Wake County Employment Opportunity-FLI Team Leader

Employment Opportunity: Wake County Environmental Services – Environmental Services Team Leader- Food Lodging Institution Section.

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Wake County’s employees enjoy competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, generous paid leave, investment in professional development, and a balance of work and family life. We offer a diverse selection of benefits to choose from, allowing employees to customize their benefits package to meet their family’s unique needs.

Our comprehensive benefits package and wellness programs are the rewards that go beyond the paycheck, including a 5% employer contribution to NC 401(k); on-site Employee Health Centers; employee assistance programs; and medical, dental, vision and life insurance options. The County also offers a generous paid leave program that includes sick, annual, community service, parental, military and bereavement leave. These benefits, along with our award-winning wellness programs, set us apart as an employer of choice and affirm our commitment to supporting employees and their families, both inside and outside of work.

Do you have an extensive knowledge of Environmental Health rules and regulations, and are you looking for a career with excellent benefits? If so, the Food Lodging Institution Section of Wake County Environmental Services would like to meet you! We are seeking qualified applicants for our Environmental Services Team Leader position.

Primary Duties:

  • Supervise a team of 5-7 Environmental Health Specialists who inspect food, lodging, and institutional facilities as well as child care facilities, tattoo facilities and public swimming pools as required by state rules and regulations
  • Train staff and conduct quality assurance to assure staff are consistent in interpretation of the rules and regulations
  • Inspect, evaluate, and issue permits to food, lodging, and institutional facilities as well as child care facilities, tattoo facilities and public swimming pools
  • Conduct and manage foodborne and communicable disease outbreak investigations
  • Perform emergency response and complaint investigations
  • Educate the general public concerning environmental and public health issues
  • Conduct special projects as required

About Our Team

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. Three years of experience in environmental health. Equivalent education and experience combination accepted. A valid driver’s license and a “safe” driving record required.

Beyond the Basics (Preferred Education and Experience)

  • Current or prior supervisory experience
  • Relevant NC authorizations related to public health and inspections

How Will We Know You’re ‘The One’?

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of environmental health rules and regulations
  • Ability to work independently and with a team of Registered Environmental Health Specialists

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; nights and weekends as required

Hiring Range: $22.97 – $31.01

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 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.

If you have further questions, please contact us.

Jennifer Brown, MPH, REHS

Food Lodging Institution Section Manager

Wake County Environmental Services

Environmental Health & Safety Division


919.868.9249 phone | 919.743.4772 fax | 919.856.7400 main office

337 S Salisbury St Raleigh, NC 27602 / PO Box 550, Raleigh, NC 27602

www.wakegov.com