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Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Part-time - Rockaway Township, Morris County

Rockaway Township, located in Morris County, is seeking a part-time, experienced Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) to ensure compliance with relevant environmental and public health laws. Under direction of the Health Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field inspections, investigations and enforcement. Experience with retail food inspection, septic system plan review and installation, public recreational bathing and complaint investigation preferred. Applicant should possess excellent communication skills. Valid REHS and NJ driver’s licenses required. Starting salary commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants must apply online with cover letter and resume ( Application)

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER & A CIVIL SERVICE JURISDICTION

Any additional questions can be directed to:

mmoran@rockawaytownship.org

Added: 5/5/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) – Township of Livingston, Essex County

Township of Livingston, Essex County is seeking a qualified applicant for the position as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist. Under direction, the successful candidate will conduct field inspections, investigations and enforcement activities, as well as perform COVID-19 Generalist activities as assigned.

This division is responsible for health, and other environmental inspections, including but not limited to, COVID-19 compliance, retail food inspections, pool inspections, disease investigations, complaint investigations and enforcement.

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 is required.

Salary Range: $55,000 - $65,000

Position includes excellent benefits package.

Interested candidates must submit resume, cover letter and salary history to Michael Raimo, Assistant Health Officer 204 Hillside Ave. Livingston, N.J. 07039 or email to mraimo@livingstonnj.org

EOE/AA/ADA Employer

Added: 5/5/2021

Public Health Nursing Supervisor – Part time: temporary (pending NJ Civil Service examination)

Maximum fifteen (15) hours per week; salary range: $25.00 to $50.00 per hour, commensurate with experience. Duties include but are not limited to: managing the department’s daily public health nursing activities for the performance of core public health functions and the delivery of the "10 essential public health services" at N.J.A.C. 8:52-3.2(a)1 through 10; providing the public health nursing services at N.J.A.C. 8:52-7.2(a) through (d); conducting communicable disease investigations using the NJ Communicable Disease Registry and Surveillance System (CDRSS); conducting health assessments at clinics and screenings held at the Health Department offices and off-site at other locations within the community; assisting at Child Health Conference; conducting school immunization audits; administering vaccines; visiting homes of individuals and/or families to evaluate health needs, environmental hazards in the home, and to conduct childhood lead poisoning assessments; providing public health nursing services in homes, clinics, and schools to individuals and families in the community; monitoring and managing elevated blood lead level cases in “LeadTrax”; assisting the full-time nurse in composing the monthly nursing report for the Health Officer; participating in emergency preparedness and response activities; and related work as required. Qualifications: must hold a baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited college or university; must hold a current license to practice as a registered professional nurse by the NJ State Board of Nursing, must have a minimum of one year of experience in public health or working with a preceptor or local resource person; must have completed a course in population based public health nursing; must have a current and valid NJ Driver License; must be technologically proficient in Microsoft Office products, CDRSS, and LeadTrax; must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the job, including light lifting up to 25 pounds; and must be at least 18 years of age. Previous experience is preferred, but not required. Please email cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to Aimee Puluso, Health Officer, at apuluso@montvillenj.org by May 31, 2021.

Added: 5/3/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Full & Part Time - Monmouth County Health Department

The Monmouth County Department of Health is seeking a full-time (35 hours per week) and a Part Time (15 hours per week)licensed Registered Environmental Health Specialist. The position will require some evening and/or weekend activities. NJ Department of Health licensure as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) is required. Certification as a NJ Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor is desired, but not required. Full Time Position includes premium benefits package and opportunities for training. Interested candidates should contact Monmouth County Human Resources via www.visitmonmouth.com and complete the online application. Candidates scheduled to take the May REHS licensing exam are also encouraged to apply.

Added: 5/3/2021

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Coordinator (Grant Funded) - Monmouth County Regional Health Commission # 1

Closing Date: May 15, 2021

The Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1 will have an opening for a Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Grant Coordinator. The successful candidate will be responsible for outreach and coordination to public health partners encouraging Lead poisoning prevention strategies. This individual works closely with our grant subcontractors. Under direction of the Health Officer, successful candidate will perform consumer products testing with an XRF Lead Analyzer. Applicant must possess a Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor License issued by the NJDOH and a valid NJ Driver’s License. Welligent/Lead Trax access is required. 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. Two years’ experience in environmental/public health, N.J.A.C. 8:51/8:51A preferred. Ability to speak Spanish helpful. Salary commensurate with experience and contingent on grant funding.

