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Environmental Health Specialist-In-Training/Registered Environmental Health Specialist

Description:  Lorain County Public Health is seeking to hire a full-time Environmental Health Specialist-in-Training/Registered Environmental Health Specialist in the Environmental Health, Emergency Preparedness & Epidemiology Division. 

Requirements:  Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Health or related field.  Must possess a current Ohio certificate of registration as an Environmental Health Specialist-in Training or a Registered Environmental Health Specialist.  Must have a valid Driver’s License.  Experience is a preferred qualification.


Under the general direction of the Director of Environmental Health, the Sanitarian-in-Training/Registered Sanitarian will work in the community to prevent disease through working in Environmental Health Programs.  Occasional weekend or evening work will be required.


  1. Conduct Environmental Health Program inspections
  2. Interpret laws and regulations
  3. Investigate health hazard complaints
  4. Maintain field district responsibilities
  5. Reports to the Director/Supervisor of Environmental Health regularly regarding program work and related matters
  6. Work with public officials, civic, and professional groups to promote and improve environmental health programs
  7. Work with other internal agency divisions for program collaboration and support, where applicable
  8. Performs other related and assigned work as required


Knowledge of:  environmental health programs; public health standards as defined by federal, state, and local regulations; the importance of agency policies, practices, and procedures; risk communication; safety practices and procedures.

Ability to:  define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; maintain accurate records; communicate effectively in written or oral form; prepare concise and accurate reports, handle sensitive inquiries from officials and the general public, attend work on time, and dress appropriately.


May encounter unsanitary working conditions; requires travel.

SALARY: $23.84-$30.43/hr. (SIT) $27.49-$35.08/hr. (RS)

Interested candidates may upload their resume and a letter of interest at https://employment.loraincountyhealth.com/ Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F