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  • Thursday, May 23, 2024 9:24 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Saginaw County Health Department: Environmental Health Specialist I/II

    Salary: EHS I $53,705.60 - $70,720.00 / EHS II $57,470.40 - $75,670.40

    The Saginaw County Health Department is looking for a permanent, full-time Environmental Health Specialist I/II.  Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, and completed application by June 12th, 2024.

    This position will primarily be with SCHD’s well / septic team conducting site evaluations, issuing well and septic permits and conducting well / septic system construction inspections. Additional responsibilities may include the inspection of body art facilities, public swimming pools, child / adult care facilities, investigating illness outbreaks and some food service inspections. 

    The position description can be found at:

    Applications can be made at:

  • Wednesday, May 22, 2024 9:11 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Mid-Michigan District Health Department

    Environmental Health Specialist, Full-time

    Gratiot Branch Office – Ithaca, MI

    General Description - Qualified applicant will be assuring compliance with applicable state and local laws and regulations; providing public education; reviewing plans; forming and maintaining positive relationships with community partners; and applying critical thinking/problem solving skills.  Applicant will be responsible for inspecting and evaluating premises and establishments of public health significance such as food service establishments, public swimming pools, public campgrounds, on-site water supplies and on-site sewage disposal systems.  Daily physical activity is typically required.   

    Starting Hourly Wage – $22.84 (E.H. Specialist I) / $25.76 (E.H. Specialist II)

    Full details visit the agency website at -

    Competitive benefit package includes 14 paid holidays, sick and vacation leave after 30 days, defined benefit retirement plan and health insurance plan that currently offers a zero-dollar employee contribution just to name a few.

    Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter and resume along with a completed employment application that may be downloaded from our Agency website at under – About MMDHD/Careers and e-mail to: by June 7, 2024.  EOE.

  • Friday, May 10, 2024 7:32 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Environmental Health Sanitarian,  Full-Time, Seasonal: May through October

    Division: Environmental Health


    Under the supervision of the Environmental Health Supervisor, performs bathing beach sanitary surveys and collects surface water samples from Great Lakes beaches; operates a computer to enter data into data bases for the bathing beach program; inspects and diagrams licensed campgrounds; collects drinking water samples; conducts final inspections of new septic system installations; assists with on-site septic system site evaluations and typing up septic system permits; inspects licensed campgrounds.  Assists in investigation and enforcement of compliance with environmental laws and regulations in the areas of basic sanitation and environmental contamination.  May present or assist in the presentation of environmental health education programs.


    1. Responsible for beach sampling, including collection of samples, completion of required forms, and delivery to lab.
    2. Conducts and documents on-site evaluations for septic and well permits, types up septic system permits and site diagrams, and conducts on-site final inspections of newly installed septic systems to determine conformance with permit requirements, and types up final inspections and site diagrams.
    3. Conducts inspections at licensed campgrounds; diagrams the campgrounds with details of campsite locations, water outlets, privies, bathhouses, and other amenities.
    4. Frequent contact with the public.

    (This is a partial list. For a full job description, please contact Jill Schaefer,

    Employment Qualifications

    Education: Two years of college level coursework in Environmental Health or a closely related field of science.

    Experience: Prefer some experience related to Environmental Health.  GIS experience a plus.

    Other Requirements: Possession of a valid Michigan driver’s license.

    Possession of a reliable, registered, and insured vehicle.

    The qualifications listed above 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.

    Physical Requirements [This job requires the ability to perform the essential functions contained in this description. These include, but are not limited to, the following requirements. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified applicants unable to fulfill one or more of these requirements]:

    • Walking over uneven terrain to access sites and beach sampling locations.
    • Bends, stoops, and kneels to collect surface water samples and inspect septic systems.
    • Lifts, carries, pushes, and pulls equipment weighing up to 30 lbs.
    • Ability to travel throughout the county to beach and drinking water sampling sites, building sites, and campgrounds.
    • Ability to use environmental monitoring and measuring equipment while conducting beach inspections, collecting surface water samples, and conducting site evaluations and inspections.
    • Ability to wear personal protective equipment.
    • Ability to enter and access information using a computer.

    Working Conditions

    • Works in an office and outside in various types of weather conditions.

    Interested applicants may apply by submitting an application and a resume to Jill Schaefer, Executive Assistant, The application may be found on our website at EOE. The position will remain open until filled.

  • Friday, December 29, 2023 3:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Sanitarian Intern

    Salary: $17.47 - $20.38 Hourly

    Location: Pontiac, MI

    Opening Date: 12/12/2023

    Announcement Information

    Part-Time Non-Eligible summer employee positions are not part of the Oakland County Merit System.  These positions are limited to 520 hours during the summer months.  This position will be working from Mid-April 2024 to Mid-September 2024.

    Job Summary

    Under close supervision, receives training and provides routine on-site inspections of places of lodging, day-care centers, food services, food processing establishments, public swimming pools and public beaches, making recommendations concerning licensing operations. Collects samples of drinking water supplies and sewage disposal systems for laboratory analysis. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

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