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Full time Chief Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Public Health needed in the Town of Kearny. Health Department seeking a highly qualified and motivated leader who possesses strong managerial and interpersonal communication skills. Under direction, manages the Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Public Health program and staff involved in the enforcement of relevant public health laws within the concerned jurisdiction; conducts inspections, investigations, and educational outreach activities; performs other related duties as required.

35 hours per week, salary depending upon qualifications.

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Added: 3/2/2021

Chief Registered Environmental Health Specialist -Sussex County Division of Health

The Sussex County Division of Health is seeking to hire a licensed Chief Registered Environmental Health Specialist.

The position is a direct report to the Director of Health. The individual will supervise the Office of Environmental Health.

A “hands on dynamic leader” is being sought to coordinate and manage day to day operations including Environmental Title 7 Municipal Services, Title 8 and County Environmental Health Act (CEHA).

The successful candidate will manage a staff of 14 full time and 10 part time professionals.

The Division of Health is a full service agency coordinating health services for all municipalities in Sussex County.

The position will be 40 hours Monday-Friday, Base Salary is based upon experience.

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Added: 3/2/2021

Part Time Registered Environmental Health Specialist-Public Health-Sussex County Division of Health

The Sussex County Division of Health is seeking a Part Time Licensed REHS for septic plan reviews and/or CEHA and Title 8 Inspections. Position will be up to 28 hours a week. Hourly rate is based upon experience.

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Added: 3/2/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Somerset County Department of Health

Salary / Pay Rate: $39,300 - $52,400


(35 Hours/week, Non-exempt, Grade: E-1)

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.

1. Makes inspections to enforce State and local environmental and health regulations, including the State Sanitary Code for food establishments, public pools, State Housing Code, County environmental Health Act (CEHA) regulations, Department of Environmental Protection regulations.

2. When a violation of relevant sanitary and health laws are found, determines the cause and takes proper corrective action.

3. At the direction of the County Health officer assists individuals and groups in developing sound environmental health practices.

4. Visits and gives talks before members of health, civic, and welfare organizations including health councils and parent teacher associations.

5. Interprets objectives, standards, and policies of the County Health Department.

6. May give testimony in court cases.

7. May investigate nuisances and violation of the sanitary code.

8. Receives and reviews applications for licenses or permits pertaining to food handling establishments, hotels, tourist areas, trailer and summer camps, dairies and milk pasteurization and processing plants, private water supplies, swimming pools, beaches, and sewage disposal plants.

9. Makes surveys and investigations of communicable diseases and epidemics that may be traceable to lack of environmental sanitary.

10. May act as liaison with local Board of Health in all areas of environmental health.

11. Prepares reports.

12. Maintains records and files.

Requirements: BS degree in Public Health or related field; with 32 credit hours of science and mathematics from an accredited college or university. Must possess a current and valid NJ Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services. One (1) year of experience as an REHS in either a local, county or state health department. Must possess the ability to analyze, develop and interpret County policies, and to work harmoniously with all Departments, associates, subordinates, and others having an interest in County government. Ability to take a leading role by providing needed advice and assistance. Must possess knowledge of modern environmental public health inspection techniques and practices; ability to interpret relevant public health laws and apply them to specific cases. Ability to read, write and speak English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position. Proficient in word processing, spreadsheet and data base computer applications, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel and Access. Ability to learn and utilize information systems related to the duties of the position. Incumbent must possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey.

Preferred: Additional Qualifications: Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor Permit, CEHA Air Quality Training, NJ Noise Pollution Certification, Odor Enforcement Certification, or Hotel/Multiple Dwelling Code Overview Certification. In depth knowledge of regulations, procedures, and responsibilities of specific public health concerns, basic knowledge of theories, methods and practices, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Federal, State and Local Officials, County Department Heads, employees, public health professionals, media personnel, and the general public.

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Added: 3/2/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist or Trainee-Burlington County Health Department

The Burlington County Health Department is seeking to hire a licensed Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS).  This position will primarily support the Consumer Health Program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: investigation of complaints and enforcement of state and local codes regarding retail food establishments, public recreational bathing facilities, body-art facilities, youth camp facilities, and other NJDoH mandated inspections responsibilities.

Possession of a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services preferred. Trainees must be eligible to sit for the REHS exam and receive their license within one year of being hired.  

A full job description can be found at

The position will be 40 hours Monday-Friday with an on-call rotation of holidays and weekends as needed. Burlington County residency required within one year of employment.

Licensed REHS position starts at $44,700.

Interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to by February 12, 2021. Please list "REHS" in the subject line of the email.

Added: 2/01/2021

Director, Campus Health Services - New Jersey Institute of Technology

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Sr. Vice President for Real Estate Development and Capital Operations, the incumbent is responsible for the overall management of Campus Health Services. The Director is responsible for managing and guiding the outsourced partnerships that provide student and occupational health services to the NJIT community. The Director will have responsibility for staff, consultants, vendors, and hospital partners in an organization sufficient to accomplish the goals and objectives related to the provision of health services at NJIT. The incumbent will have an indirect reporting relationship with the Vice President for Human Resources and Dean of Students in the effectuation of their responsibilities. 

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Added: 1/12/21

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