Environmental Health Specialist

Johnson County

Iowa City, IA Healthcare / Municipal & Government

Johnson County Public Health is seeking an Environmental Health Specialist to perform food program field work with professional responsibilities relating to enforcement of laws, regulations and standards.  Duties including, but not necessarily limited to:  food safety, private water wells, private sewage disposal systems, public swimming pools, solid waste, toxic substances, and general sanitation.  


Minimum requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in the natural or physical sciences or related field OR any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. 
  • One (1) year of experience in public health, environmental health or related field preferred. 
  • Registered Sanitarian (RS) or Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) preferred.


Special requirements:  May require Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification within one year of employment.   Valid driver’s license and insurable under county liability coverage.  May also require use of private vehicle for official business.


Starting salary $26.69 – $32.03 per hour plus outstanding benefits package. 


Click apply now to apply on our website today! 

Applications are accepted through April 5, 2020. 

Resume and cover letter are required attachments to the on-line application.



Job ID: 70792

Posted 13 days ago

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