Start date: May 26, 2021.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in environmental or public health.
  • NJDOH issued Registered Environmental Health Specialist license is a plus.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to understand medical terminology.
  • Ability to cope with interruptions and multiple tasks.

Qualified applicants may apply by sending their resume to:

David Henry, Health Officer

1540 W. Park Ave., Suite 1

Ocean, NJ 07712

or email to: dhenry@mcrhc.org

MCRHC reserves the right to interview applicants upon receipt of resumes.

MCRHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

Added: 4/28/2021

Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Edison, NJ

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST

The Center for Workforce Inclusion is recruiting for 2 positions within the Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program which provides support to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Edison, NJ. Successful candidates must meet the age criteria of being 55 years of age or older and eligible to work in the United States. Selected candidates will also be required to undergo a federal security background check.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position will work in the Lead-Based Paint Program in Region 2 to eliminate childhood lead poisoning. Assisting with outreach, education, compliance assistance and implementation on the lead regulations. Conduct Lead-Based Paint inspections (see Specific Lead Duties below) to document compliance with the Lead-Based Paint regulations, provide needed technical and compliance assistance, and assist with outreach to Region 2 communities impacted by Lead exposures.

  • Conduct inspections under TSCA (abatement, disclosure, RRP) under TSCA ยง 11(a) authority
  • Prepare reports and draft case review documents
  • Input and maintain written and electronic inspection data
  • Respond to written and electronic and telephone inquiries
  • Provide Compliance Assistance
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Successful candidates must meet the age criteria of being 55 years of age or older and eligible to work in the United States; able to pass a Federal Background check; BA/BS in Science, Health, Chemistry, Toxicology, Environmental Health or Environmental Studies, Biology, Engineering, Business; 4 years’ experience in any of the previous listed fields; oral and written skills; customer service oriented, public speaking and writing, works well alone and with a team, proficient in Windows Office Suite (MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint). Travel required.

HOURS & COMPENSATION: Full-Time position working 40 hours per week @ $26,457 per year, plus benefits including paid health insurance and generous vacation/ sick/holiday leave.

TO APPLY: E-mail resume to: vacancies@poweringopportunity.org. Subject Line of email:

Please type Environmental Specialist

Added:4/23/2021

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

The County of Morris, Division of Public Health is seeking a fulltime (40 hours per week) licensed Registered Environmental Health Specialist. The position may require evening and/or weekend activities. NJ Department of Health licensure as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) is required. Certification as a NJ Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor, Hazardous Materials Technician 80 hour course, and/or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) credential a plus. Position includes excellent benefits package. Interested candidates must 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: crueter@co.morris.nj.us. Please no telephone inquiries.

Added: 4/23/2021

Environmental Health Specialist (FT) - County of Morris, Division of Public Health

Environmental Health Specialist (FT) - The County of Morris, Division of Public Health is seeking a fulltime (40 hours per week) Environmental Health Specialist. The position may require evening and/or weekend activities. A bachelor’s degree in physical, chemical, biological, environmental science or environmental engineering is required. A minimum of one (1) year of environmental control work is required. The required experience may be waived for a candidate holding a graduate degree in the fields indicated above. NJ Department of Health licensure as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS, certification as a NJ Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor, and/or Hazardous Materials Technician 80 hour course a plus. Position includes excellent benefits package. Interested candidates must 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: crueter@co.morris.nj.us. Please no telephone inquiries.

Added: 4/23/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist -Bergen County Department of Health

The Bergen County Department of Health Services has openings 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.

Please submit resumes to Laura Folco, Chief REHS at lfolco@co.bergen.nj.us.

Laura Folco, Chief R.E.H.S.

