County of FresnoFresno 93721
Permanent
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Environmental Health Specialist I/ii

County of Fresno
Permanent 1221 Fulton St, Fresno, CA 93721, United States
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Overview

Monthly Salary:Environmental Health Specialist I: $4,337.67 - $5,271.50Environmental Health Specialist II: $4,875.00 - $5,925.83 APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY
 
The Fresno County Department of Public Health is offering exciting career opportunities for Registered Environmental Health Specialists interested in pursuing a career as an Environmental Health Specialist I/II. Incumbents in these positions conduct inspections and investigations to determine compliance with federal, state and local environmental health laws; and investigate environmental complaints. 
 
Please note: The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill both extra-help and permanently allocated positions as vacancies occur. Individuals selected for extra-help appointment may be transitioned to a permanently allocated position at a later date as authorized by the Fresno County Personnel Rules.
 
Positions in this classification are in Medical Group III - Heavy Physical Activity (Personnel Rule 8). This group includes positions which require heavy physical effort using arms, legs, back and trunk in frequent lifting, pushing, or pulling objects weighing (or offering resistance equivalent to) over 25 pounds. Generally, considerable bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, as well as standing and walking are involved. Physical stamina is usually required and explosive strength using bursts of energy may be required, depending upon specific position assignments.
 
Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Samples of Duties

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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Minimum Qualifications

Environmental Health Specialist I:

Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree that is acceptable to the State of California, Department of Public Health for certification as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist.

Certificate: Valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist Certificate issued by the State of California, Department of Public Health.

License: Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent. 

Notes: Pursuant to California Food and Agriculture Code 33112 incumbents may be required to obtain and maintain a valid State of California Registered Dairy Inspector License.

Pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 17, incumbents may be required to obtain and maintain a valid State of California Lead Inspector/Assessor Certificate.

Pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Section 5192 incumbents may be required to obtain and maintain the forty-hour Health and Safety Training for Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response.

Environmental Health Specialist II:

Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree that is acceptable to the State of California, Department of Public Health for certification as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist.

Certificate: Valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist Certificate issued by the State of California, Department of Public Health.

Experience: One (1) year of full-time, paid registered work experience equivalent to that gained as an Environmental Health Specialist with the County of Fresno.

License: Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent. 

Notes: Pursuant to California Food and Agriculture Code 33112 incumbents may be required to obtain and maintain a valid State of California Registered Dairy Inspector License.

Pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 17, incumbents may be required to obtain and maintain a valid State of California Lead Inspector/Assessor Certificate.

Pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Section 5192 incumbents may be required to obtain and maintain the forty-hour Health and Safety Training for Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response.
TO PREVENT THE DISQUALIFICATION OF YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE NOTE:

  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and filing requirements for this position by the filing deadline. 
  • A completed Fresno County employment application is required (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline).
  • Valid Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) certificate must be listed on your application. Failure to provide your REHS certificate number and expiration date will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • Valid driver's license number must be listed on your application. Failure to provide this number on your application will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • Please fully list your education/work experience, including current position. Failure to list current, complete, and accurate education/work experience within the job application (including employment with the County of Fresno) may result in the disqualification of your application.
  • In the Education section of your application, please provide complete information for each school attended. Please provide the school's name, school's location, the type and number of units earned (semester or quarter), the type of degree and which major or program was completed. Failure to completely list education within the job application will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • College/university transcripts may be requested to verify completion of qualifying education.
  • Resumes and attachments will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.

Depending upon the number of applicants meeting the minimum qualifications and filing requirements, applicants may be scheduled for one of the processes listed below: 
  • WrittenExamination -If required, the written examination will be offered in an online format. Please indicate on the supplemental questionnaire if you have the ability to complete an online examination. 
  • Oral Examination - An oral examination includes a panel consisting of at least two members within a similar field of expertise as the vacancy. Candidates are asked structured questions and must respond orally to allow the panel to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant.
    • If required, the oral examination will be administered in an online format via the Spark Hire interview platform.
  • Certify Without Examination - In instances where the number of eligible candidates is less than or equal to the number of qualified applicants the Department is entitled to receive under Personnel Rule 4212, the competitive examination process will be waived and the names will be certified without an examination. 

Successful candidates will be placed on an employment list, effective for a minimum of 3 months (may be extended up to an additional 12 months), and certified in final rank order as vacancies occur.


REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS
  • Fresno County Employment Application (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline)
  • Supplemental Questionnaire 

Please note

: All required application materials must be submitted

online only

via our

website by the closing date and time of this recruitment

. Applications submitted via U.S. mail, email, fax, or in person in our office will not be accepted. Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.



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