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General Information

Job Posting ID 3682618 Creation Date Apr 17, 2019
Employer Posting No --- Closing Date May 17, 2019
Job Site Address WACO, Texas 76702 Employer Type Other Government
Openings 1

Job Description


PRIMARY DUTY: Under basic supervision, performs environmental health inspections for the Public Health District (PHD); protects the health and safety of the public from adverse environmental determinants.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Performs environmental health inspections and investigates complaints to verify compliance with state and local regulations; scope of work includes food quality and safety, wastewater treatment, solid and hazardous waste management, air quality, water quality, insect and animal vector control, recreational and institutional facility inspections, consumer health and occupational health and safety.
• Organizes and presents training programs; applies and enforces statutes, regulations, ordinances and policies governing environmental health; prepares summary and status reports; assures that the services provided meet the program requirements.
• Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s license.
• May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City wide emergency.
• Driving is essential.


• City policies and procedures and ordinances.
• Federal and state environmental health program regulations and requirements, including Texas State Department of State Health Services standards.

Skill in:
• Understanding and applying state laws and City/County policies and procedures governing environmental and public health.
• Maintaining accurate records and generating reports.
• Utilizing standard personal computer software programs.
• Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Science, or a related field is required; AND one year of public sector inspection experience; Sanitarian registration requires 4 yr Bachelors with 30 hours of Natural and Applied Science.

• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.
• Registered Sanitarian from the Texas State Department of State Health Services is required within 2 years of hire date; additional technical training and certifications may be required.

This job description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. City management has exclusive rights to alter this job description at any time without notice.

Employees will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an 'at-will' relationship.

The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from eligible and qualified persons regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The City of Waco provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis.
Supervisory Experience Required No
Pay Between $19.44 / HR and $20.79 / HR
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Additional Workweek Details Registered Sanitarian from the Texas State Department of State Health Services is required within 2 years of hire; additional technical training and certifications may be required.
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
Minimum Experience and Education  1 yrs   0 mos and Bachelors Degree

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State Agency Name CITY OF WACO
Job Closing Date May 17, 2019
Open Until Filled No

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