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Cuyahoga County Board of Health

Student Environmental Worker- Vector Control Program

Responsibilities:
Will include but NOT limited to:
1. Apply mosquito larvicides with various types of equipment to control mosquito populations as necessary at various field sites and in response to residential complaints (using CCBH vehicle).
2. Prepare and maintain equipment and vehicles for daily operation.
3. Maintain accurate records of mosquito larvicide application and daily work activities.
4. Collect, sort and maintain accurate records on mosquito collections for data input.
5. Communicate effectively with the community to educate citizens on program goals, disease control and appropriate mosquito control activities.
6. Represents the Board of Health in a professional manner when dealing with community officials and the general public.
7. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
Active, full-time enrollment at an accredited college/university with at least a 2.5 G.P.A.
Major in Biological sciences or other related discipline.
Valid State of Ohio driver’s license and automobile insurance at the time of appointment.
Basic computer skills and knowledge of fundamental software (i.e. Microsoft Office), email, and use of other basic office equipment.
Good customer service, verbal and written communication skills.
Good interpersonal relationship skills including cultural sensitivity and competence.
Regular attendance and punctuality.
Interest in public health.
Ability to serve as a member of a team.

Position pay is $11.00 per hour.  For more information, contact pclark@ccbh.net.

Position open until filled.

Posted 1-18-17

 

Cuyahoga County Board of Health

Student Environmental Worker- Water Quality Program

Responsibilities:
Will include but NOT limited to:
1. Collect and prepare stormwater quality samples from a variety of environments throughout the watersheds of the health district.
2. Collect and prepare water quality samples from bathing beaches.
3. Utilize proper techniques to collect water quality samples and maintain their viability during delivery to laboratory or other analysis site.
4. Maintain accurate records of water quality sampling and daily work activities.
5. Responsible for bathing beach monitoring and sampling at various locations in the county.
6. Communicate effectively with the community regarding water quality sample collection, analysis and interpretation of results.
7. Represents the Board of Health in a professional manner when dealing with community officials and the general public.
8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

Active, full-time enrollment at an accredited college/university with at least a 2.5 G.P.A.
Major in Biological sciences or other related discipline.
Valid State of Ohio driver’s license and automobile insurance at the time of appointment.
Automobile access required.
Basic computer skills and knowledge of fundamental software (i.e. Microsoft Office), email, and use of other basic office equipment.
Good customer service, verbal and written communication skills.
Good interpersonal relationship skills including cultural sensitivity and competence.
Regular attendance and punctuality.
Interest in public health.
Ability to serve as a member of a team.

Position pay is $11.00 per hour.  For more information, contact pclark@ccbh.net.

Position open until filled.

Posted 1-18-17

 

Akron Public Schools

Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

This position is a complex hybrid of several technical roles that involve a great deal of computer and regulatory background and a high level of organizational skill. This position interacts not only with all levels of the APS union members and Administrators, but also interacts with several government agencies and dozens of contractors and vendors. This position assists the district in maintaining regulatory compliance in many areas.

