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Under direction, teaches, counsels, and provides public health nursing services in homes, clinics, and schools to individuals and families in the community. Uses knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences to promote and protect the health of populations through core public health functions. Responds to health questions during visits or while giving health demonstrations and lectures to the community. Educates the public on preventative health measures. Maintains medical records and files. Applicant will be responsible for duties as a P/T school nurse, including maintaining immunization records, vision, hearing, and scoliosis screenings, and first aid as needed. Candidate is also required to work in a clinic 3-4x/month, which includes patient intakes for physical exams, lead tests, mantoux tests, hearing and vision screenings, educating parents on development, and administering vaccines. Applicant must possess a valid registration as a Professional Nurse in the State of New Jersey, and must possess a bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Public Health. Applicant must have one (1) year of experience in a public health field or nursing experience under close supervision of a licensed Public Health Nurse. Appointees are required to possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license. Salary D.O.Q. Please email resume to Cassandra Seshadri:

Susan McVeigh

Health Officer

Hackensack Health Department

215 State St.

Hackensack, NJ 07601


Added: 8/13/2020

Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) Full-time-Township of Union Department of Health, Union County 

Nature of Work – Under direction, performs sanitary inspection work involved in enforcement of relevant public health laws. Conduct inspections/investigations, research, and surveys to enforce sanitary codes and public health laws. Documents case finding and collects evidence in preparation of corrective action. Routinely inspects retail food establishments, public recreational bathing places, childcare facilities/camps, etc.


- Must possess a valid NJ driver’s license

- Registered Environmental Health Specialist license issued by NJDOHSS

- Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor license issued by NJDOHSS

- Certification to measure “sound levels,” issued by Rutgers University

Experience as a REHS preferred, involving the above noted work and preparation of relative reports (e.g. public health nuisances, housing complaints, retail food, public recreational bathing, communicable disease & lead investigations, etc.). Candidate must be able to communicate effectively to their professional peers and the public, as well as educate in areas where required.

The Township offers a competitive benefit package.

Starting salary: $43,000.00

Location: Township of Union Department of Health 1976 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083

Phone (908) 851-8507 Fax (908) 851-4673

To apply, please send resume with cover letter by email to or fax (above) care of: Marconi Gapas, Health Officer

Added: 8/05/2020

Health Officer - Newark, NJ

Newark, the largest municipality in New Jersey with a population of approximately 282,000 residents, is seeking a Health Officer. The Health Officer is the chief operating officer for public health and the manager of the Divisions of Environmental Health Surveillance and Prevention, the public health division within the Department of Health and Community Wellness.

Responsibilities include: Direct enforcement of public health laws that protect health and ensure safety; Direct the emergency preparedness and response for the Division; Oversee the operations and budgets of all services within the Divisions of Surveillance and Prevention & Environmental Health: communicable disease, emergency preparedness, MMRS, health education, childhood and adult immunization program, epidemiology, environmental inspections, Childhood Lead Program, Vital Statistics, WIC; Plan, develop, coordinate and direct the work of the health division; Manage a staff of approximately 50 employees and budgets of $4 million (operating and grants) in the Division; Recommend local public health policy. See link for a complete description.

Sandra Williams, Administrative Analyst

Department of Health & Community Wellness

Director Office/Personnel Services Suite 208

110 William Street

Newark, NJ, 07102

973.733.5488 (O)

973.733.3648 (F)

Added: 7/24/2020

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Full time

Under the direction of the Director of Human Services, responsibilities include, but are not limited to, investigation of complaints and enforcement of state and local codes regarding public health nuisances, environmental lead risk assessments, retail food establishments, communicable diseases, onsite sewage disposal systems, potable water systems, public recreational bathing facilities, body-art facilities, tanning facilities, youth camp facilities, and pet shops/kennels. See link for a complete job desription.

Added: 7/24/2020

Quality Assurance Supervisor - Remarkable Foods

About us

Remarkable Foods is a fast-growing food tech start-up currently in stealth mode, looking to disrupt the food industry. Food brings us together and we hope it will do the same for you.

Note: “Remarkable Foods” is our stealth company name, not our go-to market brand.

What you’ll do

We’re looking for a Quality Assurance Supervisor to join our Food Safety team and support the procedure development and implementation as well as lead our Quality Assurance Coordinators. This person will also oversee the work of our Sanitation team within different divisions in our Operations organization. As a Quality Assurance Supervisor, you will support the Supplier Management Program in addition to assisting with the conducting of initial physical audits of supplier facilities.


