ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICERApply Now Job ID 1506519 Date posted 02/23/2021
Facility :INVERMERE HEALTH CENTRE
Status :RELIEF FULL TIME
Interior Health is seeking a dynamic Environmental Health Officer (EHO) to join the IH Drinking Water Systems team in Invermere, BC.
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 is a relief full time position until return of the incumbent. Shifts of work are Monday to Friday, 08:00 – 16:30.
*This position requires travel. Use of a personal vehicle may be required.
About the Community;
Invermere is nestled in the valley between the Rocky and Purcell Mountain ranges, near the Alberta border. Perfectly situated for year-round recreational activities, this growing community is the economic hub of the Columbia Valley; boasting a healthy tourism industry as well as activity in forestry, mining and agriculture.
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.
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.
Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.