ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICERApply Now Job ID 1511846 Date posted 03/16/2021
Facility :INVERMERE HEALTH CENTRE
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
We have an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Health Officer to join our Environmental Public Health Team in Invermere, 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!
About the Community:
The scenic community of Invermere is nestled in the valley between BC's Rocky and Purcell Mountain Ranges. As the economic hub of the Columbia Valley, Invermere boasts a healthy tourism industry, as well as activity in forestry, mining and agriculture. Invermere welcomes newcomers and visitors alike with an unforgettable hospitality and a broad spectrum of year-round recreational opportunities, including skiing, snowmobiling, white water rafting and golf.
Come live, work and play where others only vacation. It’s more than a career, it’s a lifestyle. Apply today!
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.