St Louis County MO

St. Louis County is located in the far eastern portion of Missouri. It is bounded by the city of St. Louis and the Mississippi River to the east, the Missouri River to the north, and the Meramec River to the south.

St Louis County MO St. Louis, Missouri 63105, USA
Apr 18, 2019
Full time
Description The Healthy Homes Environmental Representative must possess a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of Environmental Public Health as they pertain to the healthy homes concept, lead poisoning prevention, and in-home asthma assessments.  Under contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, the position conducts annual and follow-up inspections, complaint and/or special circumstance investigations of child care and lodging facilities to ensure compliance with health and safety codes and local ordinances.  The position also provides family consultation services on asthma management methods and conducts in-home environmental assessments to identify family-actionable items to reduce asthma triggers. In addition, the position may assist staff in conducting lead risk assessments and recommending proper lead abatement.  The pay range for new hires will be within the first 20% ($41,600 - $49,920) of the range based  on experience and background. As an employer, St. Louis County cares about the health and well-being of our employees. In an effort to provide for the best possible work-life balance, the County offers a generous benefit package which includes affordable health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 4 weeks of Paid Time Off the first year, 10 paid holidays, deferred benefit retirement plan, paid life insurance as well as short and long term disability. A full listing of benefits is available under the benefit tab at the top of this page. Applicants hired full time on or after January 17, 2018 will be participating in the revised retirement plan.  New employees will be required to contribute 4% of their salary to this plan.   Examples of Duties Enforce health and safety codes by inspecting child care and lodging facilities to ensure compliance with local and state regulations. Conduct re-inspections and follow-up investigations as necessary. Perform in-home asthma assessments to identify asthma triggers and educate the family on asthma management methods.  Assist with lead risk assessments using portable lead detection equipment and indoor air quality instruments. Perform necessary tests and measurements.  Consult with property owners/managers regarding the nature and purpose of the inspection(s). Document and maintain records of inspection/risk assessment activities.  Provide quality reports and summarize inspection findings.  Performs other duties as assigned    Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in environmental health or related field with at least 30 credit hours of science.  Experience conducting inspections/audits for a public health agency desired. Registered Environmental Health Specialist credential preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and requires use of personal vehicle with proof of minimum state required insurance. WORKING CONDITIONS Standing for long periods, walking, sitting, driving, climbing stairs, kneeling, reaching above shoulders, may come in contact with aggressive individuals, exposure to mechanical rooms, and general office environment. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
St Louis County MO Berkeley, MO 63134, USA
Apr 11, 2019
Full time
Description Serve your community by applying for the full time position. You will be responsible for promotion, grant and education programs in the area of waste management for St. Louis County.   This position is normally scheduled to work Monday thru Friday, but will work occasional evenings and weekends and is responsible for responding during public health emergencies. Coordinate projects associated with an environmental program in the areas of waste management and/or environmental public health. As an employer, St. Louis County cares about the health and well-being of our employees. In an effort to provide for the best possible work-life balance, the County offers a generous benefit package which includes affordable health insurance, dental and vision coverage, 4 weeks of Paid Time Off the first year, 10 paid holidays, deferred benefit retirement plan, paid life insurance as well as short and long term disability. A full listing of benefits is available under the benefit tab at the top of this page.  Applicants hired full time on or after January 17, 2018 will be participating in the revised retirement plan.  New employees will be required to contribute 4% of their salary to this plan.   Examples of Duties Coordinate high-profile, multi-jurisdictional or multi-disciplinary projects in accordance with program goals and priorities. Performs project administration, including planning and tracking expenditures, monitoring contracts and preparing required reports. Research and propose program policies and coordinate strategic planning activities. Collaborates in the development and delivery of waste management programs and activities that promote community health and sustainability, in settings including, but not limited to community organizations and businesses, schools, and the community in general. Collaborates in the development of and contributes to program quality improvement, performance management and evaluation activities. Demonstrates strong aptitude with electronic database and other records management systems to interpret and evaluate program results or research findings and prepare charts, tables, maps and other reports as necessary. Assist supervisor on budget/work plan preparation. Utilizes appropriate methods for interacting effectively and professionally with persons of all ages and from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial, and ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, lifestyles and physical abilities to deliver culturally-appropriate information to individuals and groups. Perform other duties as required or assigned.    Minimum Qualifications  Bachelor's Degree in environmental science, communication, education, a natural science or a related field and four years of related experience. Applicants must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Possession of a valid Drivers License. Preferred skills include considerable knowledge of waste management and waste diversion principles and the environmental impact of waste disposal and experience in non-formal education programming. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com