Position Duties:
• Investigates complaints related to building environmental health and safety (EH&S) hazards in and around district facilities, including, but not limited to: hazardous wastes, indoor air quality, lead-based paint, asbestos, underground storage tanks, OSHA, emergency response, pest issues, recycling and related facility issues;
• Responds to inquiries from APS employees, bargaining group representatives, facility managers, regulatory agencies, and the public at large;
• Coordinates asbestos, mold, and other work order tasks with consultants and independent contractors. Responsible for all related reporting and tracking;
• Assists with oversight of OFCC construction program elements related to environmental issues including asbestos abatement and site remediation, attends construction and pre-bid meetings, reviews invoicing and tracks project costs;
• Assists Program Manager with facility maintenance programs including Archibus work, O&M project files work, inventory work including spreadsheets, attends construction and pre-bid meetings, reviews invoicing and tracks project costs;
• Acts as the district’s AHERA Designated Person. Maintains the AHERA Management Plan. Coordinates asbestos abatement activities in connection with building renovation projects undertaken by the school’s Facility Services Office. Provides regular asbestos awareness training classes to new hires;
• Provides guidance and maintains the District Crisis Plans;
• Responsible for hydraulic lift inspection program, environmental recycling program that includes lamps, ballasts, batteries, etc., Automated External Defibrillator (AED) program, and all related paperwork;
• Ensures compliance with federal, state and local EH&S regulations. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of all applicable rules and regulations;
• Responsible for fire extinguisher recertification program, record keeping and correspondence regarding all fire drills, tornado drills and safety drills between the State Fire Marshall, Akron Fire Department, Akron Police Department, and the Akron Public Schools;
• Assists with developing and implementing EH&S rules, policies and procedures; provides EH&S training to all APS employees including hazard communication and other OSHA required programs;
• Assists the Office of Human Resources in accident investigations;
• Prepares bid specifications, RFP’s and requests for quotations for consulting and contracted services. Performs contract administration duties related to the above activities. Evaluates the performance of contractors, consultants and materials suppliers;
• Assist in training personnel in the Archibus Work Order System;
• Assist in planning, preparing, and coordinating maintenance schedules and preventive maintenance operations through the Archibus system;
• Liaison with the Akron Fire Department working with fire and tornado planning, inspection schedules, and correction of citation issues to maintain regulatory compliance;
• Responsible for maintaining drawings for Crisis Plans including: Evacuation/Shelter plans, Safety Utility Location plans, Elevator Disconnect Locations and any other plans as required by the Ohio State Attorney General or other regulatory agency to maintain compliance;
• Creates and maintains budget spreadsheets related to EH&S functions;
• Initiates purchase orders and change orders;
• Reports to, and assumes any other responsibility that may be assigned by the Director, Facility Services.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; frequently required to walk, sit and stand; stoop, kneel or crouch; use hands to type, handle and carry objects; may be required to lift, move or carry equipment and supplies. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to use a computer. Must have mobility to travel to school sites and other sites as required.

Works in an office environment, usually quiet. May have frequent interruptions. Works at school buildings and other sites in all kinds of weather conditions and in hazardous situations.

May require donning and using respiratory protection and other personal protective equipment. May be required to enter into hazardous atmospheres and environments (including, but not limited to, hot work areas, confined spaces, asbestos and lead regulated work areas). May be required to use ladders and work at significant heights or work in building tunnels.

General Expectations:
Responsible to work cooperatively and effectively with members of the public, other employees, related public agency staff, community businesses and service providers; responsible for accurate and timely record-keeping and reports as required; may be responsible to drive a motor vehicle with a valid Ohio operator’s license as required by the position; and may be required to travel, both within the school district and outside of the school district. Responsible to attend meetings, in-services and training programs as related to the position held.

Position Requirements:
Required:
• Bachelor’s degree required; Environmental or Science preferred;
• 3-10 years of successful related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience;
• Possess a valid Ohio driver’s license;
• On-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week;
• Computer skills including, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access, Power Point;
• Ability to read blueprints;
• In-depth knowledge of construction specifications;
• Ability to use and maintain a variety of environmental diagnostic equipment;
• Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills;
• Excellent organization, prioritization and self-motivation skills. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
• Ability to produce and use multimedia presentations;
• Ability to maintain positive working relationships with all employees, bargaining groups, other agencies and groups;
• Ability to solve problems;
• Excellent creativity, flexibility, and initiative skills;
• Ability to identify problems, organize facts, and design a plan for resolution.

Desired:
• OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER;
• Ohio Certified Asbestos Hazard Evaluation Specialist;
• Ohio Certified Asbestos Hazard Abatement Specialist;
• Ohio Certified Asbestos Hazard Abatement Project Designer;
• Ohio Lead Risk Assessor certification.

Position pay range is $45,000 to $62,700. For more information, contact Human Resources at 330-761-2946

Position offering closes 1-21-17

Posted 1-18-17

 

Fulton County Health Department

Sanitarian

Fulton County Health Department is seeking a registered sanitarian or sanitarian-in-training (or S.I.T. eligible) to work as a generalist.  This is a part-time position with the possibility of becoming a full-time position.  Bachelor’s Degree with science background is required.  Some benefits provided.  Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Forward cover letter and resume by February 3, 2017 to:  Fulton County Health Department, Patricia Wiemken, Environmental Director, 606 South Shoop Avenue, Wauseon, OH 43567. E.O.E.

