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  • Friday, August 05, 2022 9:13 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Kent County Health Department – Grand Rapids, MI

    Job Title:  Sanitarian – General Well and Septic

    Starting pay:  $25.57/hr  

    Closing Date:  08/12/2022

    The successful candidate will evaluate commercial, residential and public locations to enforce federal, state and county sanitation and environmental health laws to safeguard the public health.  This position will serve with our General Sanitation Team and work in multiple environmental health programs.  Duties include, but are not limited to, the permitting and inspection of septic systems, drinking water wells, childcare facilities, and adult foster homes, as well as the investigation of housing, sewage, and water supply complaints.

  • Monday, July 18, 2022 9:34 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Environmental Health Specialist – Isabella County

    Central Michigan District Health Department


    Job Title: Sanitarian II or Sanitarian III depending on qualifications


    Application revue will begin after July 22, 2022


    The CMDHD has an opening for someone who enjoys challenges and likes to problem solve for their community. Under general supervision, this position will be involved in all aspects of environmental health as a member of a progressive and enthusiastic team. Come join us at the gateway to the north where you can make a difference. Opportunities for advancement will be available to those that demonstrate leadership skills. This is an existing position being filled due to internal promotion.


    For more information and to apply, visit:

  • Friday, June 10, 2022 4:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    District Health Department No. 4


    FULL TIME (35 Hours per week)

    Classification:            Environmental Health Sanitarian Level I or II

                                        AFSCME Position, Non-exempt

    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.

    Essential Duties:

    • Conducts onsite sanitary surveys and issues construction permits for Type II public water supplies.         
    • Conduct 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.
    • Inspect and advise 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.
    • Remain friendly and professional at all times.

    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.


    • 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.


    Level II-$23.24 per hour starting wage     or  

    Level I- $22.53 per hour starting wage-in accordance with current Union contract plus full benefit package.

    Submit resume and cover letter if interested. This posting will remain open until filled.

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