Bergen County Department of Health Services

220 East Ridgewood Ave, Paramus, Suite 201

New Jersey 07652

(201)634-2726 phone

(201)634-2808 fax

Added: 4/23/2021

Cumberland County Health Department - Environmental Division – Temporary Employee

Beginning May 17th, 2021 through September 3th

Salary Range: $12/hour

Duties:

  • Under supervision of the Chief Registered Environmental Health Specialist, performs varied types of environmental investigatory and sampling work, and drives a vehicle in connection with work; does other related duties as required.
  • Drives to various sites throughout the County to conduct water sampling and assist with environmental investigation and enforcement.
  • Conducts electronic data processing related to environmental investigations.
  • May be asked to testify on behalf of the county during court proceedings.
  • Under direction performs routine, repetitive, and noncomplex field and office work and assists in instrument operation, makes the less difficult mathematical calculations, and reduces level notes;
  • Other related work as required.

Knowledge:

Ability to perform manual tasks either alone or as a member of the division.

Ability to perform assigned tasks under varying temperatures and climatic conditions.

Ability to learn to use the tools and equipment necessary to perform routine, unskilled tasks.

Ability to follow safety precautions in the operation of assigned tools and equipment.

Ability to read, write, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.

Requirements:

High school diploma or GED

Possession of a valid New Jersey Driver's License.

Enrollment in a Biology, Environmental Science, or Public Health related college curriculum

Note:

Offers of employment for this title are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness testing that includes drug screening, criminal background check, and verifications of clean driving record.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Noah Hetzell, Assistant Health Officer, Cumberland County Health Department

Nhetzell@ccdoh.org

Application deadline is April 23rd, 2021

The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer striving for diversity in the workplace.

Added: 4/19/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - County of Cumberland

(Provisional, Pending Civil Service Procedures)

Salary Range: $46,766 – $61,969

Duties: Under direction, performs sanitary inspection and environmental health work involved in the enforcement of relevant sanitary, environmental, and public health laws and rules within the concerned jurisdiction; conducts inspections, investigations, and educational outreach activities; performs other related duties as required and/or necessary.

Requirements: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey and a valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist License issued by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services.

-OR -

Environmental Health Specialist

(Provisional, Pending Civil Service Procedures)

Salary Range: $43,649 - $58,527

Duties: Under direction, conducts investigations, inspections, and gathers data for the purpose of identifying, evaluating, preventing, and eliminating environmental health hazards; May perform mosquito inspection and extermination; does related work as required.

Requirements:

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in the environmental, biological, or chemical sciences or in environmental engineering.

Note: A valid Professional Engineer's License issued by the New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineer's and Land Surveyors may be substituted for the degree in environmental engineering.

Experience: One (1) year of professional experience in environmental control work including field investigations and inspections and environmental impact analysis.

Note: Possession of an environmentally oriented Master's degree in the environmental, biological, or chemical sciences, or in engineering may be substituted for the above work experience.

License: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey

Offers of employment for this title are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness testing, to include drug screenings, and criminal background checks.

Applicants should submit letter of interest with resume to Noah Hetzell, Assistant Health Officer (nhetzell@ccdoh.org or fax 856-327-6405) by April 26th, 2021.

Added: 4/19/2021

REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST OR TRAINEE – HACKENSACK CITY, Bergen County –Full Time Position.

Under direction, successful candidate’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: conduct field inspections, investigation of complaints, lead paint investigations, plan review, and nuisance complaints. Enforcement of State and Local codes regarding retail food establishments, public recreational bathing facilities, residential septic systems, youth camp facilities, and other NJDOH mandated inspection responsibilities. Applicant should possess excellent communication skills and detailed record keeping. Qualified candidate must possess a valid REHS License issued by the NJ Department of Health. Candidates interested in applying for REHS Trainee position must be eligible to sit for the exam and receive their license within one year of being hired. Appointee will be required to possess a valid NJ Driver’s License. Salary D.O.Q. Please email resume to Cassandra Seshadri: apply@hackensack.org

Added: 4/19/2021

Division Director/Public Health Officer - Atlantic County

DEFINITION

Under the supervision of the Department Head of Human Services, develops and administers a program of public health activities including, but not limited to environmental health services, public health emergency preparedness services, public health planning, maternal and child health services, communicable and chronic disease control services, and health education services.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:

Doctorate or a master’s degree from an accredited college or university which is recognized by the NJ Office of the Secretary of Higher Education in a health-related field such as public health, environmental science, health administration, social work, nursing, health education or hold a doctor of medicine, a doctor of osteopathy, or a doctor of veterinary medicine from an accredited medical, osteopathic, or veterinary school, respectively.

