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  • Wednesday, February 28, 2024 2:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Sanitarian – 2 Open, Full Time Positions (Washtenaw County Health Department in Ann Arbor, MI)

    Salary: $48,665.50-$73,071.18 (Non-Registered Environmental Health Specialist) / $56,336.54-$84,589.18 (Registered Environmental Health Specialist)

    The Environmental Health Division of Washtenaw County Health Department is looking for two permanent, full-time Sanitarians.  Interested candidates are encouraged to apply for both open positions.  Please submit a cover letter, resume, and completed application by March 12, 2024.

    Sanitarian Job Posting (1 of 2)

    Sanitarian Job Posting (2 of 2)

    Primary job duties include permitting, reviewing, and inspection of onsite water supplies and onsite wastewater disposal systems.  Other duties may involve programs such as Type II water supplies, Time of Sale program, and/or food service inspections.  Please see the above postings for more information.  Washtenaw County is in southeastern Michigan, covering an area of 720 square miles. Its 27 cities, villages and townships are home to about 369,000 citizens in urban, suburban, and rural settings.  This mix of different settings provides many opportunities for education, recreation, business, agriculture, and living.  The two largest cities are Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti, homes to two large universities - the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti.

    Who are we and what are we like?

    Washtenaw County Health Department’s mission is to assure, in partnership with the community, the conditions necessary for people to live healthy lives through prevention and protection programs.  The Environmental Health Division is the regulatory branch of public health and our work is centered on protection of food, water, air, land, and the environment through education and enforcement activities.  Our programs have been seen as model programs in the state and country and we strive to continue this level of excellence.  There are many other reasons to work for Washtenaw County.  

     Is this job for you?

    You will excel as a Sanitarian if you’re good at and enjoy:

    • Communication & educating others
    • Customer service
    • Thinking on your feet
    • Self-motivation
    • Collaborating with others
    • Scientific thought processes
    • Staying organized
    • Empathy & patience                         
    • Seeking efficiencies & continually learning

    You may enjoy being a Sanitarian if you have experience in one of these areas:

    • Food safety
    • Wells or water quality
    • Septic system design or installation
    • Hazardous waste handling, disposal, or response
    • Health surveillance and public health
    • Restaurant industry
    • Teaching

     The minimum requirements:

    Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health, Biology, Chemistry or a related field. 

    Registration as a Sanitarian in the State of Michigan or Registered Environmental Health Specialist through the National Environmental Health Association preferred but not required at time of hiring.

    As a condition of continued employment employees are required to acquire one of the aforementioned registrations within four (4) years and maintain Registration in good standing.

    All positions require a valid driver’s license and a dependable vehicle.

    Washtenaw County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • 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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