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REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST - Full-Time - Fort Lee Health Department

The Fort Lee Health Department has an opening for a Full-Time Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS). Applicant must hold a valid REHS license and a valid driver’s license.

Under direct supervision of the Health Officer, responsibilities include, but are not limited to: conducts routine and emergency environmental health inspections and investigations to ensure conformance with applicable public health laws; prepares reports of findings for environmental inspections/investigations; issues violation notices and/or summonses for noncompliance; educates and communicates environmental health risks to the public and regulated entities; investigates foodborne, waterborne and other suspected disease outbreaks as required; provides testimony in court cases as necessary; reviews plans for residential, commercial, and industrial development to ensure compliance with applicable health codes; performs other related duties as required and/or necessary. Candidate must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and be computer proficient.

Interested parties, please submit your resume and qualifications to Jill Scarpa, Health

Officer at j-scarpa@fortleenj.org or to the

Borough of Fort Lee Health Department,

309 Main Street, Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024

Added: 11/24/2021

COVID Generalist/LINCS Coordinator - Somerset County Department of Health

· Type: Full Time

· Salary/Pay Rate:$44,900 - $59,900

Position Overview: The purpose of this position will be to further enhance LINCS Agency COVID-19 response workforce capacity (personnel) to assist with outreach to vulnerable populations, POD planning, logistics, testing, contact tracing, resolving laboratory reporting issues within the jurisdiction, and other COVID-19 related activities as necessary.

Responsibilities: Position will include functioning as the LINCS Coordinator for the Somerset County Department of Health who is responsible for the electronic dissemination of health alerts/information from the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) utilizing the Public Health Emergency Notification System (PHENS) to local health agencies and public health partners. The LINCS Coordinator is part of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Team and acts in both an administrative and operational emergency response capacity on a 24/7 365 basis. The LINCS Coordinator participates in monthly meetings of the NJDOH and other agencies and coordinates communications activities, trainings and exercises with similar positions in neighboring counties as part of the LINCS Team. In addition, this position is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Somerset County CHAIN (Community Health Alert Information Network) which identifies medical service providers, emergency response partners, pharmacies, schools, home health agencies, police and fire departments, and any other entity that would be needed in response to a natural or man-made disaster. This position may have other duties as required.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field; computer literate including Windows, Microsoft Office Suite with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Interested candidates can apply here: Click Here

Added: 11/10/2021

Public Health Nurse - Somerset County Department of Health

· Type: Full Time

· Salary/Pay Rate:$47,600-$63,400

Position Overview: The Public Health Nurse is an essential position within the Health Department. This position is typically funded by a combination of grants and interlocal health service agreements to provide one or more of a variety of services to serve the public health needs of the community as well as the requirements of New Jersey Administrative Code Title 8, Chapter 52 and its referenced chapters. The duties can include one or more of the following in a variety of service provision proportions: Public Health Preparedness, Medical Reserve Core Coordination, Lead Case Management, COVID 19 Pandemic response and planning, disease investigation and response, child health and wellness, adult and child immunizations, and other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities: Public Health Preparedness, COVID-19 Response and Planning, Lead Case Management, Disease Investigation and Reporting, Community Public Health

Requirements: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors’ degree in Nursing or Public Health Nursing Science approved by the National League of Nursing.

Interested candidates can apply here: Click Here

Added: 11/10/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist (two open positions)-Somerset County Department of Health

 Type: Full Time

· Salary/Pay Rate:$39,300 - $52,400

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: Click Here to Apply

Added: 11/10/2021

Lead Poisoning Inspector - Bergen County Department of Health

The Bergen County Department of Health Services has an immediate opening for a Lead Poisoning Inspector. Under direction, successful candidate will perform routine work involved in inspecting dwellings that are suspected sources of lead poisoning; does other related duties as required. Applicants 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. Applicants will be required to possess a Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor License issued by the NJDOH and a valid NJ driver’s license. This is a grant funded position. Competitive Salary

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

Thomas Longo, Program Coordinator – Public Health Activities

220 East Ridgewood Avenue, Suite 201

Paramus, NJ 07652

Email: tlongo@co.bergen.nj.us

Phone: 201-634-2783

Added: 11/9/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Bergen County Department of Health

The Bergen County Department of Health Services has an opening 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.

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

Laura Folco, Chief REHS

220 East Ridgewood Avenue, Suite 201

Paramus, NJ 07652

Email: lfolco@co.bergen.nj.us.

Phone: 201-634-2726

Added: 11/9/2021

Vulnerable Populations Outreach Coordinators (VPOC) – Township of Union Health Department

The Township of Union Health Department is looking to hire a Vulnerable Populations Outreach Coordinator (VPOC). The VPOC will increase local public health capacity to investigate, trace, contain, mitigate and prevent COVID-19 through targeted outreach to vulnerable populations. VPOCs will conduct an assessment of vulnerable populations within the Health Department’s jurisdiction and develop and implement a strategic plan to ensure timely testing, contact tracing, containments to help mitigate and prevent COVID-19.

We are seeking a full-time temporary position (71K Oct 2021 to June 30, 2022). The Health Department is looking to fill this position through a professional service agreement immediately.

Education/Experience:

· Bachelor’s degree preferred in public health, public administration, social work or related field

· One year of full-time professional experience in program/project coordination and/or community outreach, preferably in a public health-related or social service agency.

Interested parties should email resumes to Marconi Gapas, Health Department Director at mgapas@uniontownship.com and nrodriguez@uniontownship.com

Added: 10/25/2021

COVID Generalist -Township of Union Health Department – (two positions):

The Township of Union Health Department is seeking to fill a full-time temporary position of COVID Generalist with an annual salary of $58K. Under supervision this individual will work with the department staff on COVID response efforts.

Candidates must have a degree in public health (or related field), health educator or nurse a plus.

The Township of Union Health Department is looking to fill this position through a professional service agreement immediately.

Interested parties should email resumes to Marconi Gapas, Health Department Director at mgapas@uniontownship.com and nrodriguez@uniontownship.com

Added: 10/25/2021

COVID Generalist- West Orange Health Department 

West Orange Health Department is seeking to fill two part-time temporary position of COVID Generalist with an annual salary of $42K. These individuals will work with Health Department staff to support West Orange COVID response efforts.

Candidates must have a degree in public health (or related field), REHS or Health Educator preferred.

West Orange Health Department is looking to fill these positions immediately.

Interested parties should email resumes to healthdept@westorange.org

The Township of West Orange is an equal opportunity employer.

Added: 10/13/2021

Full-Time Accounting/Payroll Clerk/Human Resources - Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No.1

Closing Date: October 15, 2021

The Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No.1 seeks an experienced professional for

the position of Accounting/Payroll Clerk. A successful candidate will be responsible for General

Accounting activities such as daily deposits, posting receipts, grant accounting, monthly reporting,

processing purchase orders, monthly pensions, health benefits and other payroll agency payments,

prepare quarterly pension report to State, prepare bill list for approval at monthly Commission

meetings. Payroll responsibilities include processing semi-monthly payroll using Ceridian Payroll

Service, maintaining all personnel records, preparation of accumulated leave balance reports

enrollment in pensions, health benefits and other employee benefit programs. Proficiency in

Microsoft Office applications including Word, and Excel are required. Experience with the

Edmunds financial software suite is a definite plus. Applicant for the position should possess a

High School diploma or equivalent, however a Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Five years of work

experience is preferred and work experience in government and /or public health is a plus. The

ability to speak Spanish is also a plus. The duties of the office are generally under the direction of

the Health Officer and Part-Time CFO. Full-time hours 35 hours per week. Salary commensurate

with experience. Start date is November 8, 2021. The Commission reserves the right to review

resumes and conduct interviews as they are received and perform background checks on all

candidates.

