Environmental Health Officer - Small Water Systems

Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking a Permanent Full Time Environmental Health Officer (EHO) to join the IH Drinking Water Systems team. The location of this opportunity with the drinking water systems team is flexible upon consideration of the successful candidate and ability to provide service for the East Kootenay area.

Focusing on small water systems, the EHO will be responsible for 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. This position offers a flexible worksite, and the successful applicant can be located anywhere within our health service region.

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

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the
care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces.

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Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in a health-related discipline.

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 #:

01796871

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

INVERMERE HEALTH CENTRE

Location:

Invermere

Department:

IH SMALL WATER

Reports To:

TEAM LEADER, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OR MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$31.99 - $39.98

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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