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Health Officer - Full-Time - Kearny, NJ

The Town of Kearny is seeking a full time licensed Health Officer to manage and oversee a full-service Health Department serving over 40,000 residents. State of NJ Health Officer license required. Bilingual skills desirable. Salary commensurate with education & experience. Submit application, resume and cover letter to: Town of Kearny, Personnel Office 402 Kearny Ave. Kearny, NJ 07032.

Application deadline: July 23, 2021. The Town reserves the right to hire a qualified candidate before the application deadline.

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Added: 6/17/2021

Health Officer - Full-Time  - City of Linden

The City of Linden is seeking a Licensed Public Health Officer, to service a growing, diverse and dynamic community. The ideal candidate should be an individual who possess exceptional skills in organization and communications. They should also be adept at integrating electronic technology into the Department, and the use of social media tools for effective public outreach. The candidate shall also be capable of effectively overseeing the office staff.

Under the direction of the Board of Health and Governing Body of the City of Linden, the individual will recommend local public health policies and will implement, coordinate, and direct the work program of the Linden Health Department, including the enforcement of public health rules and regulations within the municipality. They will perform related work, as required, and be responsible for the overseeing of inspections, investigations, and other measures required to enforce the provisions of the local and state health laws. The ideal candidate will plan and direct measures required to abate nuisances which may affect the public’s health and sanitation, and ensure that an adequate program of child health services is provided for.

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Public Health or related field and a valid Health Officer’s License issued by the New Jersey Department of Health.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, all applications must be obtained online by clicking here.

Once completed, all applications must be returned via email no later than 4:30pm on Friday, June 18th, 2021. In addition to electronic submission, applications can be mailed to City of Linden Personnel Officer Jessica Sheehy, 301 North Wood Avenue, Linden, NJ 07036. Applications that are mailed must be postmarked by the application deadline of Friday, June 18th, 2021 or they will be returned to the applicant. Please be advised that all employment applications must be completed at the time of submission. Please include copies of resumes, proof of qualifications or any additional documents you wish to submit with your application.

Added: 6/16/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Cumberland County Health Department

(Provisional, Pending Civil Service Procedures)

Salary Range: $46,766 – $61,969

Duties: Under direction, performs sanitary inspection and environmental health work involved in the enforcement of relevant sanitary, environmental, and public health laws and rules within the concerned jurisdiction; conducts inspections, investigations, and educational outreach activities; performs other related duties as required and/or necessary.

Requirements: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey and a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services.

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Environmental Health Specialist - Cumberland County Health Department

(Provisional, Pending Civil Service Procedures)

Salary Range: $43,649 - $58,527

Duties: Under direction, conducts investigations, inspections, and gathers data for the purpose of identifying, evaluating, preventing, and eliminating environmental health hazards; May perform mosquito inspection and extermination; does related work as required.

Requirements:

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in the environmental, biological, or chemical sciences or in environmental engineering.

Note: A valid Professional Engineer's License issued by the New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineer's and Land Surveyors may be substituted for the degree in environmental engineering.

Experience: One (1) year of professional experience in environmental control work including field investigations and inspections and environmental impact analysis.

Note: Possession of an environmentally oriented Master's degree in the environmental, biological, or chemical sciences, or in engineering may be substituted for the above work experience.

License: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey

Offers of employment for this title are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness testing, to include drug screenings, and criminal background checks.

Applicants should submit letter of interest with resume to Noah Hetzell, Assistant Health Officer (nhetzell@ccdoh.org or fax 856-327-6405) by June 21st, 2021.

Added: 6/15/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Full-time - NorthWest Bergen Regional Health Commission

Under the direction of the Health Officer, responsibilities include, but are not limited to: conducting field inspections and complaints, enforcement of state and local codes regarding public health nuisances, retail food establishments, communicable disease, potable water systems, public recreational bathing facilities, body-art facilities, youth camp facilities and pet shops/kennels. Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor certification a plus. Documents case findings and collects evidence in preparation of corrective action.

Qualified candidates include those individuals who have a valid NJ REHS license and a valid NJ driver’s license and vehicle.

Successful candidate must have strong communication and writing skills and be proficient at both written and electronic reporting methods. Three years’ experience in a local health department is required.

