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Environmental Health Technician

Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical assignments involving office and field review, inspections, investigations, permit processing, enforcement, and interpretations relating to environmental and health laws and regulations.

Environmental Health Technician is distinguished from the professional Environmental Health Specialist series in that Environmental Health Technicians support the professional work conducted by Environmental Health Specialists. The technical support work may involve elements of the professional work. However, the technical support work requires less than full professional competence in the field.

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Position: Environmental Health Technician
Organization: City of Vernon
Location: Vernon,  CA 
United States
Salary: $4,527 - $5,502 (USD) Annually
Posting Start Date: 6/9/2021
Date Posted: 6/9/2021
As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. This job announcement does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Conducts inspections, investigations and research on environmental health or sanitation problems and their control.
  • Performs initial and follow-up inspections of garment manufacturing establishments and issues applicable notices of violations.
  • Performs Certificate of Occupancy inspection at non-food facilities and issues applicable notice of corrections.
  • Collects and transports samples following established protocols.
  • Performs intake reviews and processes permit applications for food facilities, manufacturing establishments, solid and liquid waste disposal, and water wells in conformance to state and local laws and regulations
  • Assists with Certified Unified Program Agencies (CUPA) related inspections, audits and complaint responses.
  • Assists with Stormwater and Cross Connection Program related inspections, audits and complaint responses.
  • Performs initial surveys and complaint investigations of water supplies, landfills and dump sites, gas stations, waste facilities, industrial and commercial facilities using or storing hazardous or toxic materials as well as private premises; identifies problems and recommends solutions.
  • Assists or independently conducts environmental health surveys or inspections.
  • Processes construction permit applications and conducts preliminary site reviews for underground tanks, in conformance to state and local regulations.
  • Performs pre-plan check review of plans for food facilities and underground storage tanks.

Education, Training, and Experience Guidelines: Fifteen (15) semester (23 quarter) units of completed college coursework in Environmental Health, Public Health, Health Science, Environmental Science/Studies, Water Treatment, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, and/or Ecology or a closely related field and six (6) months experience performing technical support work in a regulatory, public health or environmental service environment.

License and Certification Requirements: A valid California State Class C Driver’s License.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: Work is performed in a standard office environment and in internal and external environments throughout the City.

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Status: This listing expires on: 6/29/2021
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Organization Information
City of Vernon
4305 S. Santa Fe Avenue

Vernon,  CA 90058
United States
(323) 583-8811 x325
Karina Rueda