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Environmental Health Food & Lodging Position – Pitt County

Pitt County Health Department is currently seeking an Environmental Health Specialist for our Food, Lodging & Institutions Section. Closing date for accepting applications is August 30, 2019.

The position can be viewed here

Pitt County is a rapidly growing, diversified employment and service center for eastern North Carolina. As one of the fastest growing regions in the state, Pitt County Government strives to enhance the health, safety and well-being of our community by providing quality services in a friendly, efficient and cost-effective manner.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions!

Mark Phelps, REHS

Environmental Health Director

Pitt County Health Department

New Employment Opportunity-LEE COUNTY

Come grow with us! Lee County has created a new position for a qualified Environmental Health Specialist to join our team in the On-Site Wastewater Program. Lee County offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Benefits include a 5% employer 401(k) contribution (no employee contribution required), no-cost employee wellness clinic and generous annual leave accruals. For more information on benefits, see attachment.

Environmental Health Program specific highlights include:

· Flex-scheduling

· Mobile computing technology-CDP

· Active enrollment in the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards

· Collaborative work environment with Planning and Building Inspection Departments

· Newly renovated offices and work environment

If you are interested in working with a great Environmental Health staff, collaborating with many stakeholders to make a positive impact on the public health of our community, and enjoy the challenge of working in multiple programs, then we welcome you to apply! Preference will be given to candidates with multiple authorizations to include OSWW and FLI. To apply online, follow link:

If you have any questions or wish to discuss the position further, please feel free to contact me at (919) 718-4641, Ext. 5388.


Anthony Williams, MPA, REHS

Lee County Environmental Health Supervisor

115 Chatham St., Suite 2

Sanford, NC 27330

Phone: 919-718-4641 Ext. 5388

Fax: 919-718-4636

EH Specialist – On-site Wastewater 8-21-19.doc

Summary of Benefits2019-2020doc.pdf

Employment Opportunity: Wake County Environmental Services – En vironmental Health Specialist – Food Lodging Institution Section

Employment Opportunity: Wake County Environmental Services – Environmental Health Specialist – Food Lodging Institution Section

To apply please visit,

What You’ll Be Doing

The Food Sanitation Environmental Health Specialist protects the public by preventing or reducing the risk of illness, communicable disease and injury to the citizens and visitors of Wake County by performing evaluations of food, lodging, childcare, adult daycare, tattoo artists, swimming pools, residential care and institutional facilities.

Primary Duties:

· Performs inspection of food, lodging, and institutional facilities required by state rules and regulations

· Conducts foodborne and communicable disease outbreak investigations

· May inspect swimming pools and tattoo facilities

· Performs emergency response and complaint investigations

· Educates the general public concerning environmental and public health issues

· Performs follow up visits to various locations

About Our Team

Interested in Environmental Health? If so, the Food Lodging Institution and Sanitation Section of Wake County Environmental Services would like to meet you! The Wake County Environmental Services Environmental Health and Safety Division’s mission is to reduce public health and safety risks to citizens and visitors of Wake County through efficient and effective plan review, audits, and education. Wake County is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation with a population of over 1 million. The Food Lodging Institution Section won the 2016 Samuel J. Crumbine Consumer Protection Award in 2016.

The Basics (Required Education and Experience)

Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 30 semester hours in physical or biological science. A valid driver’s license and a “safe” driving record required. Equivalent education and experience combination accepted.

Beyond the Basics (Preferred Education and Experience)

· Current NC Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)

· National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) – current exam credential

· NC DHHS authorizations

How Will We Know You’re ‘The One’?

· Knowledge of local and state regulations governing food and lodging institutions

· Excellent oral and written communication skills

· Ability to prioritize, manage and coordinate multiple assignments

· Ability to focus on results and quality

· Ability to multi-task

About This Position

Location: Waverly F. Akins Wake County Office Building Raleigh, NC 27601

Employment Type: Regular

Work Schedule: Mon – Fri 8:30am – 5:15pm, some nights and weekends as required.

Hiring Range: $19.72 – $25.62

Posting Closing Date: 7:00 pm on 9/16/2019

What Makes Wake Great

Home to the State Capital, Wake County is one of the fastest growing areas in the nation and the second-most populous county in the state, with approximately 1,000,000 residents. The County has received national and international rankings and accolades from publications such as Money, Fortune, and Time magazines as being one of the best places to live, work and play. The central location of the County allows for a short drive to the spectacular mountains or coast. Wake County Government is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners, who are elected at-large to serve four-year terms. Wake County Government has a general operating budget of $1.3 billion, employs approximately 4,200 employees, experiences minimal turnover, and is an award-winning leader in wellness and technology initiatives; such as offering employees and covered spouses free access to the Employee Health Center. Wake County Government offers a wide range of training and development opportunities, a stable career in public service with a balance of work and family life, flexible work schedules and a competitive salary and benefits package.

Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Position may require a background check that may include: criminal, credit, motor vehicle, education, and sexual offender registry or others based on job requirements. Unless required by state law, a record of conviction will not automatically exclude you from consideration for employment. Wake County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.