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Public Health Graduate Nurse (PHN/GN) - Entry Level

The Bergen County Department of Health Services is has an immediate opening for an entry level Public Health Graduate Nurse (PHN/GN). Under close supervision, the successful candidate will provide professional nursing services on behalf of the public health agency in home, school, clinic, or health center settings. The successful candidate will focus on competency building and skill development in public health nursing in a structured environment. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited, to public school nursing -non-public school nursing - municipal assessments and oversight in: vision, hearing, school wellness status, facilitate agreements, scoliosis, immunizations, monitor CDRSS and follow up – communicable disease, senior citizens- health consultation /wellness, and immunizations compliance and follow-up of public schools. Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used by the agency, office, or related units. Applicants must possess an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university and have a valid registration as a professional nurse in the State of New Jersey. The applicant must hold a driver’s license valid in the State of New Jersey. One (1) year of nursing experience in a public health field or, nursing experience gained while working under the close supervision of a licensed Public Health Nurse is required. Competitive salary and benefits.

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

Noemi Dominquez, Director of Public Health Nursing

Bergen County Department of Health Services

Email: NDominquez@co.bergen.nj.us


Added: 9/15/2018

Registered Environmental Health Specialist 

County of Mercer, NJ

The County of Mercer, Department of Human Services is seeking to hire a licensed Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS). This position will primarily support the Well Program while providing backup to the Consumer Health Program.

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

Possession of a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services is required. MCHS would consider a candidate for a trainee position who has qualified for the REHS licensing exam.

Licensed REHS Salary range $46,668 - $77,677

REHS Trainee Salary range $40,654 - $63,029

Mercer County residency required. Candidate would be subject to all Civil Service regulations. 

Send resume with cover letter by September 14, 2018 to: 

Raissa Walker, Personnel Director

Mercer County Administration Building

640 South Broad Street

PO Box 8068

Trenton, NJ 08650-0068.

EOE/AA/ADA Employer

Added: 9/11/18

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Bergen County Department of Health Services

The Bergen County Department of Health Services has five (5) immediate openings for full-time Registered Environmental Health Specialists. The successful candidates 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 and pounds. 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. 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:

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:9/10/2018

REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST - RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Posting Date/Closing Date: September 6, 2018/ October 6, 2018. Salary: $42,000. 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 mcaputo@randolphnj.org

Added: 9/7/2018

PART TIME - MULTIPLE DWELLING/PROPERTY MAINTENANCE AND HOUSING CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL – RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP, MORRIS COUNTY 

Township of Randolph, Morris County is seeking an experienced, qualified applicant to assume the position in the Department of Health and Code Enforcement.  A minimum of 1-2 years code enforcement experience preferred. 

Responsibilities include Enforcement of UCC regulations and other relevant law related to property housing, property maintenance and nuisances; coordinates with environmental division and staff to execute Department enforcement programs.  Issues certificate of habitability and other approvals based on duties assigned.  Ensures that required inspections are scheduled and performed on time and that reports on inspections are completed and filed and other related duties as assigned.

The division is also responsible for the enforcement of code violations and the successful candidate must have experience processing such matters in the municipal court system.

Successful candidate shall be citizen service oriented, possess strong leadership skills, organizational abilities and technical knowledge of best practices, equipment and use of the same.  The position also requires excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrated problem solving abilities and experience in personnel management.

Possession of an active NJ DCA Multiple Dwelling Inspectors License, or willingness to obtain within one year of employment, and a valid New Jersey driver’s license required. 

Send resume, cover letter and salary history to Mark Caputo, Health Officer 502 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, N.J. 07869 or email to mcaputo@randolphnj.org           

Added: 9/7/2018

Part-time Registered Environmental Health Specialist - 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. 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, 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 ksumner@middlebrookhealth.org or by fax to (732) 968-5331.

