Environmental Health Specialist Position Wilkes County Health Department

Wilkes County is currently recruiting an Environmental Health Specialist to work in our Food, Lodging and Institution Program. Wilkes County is located in the beautiful Foothills of North Carolina. Wilkes County will offer a competitive salary based on years of experience and current authorizations. This position is responsible for conducting inspections, education, enforcement, surveillance, and consultation for the purpose of prevention of environmental health hazards and the promotion and protection of the public health.

Benefits include: 7.5 hour work day, 37.5 hour work week, 2.5 % increases in pay with additional authorizations for cross training, vacation accrual determined by total number of years of service in the Local Government Retirement System, 7.5 hours of earned sick leave monthly, health, dental and life insurance at no cost to the employee, longevity based on years of service, county vehicles, paid holidays, Local Government Retirement, and a wellness benefit to keep the employee health.

All applicants should complete the PD 107 State Application and submit to Human Resources at aedwards.

Angela Rhodes

Environmental Health Supervisor

Wilkes County Health Department

306 College Street

Wilkesboro, NC 28697

(336) 651-7530 phone

(336) 651-7562 fax

arhodes (at) wilkescounty (dot) net


PD 107 State Application.doc