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

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

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