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Local Health Outreach Coordinator/ Social Support Assistant -Village of Ridgewood, Bergen County

Under the Strengthening Public Health Grant, The Village of Ridgewood, Bergen County is looking for a Full Time Local Health Outreach Coordinator. Under supervision of the Health Officer, performs varied health related outreach, education and provides support to residents in need of social support. In addition, this individual will work closely to support all endeavors of the Local Health Outreach Coordinator and the Infectious Disease Preparedness Generalist. CHES, REHS, MSW and LSW a plus but not required.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and licensure. Deadline to apply is June 10, 2022.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to:

The Village of Ridgewood, Health Department

Attn: Dawn Cetrulo, Health Officer

131 N. Maple Ave, 5th Floor

Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Or email to dcetrulo@ridgewoodnj.net

(201) 670-5500 ext 2245

Added: 5/24/2022

Environmental Health Specialist -Bergen County Department of Health Services

The Bergen County Department of Health Services has an immediate opening for a full time Environmental Health Specialist. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field inspections and/or investigations in accordance with the provisions of the County Environmental Health Act in such areas as: air pollution control, safe drinking water, water pollution control, noise control, solid waste control, pesticide compliance, right-to know compliance, and hazardous materials emergency response. One (1) year of experience in the implementation and field oversight of the New Jersey Clean Communities grant is required. Applicant must possess excellent writing and communication skills and will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by this office. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Physical, Chemical, Biological, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering, or Public Health with a concentration in environmental health is required. Hazardous Materials Technician certification is preferred but not required.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by sending their resume to:

Thomas Longo, Director – Office of Environmental Health

220 East Ridgewood Avenue, Suite 201

Paramus, NJ 07652

Email: tlongo@co.bergen.nj.us

Phone: 201-634-2783

Added: 5/22/2022


Youth Camp Childcare Development Block Grant (CDBG) Temporary Job Description Request - NJDOH

Registered Env. Health Inspector (P21) Position:

Temporary Employee Title: Environmental Program Specialist

Hourly Rate: $26/Hr.

Annual Salary: (Seasonal)

Timeframe of Employment: 12 week period of employment starting on June 20, 2022 and end on September 12, 2022

Job Description: Health Department is seeking to hire a licensed Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) to fulfill three (3) short term/ temporary positions. The successful candidates would be required to participate in childcare facilities training and responsible for conducting field inspections and/or investigations in accordance with the provisions of youth camp safety and public recreational bathing standards in line with the Childcare Development Block Grant (CDBG) MOU. Subject to background check, applicant must possess excellent writing communication and investigation skills and will be required to learn and utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by this office.

Requirements:

• Bachelors Degree

• Current New Jersey Licensed Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)

• Utilizes automated databases and computer software packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.

• Familiarity with GoTo Meeting, Skype or similar conference software is preferred.

To apply please send your resume and cover letter by May 31, 2022 to Danielle.clemons@doh.nj.gov

Added: 5/13/2022

Registered Environmental Health Specialist – Westfield, NJ

DEPARTMENT: WESTFIELD REGIONAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

REPORTS TO: HEALTH OFFICER

UNION STATUS: CWA

Applicant must hold a New Jersey Registered Environmental Health Specialist License and a valid New Jersey driver’s license. Responsibilities include retail food inspections, lead paint investigations, recreational bathing inspections, investigating public health nuisance complaints and ability to provide assistance to Health Officer in daily functions of office. Applicant must have excellent communication & customer service skills. Must be dependable, self-motivated and a team player. Competitive benefits.

Starting Salary as set by CWA collective bargaining agreement = $62,153

Submit resume & cover letter to:

Megan Avallone, Health Officer

Westfield Regional Health Department

425 E. Broad Street, Westfield, NJ 07090

email mavallone@westfieldnj.gov; or

fax (908) 789-4076 by COB on 5/31/2022

Added: 5/12/2022

Health Officer/Director - Northwest Bergen Regional Health Commission

The Health Officer/Director is responsible for the daily operations of a Regional Health Commission including personnel, all health services; communicable disease, childhood/adult immunization program; health education; epidemiology; environmental/food establishment inspections; animal control and Vital Statistics. The Health Officer/Director develops the necessary budget to ensure all health department required programs/services are in compliance with the “Public Health Practice Standards of Performance for local Boards of Health in New Jersey” and local ordinances. The Health Officer/Director attends and prepares activity reports for Board of Health meetings in Commission towns and contracting municipalities. Makes recommendations to the Boards of Health as to direction and policy.

