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The main purpose of this part time 60% position is to serve as the Deputy Health Officer and Chief Medical Officer for the Carroll County Health Department (CCHD). This position provides clinical oversight and medical consultation for public health services provided by the CCHD and assists the Health Officer in identifying needs and coordinating the implementation programs in cooperation with community partners and providers to improve the health of the citizens of Carroll County. This position participates in CCHD-wide planning, clinical policy development, and clinical operations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Qualified candidate must possess a Degree in medicine from an accredited college or university and a license to practice medicine in the State of Maryland. In addition to the license to practice medicine in the State of Maryland, applicants MUST either possess a master’s degree in public health and at least 2 years experience in the field of public health; OR at least 5 years experience in the field of public health.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred candidates should possess:
  • Experience providing medical direction, including policy development and implementation, for an organization that provides a wide range of medical services and advises community partner agencies on various health issues;
  • Experience in working with non-profit and partner organizations to improve community health metrics. Possess connections within the local community medical practices, non-profits, and partner agencies or demonstrated experience building collaborative partnerships to improve community health metrics and access to health services; and,
  • Experience in organizational strategic planning.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Applicants must be licensed by the Maryland Board of Physicians to practice medicine under Maryland State Law. **Please be sure to include a copy of your current licensure or license number and expiration date with your completed application.**

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.

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.