Virginia Department of Health - Office of Environmental Health Services

The mission of the Virginia Department of Health - Office of Environmental Health Services is to protect public health by preventing the transmission of disease through food, milk, shellfish, water and sewage and to work in partnership with other agencies to protect the environment.

Virginia Department of Health - Office of Environmental Health Services Culpeper, VA, USA
Jun 30, 2020
Full time
Job Description The Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District is currently seeking an Environmental Health Specialist Senior. This position will be responsible for interpreting and applying environmental laws, regulations, policies and procedures in order to determine compliance and reduce risks to the public's health. In addition, primary responsibilities will include: performing periodic sanitary inspections of food services for the Food Safety Program (documenting violations and recommending corrective action), inspecting and permitting migrant labor camps, tourist establishments (including TES pools) and temporary food booths at festivals and fairs, investigating animal bites following established guidelines for confinement and quarantine of animals or testing for rabies and investigating/documenting public health complaints and enforcing compliance with regulations (sewage, food-borne illnesses, water). As well as, onsite sewage, alternative discharge and water services...