To apply, please send resume with cover letter to Gina M. Behre, Health Officer, by email to gbehre@nwbrhc.net.

Added: 5/25/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Full-time - Middle-Brook Regional Health Commission

Middle-Brook Regional Health Commission Seeks a full-time Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) Under the direction of the Health Officer, responsibilities include, but are not limited to: conducting field inspections and investigation of complaints, enforcement of state and local codes regarding public health nuisances, environmental lead risk assessments, retail food establishments, communicable disease, onsite sewage disposal systems, potable water systems, public recreational bathing facilities, body-art facilities, youth camp facilities, and pet shops/kennels. Documents case findings and collects evidence in preparation of corrective action.

Qualified candidates include those individuals who have a valid NJ driver’s license and a valid NJ REHS license. Those accepted to the May REHS licensing exam may also apply.

Successful candidates must have strong communication and writing skills and be proficient at both written and electronic reporting methods. Experience as an REHS, New Jersey Lead Inspector / Risk Assessor certification, and Spanish speaking is preferred, but not required.

To apply, please send resume with cover letter to:

Kevin G. Sumner, Health Officer/Director by email to:

ksumner@middlebrookhealth.org or by fax to (732) 968-5331

Added: 5/22/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Part-time - Rockaway Township, Morris County

Rockaway Township, located in Morris County, is seeking a part-time, experienced Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) to ensure compliance with relevant environmental and public health laws. Under direction of the Health Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field inspections, investigations and enforcement. Experience with retail food inspection, septic system plan review and installation, public recreational bathing and complaint investigation preferred. Applicant should possess excellent communication skills. Valid REHS and NJ driver’s licenses required. Starting salary commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants must apply online with cover letter and resume ( Application)

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER & A CIVIL SERVICE JURISDICTION

Any additional questions can be directed to:

mmoran@rockawaytownship.org

Added: 5/5/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) – Township of Livingston, Essex County

Township of Livingston, Essex County is seeking a qualified applicant for the position as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist. Under direction, the successful candidate will conduct field inspections, investigations and enforcement activities, as well as perform COVID-19 Generalist activities as assigned.

This division is responsible for health, and other environmental inspections, including but not limited to, COVID-19 compliance, retail food inspections, pool inspections, disease investigations, complaint investigations and enforcement.

Possession of an active Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services and a valid New Jersey driver’s license is required.

Salary Range: $55,000 - $65,000

Position includes excellent benefits package.

Interested candidates must submit resume, cover letter and salary history to Michael Raimo, Assistant Health Officer 204 Hillside Ave. Livingston, N.J. 07039 or email to mraimo@livingstonnj.org

EOE/AA/ADA Employer

Added: 5/5/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Full & Part Time - Monmouth County Health Department

The Monmouth County Department of Health is seeking a full-time (35 hours per week) and a Part Time (15 hours per week)licensed Registered Environmental Health Specialist. The position will require some evening and/or weekend activities. NJ Department of Health licensure as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) is required. Certification as a NJ Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor is desired, but not required. Full Time Position includes premium benefits package and opportunities for training. Interested candidates should contact Monmouth County Human Resources via www.visitmonmouth.com and complete the online application. Candidates scheduled to take the May REHS licensing exam are also encouraged to apply.

Added: 5/3/2021

Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Edison, NJ

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST

The Center for Workforce Inclusion is recruiting for 2 positions within the Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program which provides support to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Edison, NJ. Successful candidates must meet the age criteria of being 55 years of age or older and eligible to work in the United States. Selected candidates will also be required to undergo a federal security background check.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position will work in the Lead-Based Paint Program in Region 2 to eliminate childhood lead poisoning. Assisting with outreach, education, compliance assistance and implementation on the lead regulations. Conduct Lead-Based Paint inspections (see Specific Lead Duties below) to document compliance with the Lead-Based Paint regulations, provide needed technical and compliance assistance, and assist with outreach to Region 2 communities impacted by Lead exposures.

