one of the following within 18 months: VDH Standardized in Food, DPOR Conventional Onsite Soil Evaluator (COSE), DPOR Alternative Onsite Soil Evaluator (AOSE), National Shellfish Sanitation Program (NSSP) State Standardized Inspector.
Must be able to obtain licensure from the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) in Alternative Onsite Soil Evaluator (AOSE) or Conventional Onsite Soil Evaluator (COSE) within 18 months.
Valid Driver's License is required.
Experience in using MS office products and Google is required.
## Preferred Qualifications
Prefer B.S. in Environmental Health or related field or equivalent combination of training and directly related experience indicating possession of the above knowledge, skills and abilities may substitute for education.
Prior experience working in VDH as an EHS is preferred.
DPOR soil evaluator license or food program certification is preferred.
## Special Requirements
It is the practice of the Virginia Department of Health to conduct in-depth background checks on all candidates identified as a finalist for employment consideration. The results of background checks are made available to VDH employing officials. You will be requested to sign a reference release form, so past educational institution and/or employers may be contacted concerning your academic or employment history. Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a state and federal criminal history background check and the Department of Social Service's Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry Check, U. S. HHS IG Exclusion List check, employment reference check, and E-Verify. The selected candidate must complete a Statement of Personal Economic Interests as a condition of employment, if applicable (Va. Code #2.2-3114). The type of background checks performed may include: reference checks, criminal history (including sexual offender registry) checks, degree validation, DMV (driving) record checks, License verification, fingerprinting, etc. Other financial, credit, or other background checks prior to employment may be required for certain positions.
## Special Instructions to Applicants
No faxed, mailed, hand delivered or e-mailed employment applications will be accepted. ONLY COMPLETED ONLINE RMS applications will be accepted for consideration. A thorough and complete application package MUST include education, employment and salary history to receive consideration for this position. Incomplete applications with vacant answer fields WILL BE screened out.
VDH is an Equal Opportunity Employer
# Contact Information
## Name
Donna Lancaster
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## Address
Roanoke/Alleghany Health District
1502 Williamson Rd NE
2nd Floor
Roanoke, VA 24012
*Working Title:* Environmental Health Specialist Sr (07901) ALG
*Role Title:* Environmental Specialist I - 59031
*Job Open Date:* 05/15/2018
*Job Close Date:* 05/29/2018
*Open Until Filled:* No
*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?:* No
*Hiring Range:* Negotiable to $ 60,000.00 (based on credentials)
*Agency:* Dept of Health (601)
*Location:* Botetourt - 023
*Position Number:* 07901
*Job Posting Number:* 1036079
*Type of Recruitment:* General Public - G
*Does this position have telework options?:* No
*Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference:* No
*Job Type:* Full-Time (Salaried)
*Job Type Detail:* Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
*Pay Band:* 04

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