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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST II

Licensed EHS, Development Plan Review and Support

This position will be responsible for the protection of the public health and the environment by evaluating proposed developments of commercial sites and residential land, as well as by evaluating building permit applications. This position will also observe and interpret percolation tests, in order to determine the suitability of proposed lots or sites for providing safe water supplies and safe sewage disposal systems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Determined by the Maryland Board of Environmental Health Specialists, under the licensing requirements for Environmental Health Specialists.

Experience: One year of experience performing inspections and investigations to ensure compliance with environmental health laws and regulations.

Notes: 

1. Candidates may substitute a Master of Public Health or Master of Science degree from an accredited college or university for the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a Commissioned Officer in Environmental Engineering classifications or Environmental Engineering specialty codes in the Engineering and Natural Resources field of work, on a year-for-year basis, for the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The desired candidate should have experience using COMAR regulations to evaluate residential and/or commercial development, in addition to experience with all-weather outdoor job activities. Additionally, the desired candidate should have experience conducting percolation tests and/or soil evaluations, as well as experience performing site visits for permitting and inspections.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Candidates for positions in this classification must possess and maintain a current license as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist from the Maryland Board of Environmental Health Specialists.

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST TRAINEE

This is the entry level of work at a local health department performing inspections and investigations to secure compliance with environmental health laws and regulations.  Employees in this classification receive close supervision and do not supervise other employees.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   Determined by the Maryland Board of Environmental Health Specialists under the licensing requirements for Environmental Health Specialists.

Experience: None.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. At the time of hire, candidates for positions in this classification must possess a certificate of eligibility to be licensed as an Environmental Health Specialist from the Maryland Board of Environmental Health Specialists.

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

 

Family Mentor

The Carroll County Health Department is looking for a person in long-term recovery from substance use disorders to work with Child Protective Services (CPS) to serve as a Family Mentor.  The Family Mentor will be a support to those families involved with CPS that have been found to have a substance use disorder. 

This position will be a Health Department Employee embedded with CPS to be a part of their Sobriety Treatment and Recovery Team. 

Minimum requirements are high school diploma, license with good driving record, experience with Child Protective Services and long-term sustained recovery from substances for at least 2 years. 

The position is Temporary with the possibility of Merit after 6 months. Please fax your resume and cover letter explaining your lived experience to 410-876-4832 attention Amie Grinnage or email to Amie.grinnage@maryland.gov.

 

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