Interested candidates must possess a valid Health Officer’s License issued by the NJ Department of Health and a driver’s license.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with subject line “Health Officer/Director position” to Gina Marie Behre – Gbehre@nwbrhc.net and include salary requirements, resume and references by June 1, 2022. Supervisory experience required. Salary will commensurate with experience.

Added: 5/6/2022

Environmental Scientist 2 - Classified Competitive- NJDOH -Division of Epidemiology, Environmental and Occupational Health Communicable Disease Service

Under a supervisory official this position is part of The Infection Control, Healthcare, & Environmental Epidemiology (ICHEE) Section within the Communicable Disease Service Responsible for preventing and responding to Legionnaires’ disease and other opportunistic premise plumbing pathogens (OPPPs). This individual will provide subject matter expertise regarding environmental health and water management. Responsible for leading Water Infection Control Risk

Assessments of healthcare facilities to evaluate the risk of disease transmission based on identified water sources, potential modes of exposure and transmission, patient susceptibility, and facility policies/preparedness. This position will support Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) activities within healthcare facilities as it pertains to water sources. In addition, this individual will be responsible for conducting outreach to promote the uptake of Water

Management Programs (WMPs) among facilities at increased risk of OPPPs, and providing training opportunities to building owners, managers, and staff. During outbreak investigations, they will work in conjunction with epidemiological and environmental health staff to characterize building water systems and components, conducting hazard identification and risk assessments, carrying out sample collection and water quality parameter measurements, and recommend evidence-based control measures.

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Added: 4/28/2022

Assistant Health Officer- Licensed REHS - County of Mercer, NJ

The County of Mercer, Division of Public Health is seeking to hire an Assistant Health Officer- Registered Environmental Health Specialist.

Position will be 35 hours Monday-Friday with an on-call rotation of evenings, holidays and weekends as needed.

Qualified candidate will possess valid New Jersey Health Officer (HO) license, Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) license, and driver’s license. Candidate will work under the direction of the Public Health Officer and take the lead over the County Environmental Health Act (CEHA) team, perform relevant sanitary, environmental, and public health inspections and apply the laws and rules within the applicable jurisdiction(s). Candidate will also participate in the coordination of public health policies and plans; will develop, coordinate, and manage the work programs of the county health department and assume the duties of the HO and supervise staff in the absence of the Public Health Officer. Responsibilities also require that the applicant possess excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to learn to use various types of manual and/or electronic data systems used within the department.

Salary Range $81,220 - $105,101

Mercer County residency required. Candidate would be subject to all Civil Service regulations. Send resume with cover letter to: Raissa Walker, Personnel Director, Mercer County Administration Building, 640 South Broad Street, PO Box 8068, Trenton, NJ 08650-0068 or via email personnel@mercercounty.org.

EOE/AA/ADA Employer

Added: 4/28/2022

Registered Environmental Health Specialist – Licensed REHS County of Mercer, NJ

The County of Mercer, Department of Human Services is seeking to hire a licensed Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS).

Position will be 35 hours Monday-Friday with an on-call rotation of evenings, holidays and weekends as needed.

A qualified candidate will possess a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License and a driver’s license. We are seeking a candidate that will work well within the County Environmental Health Act (CEHA) team, perform relevant sanitary, environmental, and public health inspections and apply the laws and rules within the applicable jurisdiction(s).

Responsibilities will include records and reporting management, along with strong written and verbal communication and the ability to learn to use various types of manual and/or electronic data systems.

