Wilkes County is currently recruiting an Environmental Health Specialist to work in our On-site Waste Water and Private Drinking Water Well Programs. 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, permitting, education, enforcement, and consultation for the purpose of prevention of environmental health hazards and the promotion and protection of public health. There are opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
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 healthy.
All applicants should complete the PD 107 State Application and include a resume. Please submit to Human Resources at aedwards.
Environmental Health Supervisor
Wilkes County Health Department
306 College Street
Wilkesboro, NC 28697