Position offering closes 2-3-17

Posted 1-18-17

 

Delaware General Health District

Health Educator 1

Delaware General Health District seeks a Health Educator 1 to conduct disease prevention services within a community setting. Position responsible for communicable disease surveillance and investigation, HIV testing and disease prevention education activities. May apply via career site through January 27. http://www.delawarehealth.org/careers.cfm

Position requirements include Bachelor’s degree in public health, education or related field required. 

Pay scale begins at $17.00/hour and may be slightly adjusted for experience.

Position offering closes 1-27-17

Posted 1-18-17

 

Delaware General Health District

Public Health Nurse

Delaware General Health District seeks up to 3 F/T Public Health Nurses, PHN 2 and PHN 3, to conduct nursing services within a community setting. Two of the positions will be responsible for communicable disease surveillance and investigation, HIV testing and other disease prevention activities. One position will provide adult/child immunizations, health screenings, home visits and case management. Two of the positions will also coordinate program activities. May apply via career site through January 27. http://www.delawarehealth.org/careers.cfm

Position requirements include current RN license and Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or other health related field (public health, nutrition, pharmacy, etc.) required. One to three years relevant experience required, depending on position.

Pay commensurate with job classification and experience. 

Position offering closes 1-27-17.

Posted 1-18-17

 

Hamilton County Public Health

Health Inspector/Sanitarian

Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for a Health Inspector vacancy in the Environmental Health Division. The successful candidate will conduct community health inspections to ensure compliance. Some evening and weekend hours required.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

• Conducting onsite inspections of operations, facilities and/or systems to ensure they meet required public health standards and local regulations.
• Investigating complaints or reports of public health nuisances and disease.
• Working with other officials and agencies in the promotion of improved environmental health.
• Ensuring Smoke Free Ohio compliance and maintenance of relative documentation.

Requirements include: State of Ohio Registered Sanitarian or Sanitarian in Training registration or ability to obtain; Bachelor’s Degree in Science; Valid Driver’s License and private vehicle for job use.

For more information, contact Stephanie Taylor at stephanie.taylor@hamilton-co.org

Position offering closes 2-1-17

Posted 1-10-17

 

Legacy Health Services

Consultant Food Service Sanitarian

Schedules ock surveys and sanitation education in nursing home food service operations.

Must have at least two years of relevant experience and certification as a Registered Sanitarian in the state of Ohio.

For more information, contact Bruce Daskal at bdaskal@lhshealth.com or 440-552-6801.

Position open until filled.

Posted 1-4-17

 

Toledo-Lucas County Health Department

Director of Environmental Health & Community Services

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university in a pertinent field of study
• Minimum 2 years of experience in a management position
• Possession of a current Registered Sanitarian license issued by the state of Ohio
• Experience working with infectious diseases, outbreaks, manmade and natural disasters
• Basic knowledge of all Public Health Services and Programs
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to budget wisely and utilize available funds effectively and efficiently
• Has considerable knowledge of public health issues including disaster preparedness and infectious disease
• Understands the processes and procedures regarding disaster response• Ability to take the lead role in managing various crisis events and departmental issues
• Ability to convey and teach complicated information to both public health employees and non-public health employees
• Has knowledge of accreditation, quality improvement and business management
• Must be well versed in customer service
• Must possess or obtain in a reasonable period of time all required certifications
• Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Preferred Qualifications:
•Master degree in a related field
• Five (5) years of experience in a management position
Position Duties:
Responsibilities:
1. Oversees and directs the work of TLCHD epidemiologists and the epidemiology program
2. Formulates, implements, and revises policies, procedures, rules and regulations for all division programs as needed
3. Attends and facilitates meetings as required and maintains communication with all relevant stakeholders
4.Takes a leadership role in community projects and partnerships including, but not limited to, Restaurant Owners, Home Builders Associations and others as required
5.Maintains liaison with Ohio Department of Health and fosters partnerships with all other Health Department divisions
6. Evaluates programs and revises/develops new programs, methods, or techniques to meet the changing needs of the community in conjunction with the chain of command
7.Works with Human Resources on personnel matters within the division
8.Trains or arranges training for staff as needed; supervises, assigns and revises the work of subordinate personnel
9.Prepares and oversees the preparation of a variety of reports, correspondence, and other related materials
10.Provides responses to infectious disease concerns, outbreaks, manmade and natural disasters
11. Assures readiness for local and regional response and assures a Disaster Response team is in place for environmental and communicable disease events
12.Develops and maintains readiness procedures and processes of all departmental staff on community response and preparedness issues
13. Seeks out new funding sources for the agency and the division
14. Prepares and oversees the preparation of a variety of reports, correspondence and other related materials
15. Leads accreditation effort related to this division and is active in agency wide accreditation
16. Assures strategic plan/goals are being sought and achieved for the division
17. Benchmarks metrics and ensures quality improvement efforts are implemented to address inefficiencies
18. Oversees and participates in PHEP exercises as appropriate and ensures a disaster response plan and surge personnel are in place to respond to public health emergencies
Other Duties & Responsibilities: Serves as a representative for the Health Department on various committees, liaison to elected / appointed officials regarding Environmental issues, and other duties as assigned.

