Environmental Health Officer

Position Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Health Officer to join our Environmental Public Health Team in Williams Lake, B.C.!

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 Monday to Friday, 08:00 – 16:00. This position requires a flex bank.

*This position requires travel. Use of a personal vehicle may be required.

*This position may qualify for relocation allowance.

Some Benefits to joining Interior Health:

Interior Health offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:
• 4 weeks vacation
• Insurance premiums paid by Interior Health
• Medical Services Plan
• Extended Health Coverage
• Dental Health Coverage
• Pension Plan

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes. Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

About the community:

The growing community of Williams Lake is located amidst sparkling lakes and rolling ranch land in the heart of the Cariboo Chilcotin Region of British Columbia. As the largest city in the area, it serves as a business, industrial and service hub for outlying communities and provides employment opportunities in the forestry, mining, agriculture and tourism sectors.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. It’s more than a career, it’s a lifestyle. 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.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01644148

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

CARIBOO COMM HLTH SERV

Location:

Williams Lake

Department:

IH ENV HEALTH-WEST

Reports To:

TEAM LEADER, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

Hourly Wage:

$31.99 - $39.98

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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