Added: 8/20/2018

Public Health Nurse (Temporary Full-Time)- Montclair, NJ

Description: The Public Health Nurse performs professional public health nursing duties in Montclair and contracting towns; performs work related to Montclair Lead Poisoning Prevention Program work as required. Arranges for provision of lead poisoning screening to young children in accordance with New Jersey regulations; Provides case management for children identified with elevated blood lead levels within prescribed time frames consistent with NJAC 8:51; Documentation of service provision in the Childhood Lead Information Database (LeadTrax). Prepares reports on activities, keeps records of cases and takes part in program planning; conducts outreach and education to promote lead poisoning prevention; assists families with referrals to agencies and/or physicians for medical follow up; initiates and maintains correspondence with physicians and referral sources as needed to ensure medical follow up and care is being properly administered; assists in management of grant reporting, evaluation and coordination of activities; attends professional conferences and lectures as related to lead poisoning prevention and reports to staff new and current trends; participates in trainings and assists department in becoming Medicaid Provider to seek reimbursement for case management and environmental intervention services. Responds to health questions by individuals and/or families during home visits, in clinics or schools, or while giving health demonstrations and lectures to community groups to educate the public on preventive health measures. Visits homes of individuals and/or families in the community in regard to lead poisoning prevention and gathers initial background information used to assess their health needs and problems to develop a health care plan. Interviews patients and/or families with children identified with elevated blood levels to evaluate health needs and coordinates with Registered Environmental Health Specialists to identify environmental hazards in the homes. Implements actions to prevent lead poisoning by instructing high-risk individuals or groups in the proper control measures. Conducts investigations when children are identified with elevated blood levels; visits homes of identified cases and interviews family to compile information on potential risk factors and exposure to potential environmental sources of lead. Maintains medical records and files. Performs related duties as required. Work is performed under general direction from the Director of Nursing who assigns duties and reviews performance for completeness, conformance to instructions and regulations.

Requirements: Bachelor of Science degree with at least one (1) year of public health nursing background preferred. Applicants must possess a current and valid registration as a Professional Nurse (RN) in the State of New Jersey. Candidate must have a valid New Jersey Driver’s License or equivalent mobility.

Salary: $32.43 per hour, temporary, full-time (35 hours per week)

Apply: Please apply online through the Employment/Human Resources section of the Township of Montclair website at: www.montclairnjusa.org

Closing Date: Friday, September 7, 2018

Added:8/18/2018

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Burlington County

The Burlington County Health Department is seeking to hire a licensed Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS). This position will primarily support the Well and Septic program while providing backup to the Consumer Health Program.

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.

Possession of a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services required.

Submit resumes to: Robin Sutton, RSutton@co.burlington.nj.us

Added: 8/15/2018

Full-time Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Monmouth County

Permanent Full-Time REHS (35 hours per week) Salary: $45,000.00 - $60,000 

The Freehold Area Health Department is seeking a full-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. 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, youth camp facilities, school immunization audits and pet shops/kennels. Successful candidates should have strong communication and writing skills and must be proficient at both written and electronic field reporting methods. Freehold offers a competitive benefits package and requires a civil service application. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter of interest, resume and three references via mail or email to: 

Margaret Jahn, Health Officer 

Freehold Area Health Department 

1 Municipal Plaza Freehold, NJ 07728 

mjahn@twp.freehold.nj.us

Added: 8/15/2018

Registered Environmental Health Specialist- Somerset County, NJ

Under the supervision of a Senior REHS or the Health Officer, performs inspection work involving the enforcement of state and local public health laws and regulations. This includes, but is not limited to: the Retail Food Code, Recreational Bathing Code, Housing, and Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposal Code. The incumbent interprets objectives, standards, and policies of the Somerset County Department of Health. Applicant must possess excellent writing and communication skills and be proficient and/or able to learn electronic as well as written reporting methods. Possession of a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the NJDOH is required. Somerset County is an EOE employer. Salary $39,200 to $52,400.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to send their resume to:

