App District Position Announcements

The Appalachian District Health Department is currently seeking applicants for three (3) Environmental Health Specialist positions in Watauga County. We have one (1) opening in our On-Site Water Protection Program and two (2) in the Food Protection and Facilities Program. Although the duty stations are in Watauga staff can expect to work across the district from time to time.

Please see the attached position vacancy annuncements and list of current benefits offered to staff. We are also offering up to a $5,000.00 relocation stipend and now provide an annual $1000.00 stipend to cover the cost of vehicle maintenance and personal clothing/gear. Finally we allow you to bring your annual leave, sick leave and years of service with you. Positions remain open until filled. Salary negotiable based on experience.

In addition to working with a great staff in a progressive program, our region is a great place to live, raise a family and enjoy the outdoor lifestyle while being within two hours of Winston-Salem, Asheville and Charlotte and easy driving distance to the Carolina coast.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Applications and questions regarding benefits should be directed to Sheila Andrews, Human Resources Director (sheila.andrews).



Andrew Blethen, MPA, REHS

Environmental Health Director


(828) 264-4995 Ext 3102


EH Specialist FLI.pdf

EH Specialist FLI (2).pdf

EH Specialist OSWP.pdf