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of two (2) years of full-time employment in a position which provides administrative experience in at least three of the five recognized public health activities, which include the following: (a) administration and support services; (b) environmental health; (c) communicable diseases; (d) maternal and child health; and, (e) chronic illness.

LICENSE:

Possession of a valid Health Officer license issued by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.

Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Develops policy to implement programs and provides leadership, direction, and supervision to staff implementing public health regulations and policies.

Receives and investigates problems and complaints from the public concerning public health issues and takes measures required to respond and/or make the necessary adjustments.

Coordinates or integrates the resources of health care institutions, social service agencies, public safety workers, or other organizations to improve community health.

Utilizes surveillance tools, such as screening, vital records and state information to identify health risks.

Maintains knowledge and expertise related to federal and state public health laws and regulations.

Supervises the work operations and/or functional programs and has responsibility for effectively recommending the hiring, firing, promoting, demoting and/or disciplining employees.

Aids in the preparation of applications for funding and proposes yearly budget appropriations for consideration.

Provides information of potential health hazards to the media, or local state and federal authorities.

Plans and attends periodic conferences and workshops to probe public opinion of the current service delivery system, to obtain a sense of public priorities, to increase programs and participation levels.

Reviews programs to determine that they are functioning efficiently and recommends corrective measures as required.

Prepares and assists in the preparation of correspondence and statistical, financial and other reports.

Directs and assists in establishing and maintaining appropriate records and files.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of statistical methods, procedures and devices and their application to specific situations.

Knowledge of planning and organizational procedures and the development of an organizational plan.

Knowledge of current management and administrative procedures.

Knowledge of the principles and techniques of planning, programming, budgeting systems and methods of

implementation in a large government or private agency.

Ability to analyze, interpret and apply federal and state laws relating to various social service programs.

Ability to prepare clear, sound, accurate and informative reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations.

Ability to supervise the maintenance of required budget controls and detailed records of state and federal funds to see that

expenditures do not exceed appropriations.

Ability to supervise the maintenance of essential records, reports, and files.

Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.

American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.

Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after

reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.


https://www.atlantic-county.org/documents/job-postings/Division%20Director%20Publc%20Health%20nd.pdf

Interested, qualified applicants should apply online at http://www.atlantic-county.org/

Alternatively, applications may be mailed to the

Atlantic County Division of Human Resources

1333 Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

- We are an Equal Opportunity Employer -

Added: 4/19/2020

REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST, FULL-TIME -Rockaway Township, Morris County

Rockaway Township, located in Morris County, is seeking a full-time, experienced Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) to ensure compliance with relevant environmental and public health laws. Under direction of the Health Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field inspections, investigations and enforcement. Experience with retail food inspection, septic system plan review and installation, public recreational bathing and complaint investigation preferred. Applicant should possess excellent communication skills. Valid REHS and NJ driver’s licenses required. Starting salary commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants must apply online with cover letter and resume ( Application)

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER & A CIVIL SERVICE JURISDICTION

Any additional questions can be directed to:

mmoran@rockawaytownship.org

Added:4/4/2021

Lead Poisoning Inspector - Bergen County Department of Health Services

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: 3/27/2021

NJLINCS Health Educator / PHENS - 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. As a Health Educator, the candidate will help assess individual and community health education needs; plan, implement and evaluate effective health education programs; coordinate health education services, and serve as a resource person in health education. As a Public Health Emergency Notification Systems Coordinator (PHENS), the candidate will be responsible to plan, organize, and conduct varied emergency management deliverables associated with the NJDOH LINCS Preparedness grant which includes; quarterly reports, program budgeting, and grant management. 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, which will require an advanced level of technological literacy, while being able to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism. Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in Health Education, Public Health, Community Health Education, Nursing or related Health Education field; two (2) years of professional experience assessing community health education needs and, experience in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of diversified health education programs in a local health department, state or local health agency.

Candidate MUST possess a certification as a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) issued by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Salary range $60,286 - $91,338

Mercer County residency required. Candidate would be subject to all Civil Service regulations. Send resume with cover letter by April 23, 2021 to:

Raissa Walker, Personnel Director, Mercer County Administration Building,

640 South Broad Street, PO Box 8068, Trenton, NJ 08650-0068 or via email

to kconti@mercercounty.org.