  • Conduct inspections under TSCA (abatement, disclosure, RRP) under TSCA ยง 11(a) authority
  • Prepare reports and draft case review documents
  • Input and maintain written and electronic inspection data
  • Respond to written and electronic and telephone inquiries
  • Provide Compliance Assistance
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Successful candidates must meet the age criteria of being 55 years of age or older and eligible to work in the United States; able to pass a Federal Background check; BA/BS in Science, Health, Chemistry, Toxicology, Environmental Health or Environmental Studies, Biology, Engineering, Business; 4 years’ experience in any of the previous listed fields; oral and written skills; customer service oriented, public speaking and writing, works well alone and with a team, proficient in Windows Office Suite (MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint). Travel required.

HOURS & COMPENSATION: Full-Time position working 40 hours per week @ $26,457 per year, plus benefits including paid health insurance and generous vacation/ sick/holiday leave.

TO APPLY: E-mail resume to: vacancies@poweringopportunity.org. Subject Line of email:

Please type Environmental Specialist

Added:4/23/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist (FT) – County of Morris, Division of Public Health

The County of Morris, Division of Public Health is seeking a fulltime (40 hours per week) licensed Registered Environmental Health Specialist. The position may require evening and/or weekend activities. NJ Department of Health licensure as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) is required. Certification as a NJ Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor, Hazardous Materials Technician 80 hour course, and/or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) credential a plus. Position includes excellent benefits package. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume via mail, fax, or email to: Carlos Perez, Jr., Ph.D., Health Officer, County of Morris, Division of Public Health, P.O. Box 300, Morristown, NJ 07963-0900; Fax: (973) 631-5490; Email: crueter@co.morris.nj.us. Please no telephone inquiries.

Added: 4/23/2021

Environmental Health Specialist (FT) - County of Morris, Division of Public Health

Environmental Health Specialist (FT) - The County of Morris, Division of Public Health is seeking a fulltime (40 hours per week) Environmental Health Specialist. The position may require evening and/or weekend activities. A bachelor’s degree in physical, chemical, biological, environmental science or environmental engineering is required. A minimum of one (1) year of environmental control work is required. The required experience may be waived for a candidate holding a graduate degree in the fields indicated above. NJ Department of Health licensure as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS, certification as a NJ Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor, and/or Hazardous Materials Technician 80 hour course a plus. Position includes excellent benefits package. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume via mail, fax, or email to: Carlos Perez, Jr., Ph.D., Health Officer, County of Morris, Division of Public Health, P.O. Box 300, Morristown, NJ 07963-0900; Fax: (973) 631-5490; Email: crueter@co.morris.nj.us. Please no telephone inquiries.

Added: 4/23/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist -Bergen County Department of Health

The Bergen County Department of Health Services has openings for a full time Registered Environmental Health Specialist. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field inspections and/or investigations in accordance with the provisions of the New Jersey State Sanitary Code in such areas as: retail food establishments; public recreational bathing; tanning facilities; youth camps; body art procedures; public health nuisances; communicable disease control, and kennels, pet shops, shelters & pounds. Applicant must possess excellent writing and communication skills and will be required to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by this office. Possession of a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the New Jersey Department of Health is required.

Please submit resumes to Laura Folco, Chief REHS at lfolco@co.bergen.nj.us.

Laura Folco, Chief R.E.H.S.

Bergen County Department of Health Services

220 East Ridgewood Ave, Paramus, Suite 201

New Jersey 07652

(201)634-2726 phone

(201)634-2808 fax

Added: 4/23/2021

REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST OR TRAINEE – HACKENSACK CITY, Bergen County –Full Time Position.

Under direction, successful candidate’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: conduct field inspections, investigation of complaints, lead paint investigations, plan review, and nuisance complaints. Enforcement of State and Local codes regarding retail food establishments, public recreational bathing facilities, residential septic systems, youth camp facilities, and other NJDOH mandated inspection responsibilities. Applicant should possess excellent communication skills and detailed record keeping. Qualified candidate must possess a valid REHS License issued by the NJ Department of Health. Candidates interested in applying for REHS Trainee position must be eligible to sit for the exam and receive their license within one year of being hired. Appointee will be required to possess a valid NJ Driver’s License. Salary D.O.Q. Please email resume to Cassandra Seshadri: apply@hackensack.org

Added: 4/19/2021

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