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  • Tuesday, September 19, 2023 3:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Environmental Health Specialist (Food Safety)

    Under general supervision of the Environmental Health Team Supervisor, protects public health by inspecting permitted facilities and enforcing federal, state and local food safety and sanitation statutes, rules, regulations and codes. Ensures that food products are produced in a safe and sanitary manner in order to prevent outbreaks of foodborne illnesses. Responds to emergencies and investigates complaints including but not limited to vector control and general sanitation; assists food service establishments in developing plans and procedures to remediate operating and physical site deficiencies and establish and maintain compliance with the US Food and Drug Administration Food Code and the standards of design, construction, and equipment established under the Michigan Food Law Act 92 of 2000.  Additional duties include inspection of body art facilities, pools, daycares, and other duties as assigned.

    Closing Date: Continuous

    For more information, visit

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2023 2:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Oakland county currently has a Public Health Sanitarian position posted.  This position does not require the RS/REHS credential.  There is no closing date.

    Please find online application and position details at the following link:

  • Monday, September 18, 2023 2:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) is currently recruiting for an Environmental Manager 14 (Onsite Wastewater Mgmt. Unit) position within the Drinking Water and Environmental Health Division. 

    This position is located at Constitution Hall, 525 W. Allegan St., Lansing, MI.  The position is open to all qualified applicants.

    If you are interested in being considered for this position, please apply by clicking on the posting link below.  Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV. 

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  • Monday, September 11, 2023 9:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Classification: Environmental Health Sanitarian Level I or II

    AFSCME Position, Non-exempt, FULL TIME (35 Hours per week)

    The qualifications listed below are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description. The qualifications should not be viewed as expressing absolute employment or promotional standards, but as general guidelines that should be considered along with other job-related selection or promotional criteria. This list may not be inclusive of the total scope of job functions to be performed.  Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or modified at any time.

    Essential Duties:

    • Conducts onsite sanitary surveys and issues construction permits for Type II public water supplies.           
    • Conducts onsite evaluations to assess soil and site conditions relative to onsite sewage disposal.
    • Issues permits for sewage disposal systems and onsite water supplies and conducts inspections to assure compliance with applicable regulations.
    • Inspects and advises food service establishments to ensure Regulatory Minimum Program Requirements met.
    • Investigates complaints and alleged violations.
    • Travel to evaluate campgrounds and temporary or permanent food service establishments.
    • Prepares letters, reports and correspondence pertaining to activities.
    • Collects samples from surface water and drinking water sources for analysis as appropriate.
    • Assists the public in the field, office, or by telephone with questions, comments, or complaints on related program matters.
    • Accurate data entry in computer software products such as Microsoft Office, Hedgehog, Outlook, and similar products.
    • Delivers services in a respectful and professional manner at all times, and demonstrates cultural competency.


    • Registered as Environmental Health (EH) Sanitation in Michigan. (Level II) - preferred
    • Commitment to become Registered EH Sanitarian within three (3) years (Level I) will be considered.
    • Bachelor’s degree in EH, Biology, Chemistry, Food Service, or related field and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.
    • Sufficient mobility to work both in office and on-site (field) settings.
    • Excellent communication & organizational skills.
    • Ability to provide services to vulnerable populations in a culturally competent and non-judgmental manner.
    • Valid Michigan driver’s license and reliable transportation.

    Salary: Level I-$23.31 per hour starting wage, increasing to $24.66 after successful completion of probationary period or Level II- $24.04 per hour starting wage, increasing to $25.34 after probation, in accordance with current Union contract plus full benefit package.

    Submit resume and cover letter if interested to . This posting will remain open until filled with preference given to those applications received by 8/4/23.

    DHD No. 4

    Human Resources

    100 Woods Circle, Suite 200

    Alpena, MI  49707

    District Health Department No. 4 is an equal opportunity employer and will not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, gender, national origin, age, or marital status.

  • Tuesday, September 05, 2023 10:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Environmental Health Specialist/Sanitarian

    Under general direction, conducts inspections of commercial, residential, and public locations to determine compliance with federal, state, and local district laws and ordinances; and to detect, prevent and resolve threats to public health and safety. This is a rare opening that has been held by two people since the late 1980s. Both stayed to retirement.

  • Wednesday, August 09, 2023 10:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Sanitarian I

    • Battle Creek, MI
    • Full-Time - $24.08 - $30.72 Hourly
    • Category: Food Services / Public Health / Sanitation / Health Education
    • Department: Health
    Under the general direction of the Environmental Public Health Director, conduct and assist in food service establishment inspections, complaint investigation, water sample collection, permit issuance, Calhoun County Sanitation Code and Food Code enforcement, along with other state and federal rules and regulation enforcement. Calhoun County is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workplace that provides an inclusive environment with equitable treatment for all employees and the public it serves.

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