  • Implement Food Safety systems and programs and ensure they are being withheld by all members of the team from receiving of shipments to handling, storage and processing across different locations
  • Ensure all established CCP’s are adhered to in order to ensure food safety
  • Course correct behaviors that do not adhere to food safety regulations and introduce corrective action measures in partnership with operations leaders
  • Responsible for enforcing conformance to the food safety and quality system (HACCP, GMP, Sanitation (SSOP))
  • Run daily checks of cold storage units and ensure that monitoring equipment is calibrated to ensure functionality while reporting any deviations to the QA Manager and documenting all necessary activities

About you

You have experience working in Quality Assurance and/or in a GMP environment familiar with HACCP and FDA regulations. You are comfortable implementing SOP’s and collaborating with others to ensure accountability through strong leadership and communication, both written and verbal.

  • Knowledgeable with Food Safety compliance
  • Strong organizational, analytical, troubleshooting and communication skills as well as technical (computer programs like Microsoft Word and Excel)
  • Efficient with working with a diverse group of individuals across all organizational levels
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize efficiently in order to meet necessary deadlines
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Our Commitment to You

At Remarkable Foods, we believe that in order to build the best team, we must hire with an objective lens. We are committed to fair hiring practices where we hire for potential and promote for diversity, equity and inclusion. As such, we do not discriminate or make decisions based on your race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other protected class. If you have a disability, please let your recruiter know how we can make your interview process more accessible to your needs.  

Contact: Maria Moya -

Added: 7/14/2020

Health Officer (Full Time) - Bloomfield,NJ

Department: Health – Human Services

Description of duties include:

  • Works in conjunction with Director of Health & Welfare and the Health Officer in recommending local health policies and programs.
  • Oversees and coordinates CHA and CHIP with Department Supervisors to assure Public Health Programs are fully implemented.
  • Participates in re-accreditation activities and responsibilities.
  • Plans and directs the measures required to control and prevent communicable diseases in cooperation with Nursing Supervisor.
  • In cooperation with the Chief Inspector collaborates to assure inspections, investigations and other measures required by local and state health laws are met.
  • Plans and reviews ordinances required to abate nuisances which may affect health and sanitation conditions within the communities served.
  • Collaborates to develop an adequate program of child health services is provided.
  • Provide oversight in regards to communicable diseases and actions required to protect the public.
  • Provide oversight and guidance for investigations of contacts and contagious diseases.
  • Oversight of issuance of licenses and permits pertaining to timely reporting of financial receipts and guidance for overview of staff to assure efficient processing of said licenses and permits.
  • Oversight of ordinances, rules, regulations, and statutes pertaining to quality public health practice and execution of these responsibilities thereof.
  • Prepares correspondence and reports.
  • Supervises the establishment and maintenance of records and files.
  • Shall have the ability to learn and utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units
  • Oversight and manage of professional and administrative staff to assure each community within our interlocal service agreements are fulfilled.
  • Fulfill obligations and responsibilities of NJSA 26 and 24 to properly discharge duties required by these statutes.


License: Possession of a valid and current NJ Health Officer License.

How to Apply: Send cover letter detailing experience and qualifications to:


Or Mail to: Bloomfield Twp. Department of Health and Human Services

1 Municipal Plaza Room 111

Bloomfield Twp. NJ 07003

Alternatively, you may wish to respond to Karen Lore, Director of Health & Welfare either by e-mail or telephone at (973) 680-4017.

Closing Date: Open

Added: 7/14/2020

Registered Environmental Health Specialist or Trainee - Burlington County Health Department

The Burlington County Health Department has immediate opening for a Registered Environmental Health Specialist. Individuals must already reside in or relocate to Burlington County within one year of employment.

Registered Environmental Health Specialist or Trainee

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 (Licensed REHS and (Trainee)

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 $43,411 and REHS trainee starts at $38,589.

Interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to by July 31, 2020. Please list "REHS" in the subject line of the email.

