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  • Tuesday, February 07, 2023 1:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Saginaw County has an opening for an Environmental Health Specialist I/II.

    The position may be a generalist or in the food program.

    Current salary ranges are:

    EHS I -   $51,634 / yr. - $67,992 / yr.

    EHS II - $55,248 / yr. - $72,752 / yr.


    The position description can be found at:


    Applications can be made submitted at:


  • Monday, February 06, 2023 3:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Sanitarian (Washtenaw County Health Department in Ann Arbor, MI) – 2 openings

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

    Sanitarian Position 1: Washtenaw County - Online Application for Employment (

    Sanitarian Position 2: Washtenaw County - Online Application for Employment (

    Please submit a cover letter, resume and completed application by February 14, 2023.

    The Environmental Health Division of Washtenaw County Public Health is looking for two full-time Sanitarians. One will be assigned primarily to our “Food Team” and perform restaurant inspections, child care inspections and swimming pool inspections. The other will assist in the review and update of our local Pollution Prevention Program, as well as supporting several other program areas in our division.

    Who are we and what are we like?

    Washtenaw County Health Department envisions a healthy community where every resident has the opportunity to achieve optimal health and well-being. The Environmental Health Division is the regulatory branch of public health and our work is centered on protection of food, water, air 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, and you can find out more in our Why Work for Us page. 

     The minimum requirements:

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

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

    As a condition of continued employment employees must acquire the REHS or RS 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

  • Monday, February 06, 2023 12:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Huron County Health Department has an opening for a full-time Environmental Health

    Sanitarian I-II, located in the beautiful Thumb of Michigan.

    Primary Functions include: Sanitarian I-II performs a variety of advanced inspection,

    assessment, and educational duties to prevent risks to public health and safety through

    enforcement of applicable laws and rules regarding water supplies, waste water, food service

    inspections, enforcement of Sanitary Code and all State and Public Health Laws, and other

    environmental health duties to protect residents from harm.

    Required: Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health or related field.

    Salary Range: Dependent upon certifications/registrations and experience $19.83 -$27.58

    Benefits: BCBS Health, Dental and Vision Insurance with no employee premium, Life

    Insurance, MERS Defined Benefit Retirement Plan, Paid time off, Paid Holidays

    If interested go to and click on the Employment tab for full details of posting.

  • Thursday, January 19, 2023 10:47 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt Location: Serves the 5-county region from a base in Hancock. Travel is required.

    Qualifications: BS degree in environmental health, engineering, public health or related field is required. Registration as a professional Sanitarian in the State of Michigan is preferred.

    Pay Grade: AFSCME Bargaining Unit, Grade 4 - Registered AFSCME Bargaining Unit, Grade 3 - Non-Registered 

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2023 3:38 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.         
    • 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.
    • 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.

    Salary:            Level II-$24.04 per hour starting wage  or  Level I- $23.31 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 with preference given to those applications received by 1/18/23.

    DHD No. 4

    Human Resources

    100 Woods Circle, Suite 200

    Alpena, MI  49707

  • Thursday, December 29, 2022 9:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department has a full-time Sanitarian opening within the Land Use area of the Environmental Health Division.

    Primary functions of this position will be focused in the on-site wastewater, drinking water, and land development programs including issuance of permits, inspections of water wells and septic systems for real estate transactions, and other environmental health related programs.

    Required: Bachelor's degree in Environmental Health, Science, Engineering, Physical Science, Biology, Geology, or related field. 


    Salary range: $55,458 - $77,298 annually (based upon work experience and certifications/licensure).


    Benefits: The position offers a generous benefits package including health insurance, retirement, paid time off, and more.


    Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to by Friday, January 13, 2023, at 11:59pm.

  • Thursday, December 01, 2022 10:16 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Environmental Health Specialist, Full-time

    Mid-Michigan District Health Department – Clinton Branch, St. Johns, MI

    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. Primary program assignments will include the Food Safety and Education Program, Sewage Disposal Management Program and the Water Quality Program. Work area for this position will be focused on the non-community water supply program.

    Starting Hourly Wage – $22.07 (E.H. Specialist I) / $23.92 (E.H. Specialist II)

    Competitive benefit package includes 13 ½ 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.

    Visit agency website at for full details of position and applying. EOE. Application deadline – December 15, 2022

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