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

David Henry, Health Officer

Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1

1540 W. Park Avenue, Suite 1

Ocean, NJ 07712

Email: dhenry@mcrhc.org

Phone: (732) 493-9520

Added: 10/6/2021

Principal Registered Environmental Health Specialist -Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1

Closing Date: October 20, 2021

The Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1 will have an opening for a Principal Registered Environmental Health Specialist. Possession of a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the New Jersey Department of Health is required as well as a

N. J. Driver’s License. The successful candidate will be responsible coordinating the REHS staff, conducting field inspections and/or investigations in accordance with the provisions of the New Jersey 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; childhood lead poisonings; rabies control follow-up; rabies specimen transport to the State Lab. Subject to background check, applicant must possess excellent writing and communication skills and will be required to learn and utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by this office. In-depth working knowledge of on-site wastewater disposal systems, lead inspector/risk assessor and air/odor certifications are preferred. Ten years’ experience and the ability to speak English/Spanish are desirable. Salary: $90,000- $99,640. Start date is approximately November 15, 2021. The Commission reserves the right to review resumes and conduct interviews as they are received and perform background checks on all candidates.

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

David Henry, Health Officer

Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1

1540 W. Park Avenue, Suite 1

Ocean, NJ 07712

Email: dhenry@mcrhc.org

Phone: (732) 493-9520

Added: 10/6/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS -2) - Monmouth County Regional Health Commission

Closing Date: October 20, 2021

The Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1 will have an opening for a Registered Environmental Health Specialist 1 (REHS-2). Possession of a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the New Jersey Department of Health is required as well as a

N. J. Driver’s License. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field inspections and/or investigations in accordance with the provisions of the New Jersey 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; childhood lead poisonings; rabies control follow-up; rabies specimen transport to the State Lab. Subject to background check, applicant must possess excellent writing and communication skills and will be required to learn and utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by this office. In-depth working knowledge of on-site wastewater disposal systems, lead inspector/risk assessor and air/odor certifications are preferred. Three years’ experience and the ability to speak English/Spanish are desirable. Salary: $57,000 - $70,000. Start date is approximately November 15, 2021. The Commission reserves the right to review resumes and conduct interviews as they are received and perform background checks on all candidates.

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

David Henry, Health Officer

Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1

1540 W. Park Avenue, Suite 1

Ocean, NJ 07712

Email: dhenry@mcrhc.org

Phone: (732) 493-9520

Added: 10/6/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Maplewood Health Department

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: Under direct supervision of the Health Officer, responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 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 two year grant funded position through the federal 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 2 years of experience preferred.

SALARY: $47, 000- $51, 000

INTERESTED APLICANTS MAY CONTACT THE MAPLEWOOD HEALTH DEPARTMENT AT (973) 762-8120 or send resume to Township of Maplewood at jobs@twp.maplewood.nj.us.

TOWNSHIP OF MAPLEWOOD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

VALID NEW JERSEY DRIVERS LICENSE REQUIRED

Added: 10/1/2021

Communicable Disease Case Investigator (MCRHC/MPHC)

Closing Date: October 8, 2021

The Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1/Monmouth Public Health Consortium will have an opening for a Communicable Disease Case Investigator. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting communicable disease investigations, tracking, reporting and maintaining records of communicable diseases occurring in 21 towns covered by four local health departments in accordance with the provisions of the New Jersey Sanitary Code. Subject to background check, applicant must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and will be required to learn and utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems including, but not limited to computer, facsimile, email and MS Office. An understanding of medical terminology, working knowledge of the NJ Communicable Disease Reporting and Surveillance System (CDRSS), CommCare, background experience in communicable disease, laboratory science and/or infection control desired. Ability to interact with patients in a caring and professional manner is a must. High school diploma required. Bachelor’s degree or higher with NJ Registered Nurse License is preferred. Bilingual Spanish/English helpful. Salary: $32,000 - $50,000 commensurate with experience. Start date is October 25, 2021.

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

David Henry, Health Officer

Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1

1540 W. Park Avenue, Suite 1

Ocean, NJ 07712

Email: dhenry@mcrhc.org

Phone: (732) 493-9520

Added: 9/23/2021

FULL TIME REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST - HEALTH DEPT. – RINGWOOD BOROUGH, Passaic County

RINGWOOD BOROUGH, Passaic County, is seeking a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS). Applicant must hold a New Jersey Registered Environmental Health Specialist license and a valid driver’s license. Experience with septic systems required. Certification as a NJ Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor, Hazardous Materials Technician 80 hour course, and/or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) credential a plus.