Licensed REHS Salary range $49,525 - $82,432

Mercer County residency required. Candidate would be subject to all Civil Service regulations. Send resume with cover letter to: Raissa Walker, Personnel Director, Mercer County Administration Building, 640 South Broad Street, PO Box 8068, Trenton, NJ 08650-0068 or personnel@mercercounty.org.

EOE/AA/ADA Employer

Added: 4/28/2022

Public Health Epidemiologist - County of Mercer, NJ

Position available for the County of Mercer, Department of Human Services, Division of Public Health. The candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally with health departments, hospitals, OEM, and other key public health partners in order to analyze and report all disease related data for use in public health related planning, response, and evaluation initiatives. Strong organizational and time management skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously is a must. The candidate will need to learn, access and navigate various databases and software programs while being able to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism.

Candidate must possess a master’s degree in Public Health from an accredited college, and one (1) year of professional work experience in data management and/or data analysis. Candidates that have a Master of Science or Public Health degree with a major concentration in epidemiology or biostatistics and experience working as an epidemiologist in a health-related field are preferred.

Salary range $81,220 - $105,101

Mercer County residency required. Candidate would be subject to all Civil Service regulations. Send resume with cover letter to: Raissa Walker, Personnel Director, Mercer County Administration Building, 640 South Broad Street, PO Box 8068, Trenton, New Jersey 08650-0068 or personnel@mercercounty.org.

EOE/AA/ADA Employer

Added: 4/28/2022


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

Registered Environmental Health Specialist (FT) – The County of Morris, Division of Public Health is seeking a full-time licensed Registered Environmental Health Specialist. NJ Department of Health licensure as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) or eligibility to sit for the exam within one year of appointment is required. CEHA experience, local public health experience, CPO credential, and/or Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor license a plus. Interested candidates should 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: cperez@co.morris.nj.us. Please no telephone inquires.

Added: 4/21/2022


Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Full-time - Mount Olive Township, NJ

Position Type: Full-time

Start Date: June 1, 2022

Salary Range: Starting Salary: $45,577.33

Effective 1/1/23: 2% (COLA) + $1500 (increase in Base Salary)

Position includes a comprehensive benefit package.

Under direction of the Health Officer, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Performs sanitary inspections for compliance with applicable public and environmental health regulations; investigates complaints of nuisances and violations of applicable public health laws and ordinances; reviews and may approve plans for residential, commercial, and industrial development as necessary to ensure compliance with sanitary, environmental, and public health laws, rules, and ordinances; investigates foodborne, airborne, waterborne, and other suspected disease outbreaks as required; initiates and completes enforcement action including preparation of notices and provides testimony during legal proceedings; maintains accurate paper and electronic records of surveys, investigations, and inspections performed; may respond to emergency situations; the position may require periodic evening and/or weekend activities.

Must possess an active Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services. Appointees will be required to possess a current driver’s license valid in New Jersey.

Interested candidates can send their resume, completed employment application, and cover letter to the e-mail below by May 1, 2022. Application available online at employment_application.pdf (mountolivetwpnj.org).

Please submit application/resume/cover letter to the office of:

Health Officer

Mount Olive Township

PO Box 450

Budd Lake, NJ 07828

Email: tweigle@mtolivetwp.org

Phone: (973) 691-0900 ext. 7330

Mount Olive Township is an equal opportunity employer

Added: 4/4/2022

Environmental Specialist - Field (2 positions) - The New Jersey Department of Health Vector-borne Disease Unit

Preferred Application deadline: April 15th, 2022

Rate: $23/hour

Estimated hours per week: 20-35

Dates: May 16th – July 31st, 2022

Statement of work:

The New Jersey Department of Health Vector-borne Disease Unit is seeking a part-time worker to help with tick surveillance activities. Under the general direction of the NJDOH vector-borne disease epidemiologist/entomologist, the part-time worker will assist in a variety of tick surveillance activities, including standardized tick density sampling, exploratory sampling, tick identification, specimen preparation for laboratory testing, and data collection.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience or interest in vector-borne diseases and medical entomology
  • Familiarity or willingness to conduct field work
  • Ability to maintain detailed and accurate records
  • Ability to travel to and from surveillance sites throughout New Jersey (mileage reimbursed at $0.35/mile)

