Good day,

The Orange County Health Department is recruiting for Soil Scientist I. This is a new position for the OSWP program. We are looking for a profession who loves soil work and wants to grow with this program. This position is perfect for an REHS, working in Onsite, and capable of achieving licensure by the LSS Board within 3 years OR an LSS who can become an REHS in 3 years. Salary is commensurate about both credentials and experience. The application period closes April 17th.

Applications may be submitted online through the job announcement link here:

Benefits of working at the Orange County Health Department:

Competitive salary for a career at an innovative health department that works with a diverse population

• Possible flexible work schedule after probationary period

401-K and other retirement benefits with free counseling

Paid health insurance for the employee with insurance services being provided by Blue Cross/ Blue Shield of NC; Delta Dental; Community Eye Care; and a numerous other insurance products available for employees and dependents

• Additional employee wellness incentives

• Access to dental health services for employees through the Orange County Health Department

• Eight paid holidays, plus a flexible paid day off based on your anniversary date; generous vacation accrual is based upon years of service; and sick leave reciprocity for NC employees

• Reduced cost membership to the Triangle Sportsplex

• Tuition reimbursement program

The office is located in Hillsborough, NC. It is conveniently located to Interstates 40 and 85 and US 70 Hwy. If you have specific questions about the Onsite Water Protection program, please contact Phil Vilaro at 919-245-2362 or email pvilaro at orangecountync dot gov.

Other questions may be directed to my contact information below. Thank you for your interest.

Victoria Hudson, MPA, REHS

Environmental Health Director| Innovation Grants Manager

Environmental Health Division

Orange County Health Department

131 W. Margaret Lane, Unit 100

Hillsborough, NC 27278

Phone: 919.245.2365 / Fax: 919.644.3006

Cell: 919.428.8540