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 evening and/or weekend activities.

Successful candidates should possess strong communication and writing skills and must be proficient at both written and electronic field reporting methods.

Send resume, references, salary history and requirements to Scott Heck, Borough Manager, 60 Margaret King Avenue, Ringwood, NJ 07456 or e-mail to sheck@ringwoodnj.net by October 8, 2021. The subject of the e-mail should read Full time Environmental Health Specialist-Health Department. Ringwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Added: 9/22/2021

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: October 22, 2021. The Town reserves the right to hire a qualified candidate before the application deadline.

https://www.kearnynj.org/job-opportunities/

Added: 9/22/2021

CLERK 1 - Rutherford,NJ

The Rutherford Board of Health is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time Clerk 1 position. Under direction of the Health Official, responsibilities will include assisting the public, by answering phone calls, providing walk in counter services, preparing OPRA request documents, maintaining daily financial transactions and attendance records, filing systems, conducting annual retail food establishment licensing, in addition to vital statistics documents and services associated with birth, death and marriage records. The successful candidate shall have excellent skills in written and oral communication, as well as customer service, and experience with vital statistics and other duties as appropriate. Holding or willing to obtain (within three months of employment) a certification as a ‘Certified Municipal Registrar” in addition to an individual with experience in local health department operations preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft products and ability to use latest office technology. Interested candidates can send their resume and salary history by October 1, 2021 to the Rutherford Board of Health, 184 Park Avenue, Rutherford, New Jersey, 07070 or by e-mailing at healthdept@rutherfordboronj.com . EOE

Added: 9/18/2021

REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST -Rutherford, NJ

The Rutherford Board of Health is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time administrator / department head for the Rutherford Health Department.

Responsibilities shall include direction and coordination of all operations of the Rutherford Health Department, such as inspections, investigations, legal and other measures required to carry out the provisions of local and state health laws. Supervises the vital statistics registration work of the municipality. Coordinate activities with department employees, with municipal, county, state, federal partners, as well citizens, private businesses, and other private / public entities.

This position will require certification as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist and will be expected to assist in this functional requirement as necessary such as and to include; inspecting retail food establishments, recreational bathing facilities, child care centers, investigation of citizen complaints, communicable disease follow up, office activities, assisting the public, creating documents, maintaining filing systems, preparation of written reports, and performing other related duties as required and/or as assigned. Additional administrative responsibilities associated with the daily operation of the department and interacting with an autonomous board are anticipated. Holding or willing to obtain a certification as a ‘Certified Municipal Registrar.” The successful candidate shall have experience in public health and/or public administration, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong customer service skills and must have proficiency in Microsoft Office products such as Excel, Outlook, and Word. Interested candidates can send their resume to The Rutherford Board of Health, 184 Park Avenue, Rutherford, New Jersey, 07070 or e-mail to the board of health at healthdept@rutherfordboronj.com by October 8, 2021. EOE

Added: 9/18/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Monmouth County Regional Health Commission

Closing Date: October 4, 2021

The Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1 will have an opening for a Registered Environmental Health Specialist 1 (REHS-1). Possession of a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the New Jersey Department of Health is required as well as a

N. J. Driver’s License. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field inspections and/or investigations in accordance with the provisions of the New Jersey 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; childhood lead poisonings; rabies control follow-up; rabies specimen transport to the State Lab. Subject to background check, applicant must possess excellent writing and communication skills and will be required to learn and utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by this office. In-depth working knowledge of on-site wastewater disposal systems, lead inspector/risk assessor and air/odor certifications are preferred. Experience and the ability to speak English/Spanish are desirable. Salary: $45,000 - $55,000. Start date is approximately November 1, 2021. The Commission reserves the right to review resumes and conduct interviews as they are received and perform background checks on all candidates.