Somerset County Human Resources

HumanResources@co.somerset.nj.us

See the Somerset County Website for more information

https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/finance-and-administrative-services/human-resources

Added: 8/7/2018

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Trenton, NJ

The City of Trenton is seeking 3 full time Registered Environmental Health Specialists (REHS) full time (35 hours per week). Successful candidates will be responsible for conducting field inspections and/or investigations enforcing the New Jersey State Sanitary Code. Inspections will include but not limited to: retail food establishment inspections, lead paint investigations, public recreational bathing, body art inspections, and public health nuisances. Competent writing and public speaking skills are essential. New Jersey Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor license highly preferred. Candidates must possess a valid N.J. REHS and a N.J. driver license

For immediate consideration, email resume with cover letter to: 

Martin D. Moore, Principal REHS to mmoore@trentonnj.org 

319 East State Street Trenton, New Jersey 08608. 

(609) 989 -3291

Salary- $42,435-$66,472

Added:7/27/2018

Director of the  Department of Health & Health Officer - West Milford, NJ

THE TOWNSHIP OF WEST MILFORD is seeking a candidate for Full Time position as Director of the Health Department & Health Officer. Applicant must have a valid Health Officer License and R.E.H.S. License issued by the State of NJ Dept. of Health as well as a valid NJ driver’s license. For full job description and requirements, please visit the Township’s website at:http://www.westmilford.org/cit-e-access/Employment/?TID=11&TPID=11519 

Added: 7/20/2018

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Paterson, NJ (3 Positions Available)

The City of Paterson is seeking 3 full-time Registered Environmental Health Specialists (REHS) (35 hours/week). 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; and kennels, pet shops, shelters and pounds and the ability to provide assistance to Principal REHS in daily office functions.

Salary/benefits package is competitive with other Health Departments and commensurate with experience.

Candidates must possess a valid N.J. R.E.H.S. and N.J. Driver’s license. Applicant must have excellent written and communication skills. Must be dependable, flexible self-motivated and a team player. Interested candidates shall send a cover letter and resume to:

Paul Persaud, Health Officer

176 Broadway,

Paterson, NJ 07505

Fax 973-321-1246

Email : ppersaud@patersonnj.gov

Added: 7/17/2018

Senior Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)– Township of Randolph, Morris County

Township of Randolph, Morris County is seeking an experienced, qualified applicant to assume the position of Health Department Senior REHS. A minimum of 3-5 years prior experience preferred. Responsibilities include supervision of Environmental Division. This division is responsible for health, housing, property maintenance and other environmental inspections, such as septic system and private well plan review and inspections. The division is also responsible for the enforcement of code violations and the successful candidate must have experience processing such matters in the municipal court system.

Successful candidate shall be citizen service oriented, possess strong leadership skills, organizational abilities and technical knowledge of best practices, equipment and use of the same. The position also requires excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrated problem solving abilities and experience in personnel management.

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 multiple dwelling inspectors and lead inspector risk assessor’s licenses or willingness to obtain same within 2 years also required.

Send resume, cover letter and salary history to Mark Caputo, Health Officer 502 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, N.J. 07869 or email to mcaputo@randolphnj.org

Added: 7/11/2018

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Kenilworth, NJ

Borough of Kenilworth Department of Health, Union County – Seeks full-time Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)/ Deputy Registrar of Vital Statistics.

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.

Also, attends to licensure/certification and records duty related to vital statistics.

Licenses

- Must possess a valid NJ driver’s license

- Registered Environmental Health Specialist license issued by NJDOHSS

- Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor license issued by NJDOHSS (Preferred)

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

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 Borough offers a competitive benefit package.

Starting salary: $40,000.00

Location: Borough of Kenilworth Health Department

575 Boulevard

Kenilworth, NJ 07033

To apply, please send resume with cover letter by email to healthoffice@kenilworth.org, mgapas@uniontownship.com, or fax (908) 276-4813 care of: Marconi Gapas, Health Officer

Added: 7/5/2018

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