Job Opportunity

Environmental Health Specialist III
Lassen County

Date Posted:

February 2, 2024


$35.78 – $47.48 per hour, plus benefits package


Receives direction from the Director of Environmental Health Services and may direct the activities of lower level Environmental Health Specialists and administrative support staff. The primary duties include the following (all duties may not be performed by all incumbents): • Performs a broad range of Environmental Health program activities including the most complex investigations. • Conducts inspections to assure compliance with Federal, State, and local sanitation laws and regulations in all Environmental Health program areas and serves as a program specialist in one or more area including: food and consumer protection, sewage disposal and liquid waste management, housing and institutions, land use, recreational health, water supply protection, solid waste management, public nuisances, hazardous materials management, underground storage tanks, vector and rabies control. • Perform related duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience: To qualify for this classification, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would likely produce the required knowledge and abilities. A desirable combination is: Experience: Two (2) years of experience performing a variety of Environmental Health investigations and inspections equivalent to Environmental Health Specialist II with Lassen County (Environmental Health Scientist Range B with the State of California.) Education: Bachelor’s Degree or advanced degree with a major in biological, chemical, physical, or environmental science, or a closely related scientific discipline is required. Admission to a master or doctoral degree program in biological, chemical, physical, or environment science, or a closely related scientific discipline shall be considered to meet these educational requirements. Licenses and Certifications • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a California driver’s license. • Possession of a valid Environmental Health registration issued by the California Department of Public Health.

How to Apply:

HOW TO APPLY An application may be obtained from the Personnel Office listed below or by visiting Lassen County Personnel on our website at: It is your responsibility to provide specific, accurate, and complete information describing how you meet the minimum qualifications. Qualified applicants are invited to submit an official Lassen County application to: Lassen County Personnel Department  (530) 251 -8320 ? 221 South Roop Street Susanville, California 96130

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