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

David Henry, Health Officer

Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1

1540 W. Park Avenue, Suite 1

Ocean, NJ 07712

Email: dhenry@mcrhc.org

Phone: (732) 493-9520

Added: 9/3/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - City of Trenton, Department of Health & Human Services

Salary: $42,435 to $66,472

Job Type: Full time -35 per week

The City of Trenton is seeking applicants for a full time Registered Environmental Health Specialist. The applicant must hold a valid New Jersey Registered Environmental Health Specialist license and a valid New Jersey driver’s license. Duties may include, retail food inspections, lead paint investigations, recreational bathing inspections, body art inspections, youth camp inspections, and public health nuisance complaints. Successful 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.

Send resumes to:

All interested applicants are encouraged to apply by sending their resume to: Steve Ponella, Personnel Director at 319 East State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608 or via email to sponella@trentonnj.org. Please make sure that the subject line includes the title of the job for which you are applying.

Please also send copy to:

Martin Moore, Principal REHS

City of Trenton Health Department

319 East State Street

Trenton, NJ 08608

Email: mmoore@trentonnj.org

Phone: (609) 989-3287

Added: 8/31/2021

Health Officer/Director – Englewood Health Department

The Englewood Board of Health, Bergen County, NJ seeks a director to lead a 13 employee, full-service city health department serving a diverse population of 27,000 with established programs based on modern Public Health best practices. The candidate should be energetic with excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate with other agencies. Candidate should have experience with budgets, grant writing, and report on Quality Improvement/health outcomes that align with Healthy NJ objectives. The candidate must be a licensed NJ Health Officer.

For further details, please visit the Human Resources Department section of the www.cityofenglewood.org website. Competitive salary, excellent benefits.

Reply to: HOresume@englewoodnjhealth.org

Added: 8/26/2021

Full-Time Office Coordinator/Health Commission Secretary - Monmouth County Regional Health Commission

Closing Date: September 10, 2021

The Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1 has an opening for Full-Time Office Coordinator/Health Commission Secretary. Candidates for the position should possess a High School diploma or it’s equivalent, however a Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Candidates should have the ability to learn website software, the ability to utilize various types of electronic equipment and information systems , be able to provide excellent customer service, have good organizational skills, have good communication skills, some experience with event planning and the ability to multitask. Five years of work experience is preferred and work experience in the public health is a plus. The ability to speak Spanish is also a plus. The duties of the office are generally under the direction of the Health Officer, act as a confidential staff member who assists the Health Officer and Health Commission through implementation of policy, plans and development. The successful candidate will supervise clerical and other administrative staff; will serve as the Health Commission Secretary, will draft, edit and write confidential and regular correspondences for the Health Officer and Health Commission. Salary: $30,000- $65,000. Start date is October 4, 2021. The Commission reserves the right to review resumes and conduct interviews as they are received and perform background checks on all candidates.

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

David Henry, Health Officer

Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1

1540 W. Park Avenue, Suite 1

Ocean, NJ 07712

Email: dhenry@mcrhc.org

Phone: (732) 493-9520

Added: 8/21/2021

Principal Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) - Mahwah township

DISTINQUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

This is a supervisory position which requires learning the general powers and duties of the Board of Health; the Principal Registered Environmental Health Specialist is required to perform sanitary and environmental inspection work and to facilitate enforcement of relevant public health laws within the Township and does related work as required.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Including all listed below but not limited to:

  • Supervises Environment Health Specialists and trainees in carrying out the tasks of inspection, investigation, and enforcement work necessary to maintain compliance with relevant sanitary, environmental, and public health law rules, and ordinances.
  • Confers with Health Officer, engineer, veterinarians, and Registered Environmental Health Specialists concerning improvements in public health and sanitation.
  • Review 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 including but not limited to retail food establishment, public recreational bathing facilities, sub surface disposal system, and well installation and alteration.
  • Reviews and approves Tenant Applications, Site Plan Applications, Soil Movement Permits, and other municipal applications as requested to determine compliance with State and Local Codes.
  • Investigates complaints lodged by citizens or other individuals and follows through to ensure the abatement in a timely manner.
  • Conducts and documents animal bite investigations, initiates animal quarantine and release procedures as appropriate and in conformance with State rabies protocols.
  • Inspects pet shop, kennels, stables, shelter, pounds, livestock and adoption facilities for sanitary conditions and conformance with State Codes.
  • Conducts environmental investigations for lead contamination and obtains samples for testing. Works closely with public health nurse to ensure treatment of affected persons is initiated when necessary. Works with Construction Official to ensure any site remediation is done by contractors licensed in lead remediation. Reviews State Lead-Trax program daily for potential Mahwah cases.
  • May respond to emergency situations.
  • Maintains liaison with local boards of health in all areas of environmental health.
  • Prepares reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations including but not limited to Chapter 24 Retail Food Establishment inspections.
  • Plans, organizes, and assigns the work of the organizational unit and evaluates employee performance and conduct, enabling the effective recommendation of the hiring, firing, promoting and disciplining of subordinates.
  • Investigates foodborne, airborne, waterborne, and other suspected disease outbreaks as required.
  • Review and analyzes records and reports and makes recommendations regarding new laws, rules, and ordinances.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to reasonably perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements shown below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If the accommodations cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum four years of experience in performing the duties incumbent upon a Registered Environmental Health Specialist in the enforcement of relevant sanitary, environmental, and public health laws, rules, and ordinances.
  • Possession of a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License, issued by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.
  • Extensive knowledge of State and local health and sanitary laws. Ability to research Code and to execute enforcement action by issuing abatement notices or summonses.
  • Ability to testify in court, and to make clear and convincing arguments as an expert witness.
  • Knowledge and experience in administration and enforcement of regulations for construction and alteration of Individual Subsurface Disposal Systems.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, write and speak and comprehend varied instructions in such a manner as to perform the duties of this position; ability to prepare clear, sound accurate and informative reports and correspondence; ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to vendors, employees and residents of the community.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS:

Registered Environmental Health Specialist License

Lead Inspector/ Risk Assessor -License is preferred

Added: 7/2021

Vulnerable Populations Outreach Coordinators - Essex Regional Health Commission

The Essex Regional Health Commission is looking to hire "Vulnerable Populations Outreach Coordinators”. The Vulnerable Populations Outreach Coordinators (VPOC) will increase local public health capacity to investigate, trace, contain, mitigate and prevent COVID-19 through targeted outreach to vulnerable populations. VPOCs will conduct an assessment of vulnerable populations within the Health Department’s jurisdiction and develop and implement a strategic plan to ensure timely testing, contact tracing, containments to help mitigate and prevent COVID-19. We are seeking part-time ($43/hr at 20hrs/wk) and full-time positions (70K annually w/benefits).

Interested parties should email resumes to Carrie Nawrocki, Executive Director at ERHC@essexregional.org

Essex Regional Health Commission is an equal opportunity employer

Added: 7/8/2021

Essex Regional Health Commission – COVID Generalist

Essex Regional Health Commission is seeking to fill a full-time temporary position of COVID Generalist with an annual salary of $65K plus benefits. This individual will work with Commission staff to support Essex County’s COVID response efforts.

Candidates must have a degree in public health (or related field), health educator or nurse a plus.

Essex Regional Health Commission is looking to fill this position immediately.

Interested parties should email resumes to Carrie Nawrocki, Executive Director at ERHC@essexregional.org

Essex Regional Health Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Added: 7/8/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist- Full Time - Atlantic City, NJ

City of Atlantic City Health & Human Services-Environmental Health

The City of Atlantic City is seeking a Full Time Registered Environmental Health Specialist. The position is 35 hours per week and requires some evening and weekend events. The applicant must posses a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the NJ Department of Health & Senior Services as well as a driver’s license valid in New Jersey.

For further details, please visit www.cityofatlanticcity.org and click on job postings.

Added: 7/09/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Part-time – Clifton, Passaic County

City of Clifton, located in Passaic County, is seeking a part-time, experienced Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) for up to 25hrs a week and weekend availability. Under direction of the Health Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field inspections. Experience with retail food inspection is preferred. Applicant should possess excellent communication skills, a valid REHS, and NJ driver’s licenses. We are seeking a candidate that is bilingual (English/Spanish) but is not required for position.

Send resume to Antonino Intili Jr., Senior REHS at Nintili@cliftonnj.org

Added: 7/1/2021

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