EOE/AA/ADA Employer

Added: 3/27/2021

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

Township of Randolph, Morris County is seeking an experienced, qualified applicant for the position of Senior Registered Environmental Health Specialist. This is a supervisory division head position in the Randolph Township Health Department. The position requires a minimum of 5-7 years experience. Responsibilities include supervision of the Environmental Division and participation in field inspections and enforcement activities, as assigned. This division is responsible for health, housing, property maintenance and other environmental inspections, including but not limited to, retail food inspections, septic systems and complaint investigation and enforcement and other inspections as assigned. 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 and time 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.

Salary is dependent upon qualifications. 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: 3/24/2021

Health Officer - Lawrence Township, NJ

POSTING DATE: 02/18/2021

CLOSING DATE: 04/30/2021

SALARY RANGE: Non-Union Schedule B-Grade 9

(Minimum: $101,106 / Maximum $140,742)

WORK HOURS: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday and occasional work outside of normal business hours

The Township of Lawrence is seeking a Health Officer with excellent technical, writing,communication, and interpersonal skills to direct the township’s health department program and enforce public health within the township.

Example of Duties:

Under the direction of the Municipal Manager, the selected individual will be responsible for the health department program, and his/her duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Plan, develop, coordinate, and direct the township’s health department.
  • Direct and coordinate the inspection, investigation, legal, and other measures required to carry out the provisions of local and state health laws.
  • Direct enforcement of public health regulations within the township.
  • Plan and direct the measures required to control and prevent communicable diseases.
  • Plan and direct the measures required to abate nuisances which may affect health and sanitation.
  • Supervise sanitation measures and inspections throughout the township.
  • Inspect and/or supervise the inspection of food establishments to assure compliance with the law.
  • Evaluate health problems and planning appropriate activities to address these health problems.
  • Enforce ordinances and state statutes.
  • Direct staff to carryout activities efficiently.
  • Provide leadership to and communicate regularly with the Health Advisory Board and Board of Health.
  • Coordinate Health Department functions with other municipalities and state and federal government agencies.
  • Coordinate health functions of outside organizations operating within the township.
  • Write correspondence and prepare clear, sound, accurate, and informative statistical reports, and other reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations.
  • Prepare and conduct educational programs.
  • Plan and process grant applications and programs.
  • Review site plans.
  • Respond to (on 24-hour call) all public health problems or emergencies that may affect the community.
  • Supervise the vital statistics registration work.
  • Supervise the establishment and maintenance of essential records and files.
  • Prepare budget.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Possess a valid Health Officer license and Registered Environmental Health Specialist license issued by the New Jersey Department of Health.
  • Possess a New Jersey driver’s license.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

  • Authorization to Work: US citizenship is not required. Selected candidate must be authorized to work in the US according to Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations.
  • Residency Law: Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), also known as the "New Jersey First Act," all persons newly hired must establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey.

HOW TO APPLY

All applicants are required to fully complete and sign an employment application. The employment application is available at http://www.lawrencetwp.com/manager.html .

To apply, submit a resume and completed and signed employment application to manager@lawrencewtwp.com no later than 4:30 pm on 04/30/2021. Please put “HEALTH

OFFICER POSITION” in the subject line of the email.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Added: 3/26/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Township of Union Department of Health, Union County

Township of Union Department of Health, Union County – Seeks full-time Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS).

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.

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

- 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 nrodriguez@uniontownship.com or fax (above) care of: Marconi Gapas, Health Officer

Added: 3/19/2021

CHIEF REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST, PUBLIC HEALTH - Kearny HD

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.

See application, job description here https://www.kearnynj.org/job-opportunities/

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.

Submit resume to jmorse@sussex.nj.us

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.

Submit resume to jmorse@sussex.nj.us

Added: 3/2/2021

Registered Environmental Health Specialist - Somerset County Department of Health

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

HEALTH DEPARTMENT

(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 https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/03097.htm

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 applications@co.burlington.nj.us by February 12, 2021. Please list "REHS" in the subject line of the email.

Added: 2/01/2021

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