SEEKING Environmental Health Officers across IH Region!

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SEEKING Environmental Health Officers across IH Region!

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date October 6, 2020
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $31.36 - $39.10 - Per Hour
Location Flexible
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
Contact Information
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SEEKING Environmental Health Officers across IH Region! (WORKSITE LOCATION IS FLEXIBLE)

Competition #: 01452533
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: BCGEU
Facility: Flexible
Department: IH ENV PUB HEALTH ADMIN
Reports To: TEAM LEADER, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Hourly Wage: $31.36 – $39.10
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
Interior Health is committed to supporting the great efforts of our health care professionals due to COVID-19. In preparation for this challenging time, we are seeking Environmental Health Officers throughout the Interior Health region, including Kamloops, Salmon Arm, Vernon, Kelowna, Penticton, Nelson, Cranbrook, and all surrounding areas within the IH region.

The Environmental Health Officer is responsible for carrying out the diverse program of Health Protection by:
• Managing and delivering consistent, quality, evidence-based programs, services and strategies to reduce risk and improve health.
• Accomplishing our mission through utilizing a mandate continuum of advocacy, partnership, health education, risk management, facilitated compliance, and the application of law.

Using a variety of professional and technical skills the position promotes and maintains a high standard of public health; enforces applicable health legislation, policies and standards; conducts inspections and risk assessments; identifies factors detrimental to community and environmental health; reduces the incidence of communicable disease, performs technical assessments; provides consultative and education services and ensures that community development does not conflict with a healthy environment.

If you have a certificate in Public Health Inspection (Canada) and are registered or eligible to be registered with the Board of Registration of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors BC Branch, apply today!

Shifts of work are rotating days and evenings. This is a casual posting – however, we anticipate having MULTIPLE Full-Time Term Specific positions available for successful candidates!

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces.

Apply today!

Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in a health-related discipline; must have a certificate in Public Health Inspection (Canada) and must be registered or eligible to be registered with the Board of Registration of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors BC Branch.

Two year’s recent experience as a Public Health Inspector or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current valid BC Driver’s License.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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