Added: 7/14/2020

 Registered Environmental Health Specialist (Part-Time)- Middle-Brook Regional Health Commission

The Middle-Brook Regional Health Commission is seeking a part-time Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS). Qualified candidates include those individuals who have a valid NJ driver’s license and a valid NJ REHS license. Lead inspector/risk assessor and community noise enforcement certifications preferred. Under the direction of the Health Officer, responsibilities include, but are not limited to: investigation of complaints and 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, tanning facilities, youth camp facilities, and pet shops/kennels. Successful candidates must have strong communication and writing skills and be proficient at both written and electronic reporting methods. Experience as an REHS and Spanish speaking is preferred. To apply, please send resume with cover letter to:

Kevin G. Sumner, Health Officer/Director by email to: or by fax to (732) 968-5331.

Added: 7/8/2020

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Manalapan Township


Under the general direction of the Health Officer, the selected person will perform professional work in promoting and protecting public health through inspections, education, consultation and enforcement of federal, state, and local health laws and regulations. Travel on a daily basis or as needed throughout the Township of Manalapan.


Applicants must possess a valid New Jersey Registered Environmental Health Specialist license and valid New Jersey Driver’s License. Lead-Inspector/Risk Assessor license, Community Noise Enforcement certification, and Trained Pool Operator certification preferred.

HOURS: 35 hours per week


• Retail food establishment inspections, issuance of sanitary ratings, procedure review.

• Review site plans for new food establishments as per Chapter 24 regulations.

• Soil log witnessing for onsite sewage disposal system construction.

• Design review and inspection of onsite sewage disposal systems as per N.J.A.C. 7:9A.

• Inspection of public recreational bathing facilities, tanning salons, kennels/pet shops, camps and daycare centers.

• Investigation of rodent and pest control problems, suggestion of abatement procedures.

• Issue summons, court appearances and testimony as required.

• Investigation of environmental health complaints, enforcement action as necessary including violation notices and enforcement of public health codes and regulations.

• Conduct childhood lead-poisoning investigations and follow up.

• Witnessing installation of wells for potable and non-potable sources.

• Provide education/info on Environmental and housing problems, i.e., water, radon, mold issues.

• Conducts epidemiological investigations and surveillance of communicable disease control.

• Assistance in local health clinics and prevention programs such as rabies and flu clinics.

• Responding to emergency health situations in case of fire, flood, hazardous spills and other emergencies.

• On-call roster, occasional weekends/evenings.

• Assist with data compilation for Monthly/Annual Health Officer’s Report.

• CCO reviews for residential and commercial properties served by septic and well.

• Review of Zoning applications for septic and well setback regulations.

Qualified candidates please email your resume to Jeannette Toro,

Added: 6/25/2020

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Randolph, NJ

Salary: $44,000. Increase to $46,500 after successful completion of year one probation period, then, after successful completion of year two probation, increase to $50,000

Job Type: Full time

Location: Randolph Township Health Department, Randolph, NJ Randolph Township is a local health provider municipality seeking a self-motivated individual to perform sanitary inspections and environmental health work including but not limited to, the enforcement of relevant sanitary, environmental, housing, property maintenance and public health laws and rules with the township and it’s recipient communities; conducts inspections, investigations and; performs other duties as required. 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 required. State housing inspectors and lead inspector risk assessors licenses are conditions of employment and must be obtained within one year of appointment. Minimum 1 year local health agency experience. Previous experience in other disciplines may be considered.

Forward salary requirements to: Mark Caputo, Health Officer, Randolph Township, 502 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, NJ 07869 or

Added: 6/1/2020

Health Officer – Northern NJ Health Commission

Northern NJ Health Commission seeks a highly qualified and motivated leader who possesses strong managerial and interpersonal skills for the position of Health Officer for a regional health commission.

Responsibilities to include:

- Administrative duties necessary for the operation of a regional health commission.

- Implementation of activities to provide required services as set forth in the “Public Health Practice Standards of Performance for Local Boards of Health in New Jersey” and local ordinances.

- Maintenance of accurate records and files; development of budgets, reports, contracts.

- Communication with officials, local boards of health and residents within the towns served.

- Management and supervision of staff.

- Communication and regular meetings with Board of Commissioners.


- Possession of a valid Health Officer License issued by the New Jersey Department of Health.

- Valid New Jersey driver’s license

- Health Officer or Assistant Health Officer experience

- References

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates to reply with resume to:

Laurie DiCorcia, Vice President, Commission

Added: 5/14/20

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Part-time

Hopewell Township Health Department is seeking a part-time REHS.

Duties to include inspection of septic system repairs/installations; retail food inspections, and environmental complaints.

Please forward resume and cover letter to:

Susan Newman

Human Resources Director

Added: 5/11/20

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