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DATE:              June 15, 2021

POSITION:      Environmental Health Specialist

PAY:                $17/hour

LOCATION:  Appanoose, Davis, Lucas or Monroe Counties or close proximity

WORK HOURS:  5 – 8 hour days; some evenings and weekends    

STATUS:          Permanent Full-time

DESCRIPTION:  This position will reside in Appanoose, Davis, Lucas or Monroe Counties or close proximity. This position will be responsible for performing field and office work for the environmental public health programs such as on-site sewage inspections, abandoned well-plugging, well rehabilitation, new well construction, water quality, food inspections, public health nuisance hazards and other general health concerns. Primary inspection area will be Appanoose, Davis, Lucas and Monroe counties. Some overnight travel is required, with occasional travel outside the area. Skills in organization, keeping accurate records, and ability to analyze laws, rules and local ordinances are required. Successful candidate must be able to work in a team-based environment and have effective technical, written and verbal skills. Must be able to use a computer and have familiarity with: basic data entry, word processing, email, internet and presentations. Essential functions include ability to drive a car; ability to think, reason, and problem solve; agility to perform inspections, i.e. bend from the waist daily, stoop daily, and climb ladders up to 25 feet occasionally, lift up to 50 pounds shoulder height occasionally; ability to read, write legibly, and make presentations; ability to communicate effectively. Preference will be given to those with current on-site septic experience. Duties will also include abandoned well-plugging, well rehabilitation, new well construction, water quality, food inspections, swimming pool and spa inspections, tanning bed inspections, tattoo establishment inspections, public health nuisance and hazards and other general health concerns.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in a natural science; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. substituting one year of full-time professional work in an environmental, environmental health or food sanitation program for each year (30 semester hours) of the required education. Valid State of Iowa Driver’s License, reliable transportation and ability to obtain car insurance at agency specified liability level.

APPLICATION  PROCESS:  Application may be made from ADLM Counties Environmental Public Health office at 12307 Highway 5, P.O. Box 399, Moravia, IA  52571 or send cover letter and resume to   

Application deadline:  until position is filled.


Employment Opportunity

DIA is hiring two inspectors in Western Iowa.

Here is the link for both positions

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