For more information, contact Khayla Finnegin at finnegik@co.lucas.oh.us.

Position open until filled

Posted 12-23-16

 

Toledo-Lucas County Health Department

Director of Nursing & Health Services

Basic Qualifications:
Masters of Science in Nursing or related field from an accredited college

• Minimum 2 years of experience in a management position
• Excellent written, verbal, and teamwork skills
• Considerable knowledge and understanding of health insurance regulations and benefits
• Knowledge of, and consideration for, the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals & Quad Council Competencies for Public Health Nurses
• Valid driver's license and reliable transportation

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctorate

• Five (5) years of experience in a management position

Position Duties:
1. Plans, develops, directs, and evaluates TLCHD's public health nursing programs; initiates action to remedy public health service deficiencies; works with FQHC CEO and Clinical Manager to review public health nursing operations and collaborate in the development of new or revised policies and procedures for program administration.
2. Directs and coordinates non-nursing programs and services for TLCHD's Health Services Division in accordance with the mission, goals, objectives, and resources of TLCHD, and in support of the 10 Essential Public Health Services.
3. Maintains written, verbal, and electronic communication between governing boards, TLCHD Directors, Health Services Supervisors, and all employees of the Health Services Division. Demonstrates effective communication skills to problem-solve, develop and implement policy, and to implement new or revised regulations and Ohio Revised Code mandates.
4. Establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with City, County and other elected/appointed officials, as well as the general public to promote TLCHD, public health initiatives, and to address health inequities.
5. Supervises and evaluates the work of professional staff and provides direction to subordinate staff as necessary; provides or coordinates staff training; provides oversight and assistance as needed; implements disciplinary measures as appropriate.
6. Attends and participates in activities, meetings, coalitions, medical advisory committees, boards of official and voluntary agencies, and collaborative ventures and partnerships to promote, influence, and ensure community awareness of public health practices that promote positive health outcomes.
7. Participates in the recruitment and selection of all Public Health Nurses and assists with the recruitment and selection of other Health Services staff; ensures all new Health Services employees receive orientation, in-service, and development training.
8. Reviews financial status to support Health Services Division operations within budgetary constraints; ensures employees adhere to grant objectives and guidelines; reviews and approves purchase orders.
9.Supports and promotes workforce development programs, initiatives, and opportunities; participates in the development of nursing enhancements and improvements including nursing interventions to address changing public and population health needs, staff education programs, internal management systems, and quality improvement activities.
10. Ensures compliance with all relevant state public health practice guidelines, community standards of care, and Federal and State laws and regulations.
11. Attends meetings, seminars, conferences, and other job-related training sessions; attends board of health meetings as required; attends leadership team meetings; schedules and leads divisional staff meetings; maintains positive rapport with area medical professionals, school officials, and other community leaders.
12. Assures that the delivery of public health services are ethical and founded on evidence-based or best practices in order to build upon the scientific basis of public health.
13. Participates in TLCHD disaster preparedness activities, follows all safety policies and procedures and maintains all required licenses and/or certifications.
14. Maintains statistics of division program performance and prepares reports for the Health Commissioner and/or the Board of Health.
15. Facilitates clinical learning experiences with colleges of nursing and universities.

