Environmental Health Specialist I - Trainee

Employer Name Monterey County Health Department   Address 1330 Natividad Rd
Job Type Full-time   Address 2
Experience 2 - 5 Years   City Salinas
Education Associates Degree   State California
  Zip Code 93906

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Job Description

Monterey County Health Department
Salinas, CA 93906

Environmental Health Specialist I - Trainee
Exam # 19/30J11/03RU

Summary of Position
The County of Monterey's Environmental Health Bureau is seeking individuals to join our dynamic team of professionals to conduct inspections, outreach, investigations, and surveys in support of Federal, State and local environmental health laws and regulations in an assigned district or specialty area.

The Established Eligible List will be used to fill current vacancies in our Consumer Health Protection Services, Environmental Health Review Services, Hazardous Materials Management Services, and Solid Waste Management Services and may also be used to fill future vacancies in our other services: Drinking Water Protection Services, Cannabis Management Services, as the need arises.

For information regarding responsibility for each of the sections listed above, please see the Additional Information section in this flyer.

A list of eligible candidates resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future full-time or temporary vacancies as they arise.

Required Skills

Examples of Duties
A combination of experience, education, and/or training which substantially demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to:
Understand, interpret and apply laws and regulations.
Learn to conduct investigations.
Communicate visual observations and ideas by writing concise, complete and technically accurate reports, records, correspondence, surveys and studies.
Speak effectively to individuals and groups from diverse social and cultural backgrounds.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with business and community groups, department staff, other departments and the public.
Perform independently all skills required of an Environmental Health Specialist I in assigned area.
Some knowledge of chemistry, biology, microbiology and environmental science.

Collect, analyze and interpret data with appropriate recommendations based on findings.
React calmly and effectively to diffuse any potentially stressful or difficult situations.
Some knowledge of methods and procedures used to conduct research, inspections or investigations.
Ability to communicate in English and Spanish required for some positions. Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates must complete and receive a passing score on the bilingual oral examination prior to receiving bilingual pay.

Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate:
Critical Thinker
Systems Thinker
Effective Communicator

Description of Benefits: Salary / Commissions / Bonuses / Other

Salary: $3,979.39 - $5,435.21 Monthly