Required documents:

  • CV/Resume

Contact Information:

If interested in this position, please send your CV/resume in an email with the subject line “2022 NJDOH Tick Surveillance Application” to mervin.cuadera@doh.nj.gov

Added 3/30/2022


Part-Time Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Vulnerable Populations Outreach Coordinator Generalist/Infectious Disease Generalist – Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No.1

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: Under direct supervision of the Health Officer, responsibilities include, but are not limited to: overseeing the timely testing, contact tracing and containment of COVID-19/Other Infectious Diseases, performing sanitary inspections and environmental health work involving in the enforcement of relevant sanitary, environmental and public health laws and rules within the concerned jurisdiction; conducting inspections, investigations and educational outreach activities; performing other related duties as required or necessary. Incumbent may give testimony in court cases, may investigate nuisance and violations of the sanitary code.

This is a one-year grant funded position through the NJDOH Strengthening Local Public Health Capacity grant.

EXPEREIENCE/EDCUCATION: BS degree in biology, public health or related field; valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist license issued by the NJ Department of Health. Minimum 1 year of experience.

SALARY: $23,000- $26, 000

INTERESTED APLICANTS MAY CONTACT THE Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No.1 at (732) 493-9520 x101 or send

resume to dhenry@mcrhc.org

MCRHC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

VALID NEW JERSEY DRIVERS LICENSE REQUIRED

Added: 3/20/2022

Full-time Registered Environmental Health Specialist (two open positions)

Positions Overview and Responsibilities: Under direction of the Senior Registered Environmental Health Specialist or the Health Officer, performs inspection work involved in the enforcement of State and local environmental and health regulations including, but not limited to the State Sanitary Code for Retail Food Establishments, Public Recreational Bathing Code, State Housing Code, Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems, the County Environmental Health Act (CEHA) regulations, Department of Environmental Protection regulations; Epidemiological case investigation and monitoring; and lead-hazard risk assessments.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in biology or other science with 32 credits in biological sciences

Possession of a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the New Jersey Department of Health

Possession of New Jersey Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor license or ability to obtain New Jersey Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor license within 90 days after completing onboarding training

Interested candidates can apply here: https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/finance-and-administrative-services/human-resources/job-posts

Added: 3/22/2022


Part-Time Health Department Assistant-Township of Denville 

The Township of Denville is currently seeking a qualified individual to serve as Part-Time Health Department Assistant. This position shall be part-time at 20-25 hours per week.

Salary: Minimum of $17.00 – 18.00/hr.

General Job Duties:

1. Professionally and courteously assist customers with all public health, environmental, vital statistics and animal licensing inquiries;

2. Efficiently and accurately process birth, marriage and death certificates and take incoming marriage applications;

3. Process and record animal license applications and renewals;

4. Assist with the timely collection and processing of Open Public Records Act (OPRA) requests;

5. Process all incoming mail which may include animal license applications, vital statistic requests and other Health-related licensing applications

6. Serve as notary public for residents/patrons of the Township; and

7. Systematically maintains essential Health Department records including computer data bases and serves as administrative support for the Public Health Officer, Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Public Health Nurse and Registrar of Vital Statistics.

Minimum Job Requirements:

1. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and must be willing to attend and successfully complete NJ Registrar Certification Program;

2. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to interact with the public and co-workers in a professional and courteous manner at all times;

3. Ideal applicant shall be self-motivating, have the ability to pay close attention to detail and follow state statutes and Township ordinances as they relate to the Health Code.

4. Successful employee must be a notary public or be able to become a notary within four (4) months of date of hire.

Requests for consideration must be submitted in writing to the Administrator’s Office on or before Friday, March 25, 2022 at 4:00 P.M. in person, mail or via e-mail at kdeloreto@denvillenj.org. The Township of Denville is an equal opportunity employer.

Added: 3/8/2022

If you would like a position posted please email a  job posting to  Lynette Medeiros at: info@njeha.org

Jobs will be posted for a maximum of 60 days


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