For more information, contact Khayla Finnegin at finnegik@co.lucas.oh.us.

Position open until filled

Posted 12-23-16

 

Pickaway County General Health District

Deputy County Health Commissioner

JOB DESCRIPTION: DEPUTY HEALTH COMMISSIONER/ACCREDITATION COORDINATOR

Pickaway County General Health District http://www.pchd.org/employment.html

Position Overview:
An administrative leader who serves as the Deputy Health Commissioner of the General Health District in Pickaway County, Ohio, and assistant to the chief executive officer of the Pickaway County District Board of Health. The Deputy Health Commissioner reports to the Health Commissioner. Salary range commensurate with experience and similar positions.

ORGANIZATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Master’s Degree in Public Health or Master's Degree with Public Health focused content (per transcript)
• National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100, 700, 300, 400 and IC20.11 (Diversity Training) certification within six months of appointment
• Valid Ohio driver’s license

PREREQUISITE EXPERIENCE:
The Deputy Health Commissioner shall have a minimum of three years previous experience in senior management or leadership positions in a health department or other health care organization.

Please respond with letter of interest or address questions around position to:

Steve Hawkins, Fiscal Officer
shawkins@pchd.org
(740) 477-9667 Ext 255

The full position description can be seen online at http://www.pchd.org/employment.html

Pickaway County General Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position open until filled.

Posted 12-19-16

 

Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department

Sanitarian-in-Training/Registered Sanitarian

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department has an opening for a full time Sanitarian-in-Training or Registered Sanitarian.

Position Duties:
•Conducts onsite inspections of food service operations, vending machines sites, schools, cafeterias, swimming pools and spa for health and safety issues and/or concerns
•Evaluates system designs for sewage disposal systems for new constructions or existing homes
•Inspects sewage system installations to determine compliance with acceptable practice
•Issues, approves or disapproves water system permits
•Inspects water well construction for compliance with regulations
•Certifies existing water wells and sewage systems prior to real estate transfers
•Conducts animal bite investigations and inspections
•Prepares specimens for the Ohio Department of Health rabies laboratory
•Enforces state laws regarding quarantine and vaccination requirements
•Investigates local nuisance and solid waste complaints
•Communicates with environmental, commercial and private organizations regarding environmental health issues
•Communicates with the general public and industry to explain agency rules and procedures, aid applicants in the process of applying for permits, and provide technical assistance in preparation of reports for issuance of permits
•Prepares reports for court action
•Prepares inspection reports and other correspondence for distribution
•Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Salary will be reflective of education, licensure/registration, and experience.

Position Requirements:
An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

An example of an acceptable qualification is:
•High school diploma, GED, or equivalent with
Bachelor’s degree as required by the Ohio State Board of Sanitarian Registration and registered with the Ohio State Board of Sanitarian Registration as a Sanitarian or Sanitarian-in-Training
•The successful candidate will need to be highly detail oriented, organized, and dependable with demonstrated proficiency in computer, communication, and multi-tasking skills.
•Valid Ohio Driver’s License, proof of insurance, and access to reliable transportation required
•Non-tobacco user

To apply and submit your resume, visit zmchd.bamboohr.com/jobs.

Zanesville-Muskingum Co. Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Equal Opportunity Provider.

Position open until filled.

Posted 12-19-16

 

Paulding County Health Department

Registered Sanitarian or Sanitarian In Training

Applicant must have a certificate of registration as a Registered Sanitarian or Sanitarian In Training issued by the Ohio State Board of Sanitarian Registration. Candidate must have a Bachelor Degree which contains at minimum 45 quarter or 30 semester units of science courses in biology, chemistry, physics, geology or mathematics. Position requires a valid Ohio Driver’s License, Auto Insurance and reliable transportation. Compensation is $18.00 per hour for a S.I.T. and $20.00 per hour for a R.S. This is a full time position of 35 hours per week.

For more information, contact Bill Edwards at pchd@pcohhd.com.

Position open until filled.

Posted 11-2-16