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Environmental Health Officer - Salmon Arm
Location:Salmon Arm
Facility:SALMON ARM HEALTH CENTRE
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Competition #:01506710
Employee Type:PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:BCGEU
Facility:SALMON ARM HEALTH CENTRE
Department:IH ENV HEALTH-WEST
Reports To:TEAM LEADER, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Hourly Wage:$31.36 - $39.10
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Permanent Full Time opportunity for an Environmental Health Officer to join out team in beautiful Salmon Arm, 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!

*This position requires travel. Use of a personal vehicle may be required.

*This position may qualify for relocation allowance.

Some Benefits to joining Interior Health:

Interior Health offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:
• 4 weeks vacation
• Insurance premiums paid by Interior Health
• Medical Services Plan
• Extended Health Coverage
• Dental Health Coverage
• Pension Plan


Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces.

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.
 
Qualifications

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.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT