Environmental Health Specialist

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Full Time, Permanent 37.5-per week $56,900 - $86,514 Per year PA Pennsylvania Department of Health - Wyoming County, 5632 US-6, Tunkhannock, PA 18657, United States Apply before 6/24/2024 11:59


Are you passionate about public health and safety? Would you like a career that allows you to work towards improving the health of all Pennsylvanians? The Department of Health is looking for an Environmental Health Specialist for the Northwest district. This technical/consultant position is responsible for planning and organizing the Bureau of Community Health System’s Environmental Health program in the Northwest District. This position covers Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Venango, and Warren counties. If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, bring your talents to the DOH and enjoy a satisfying new career!


The Environmental Health program covers but is not limited to the organized camp program, local health program (which includes local health officers), right-to know program (R-2-K), collaboration on the public bathing place program, and acts as an emergency response team member.
Duties include monitoring health status and identifying community health problems, diagnosing and investigating health problems and hazards in communities, and developing policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts. In addition, you enforce the laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety, and research for new insights and new innovative solutions to health problems.
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Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment, 37.5-hour work week
  • Work hours are 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday, with 30-minute lunch.
  • Telework: You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) full-time. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection and work from an approved location inside Pennsylvania. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in one of the counties listed below.  
  • Work Location: This position's headquarters will be based on the location of the selected candidate and will be located in the Northwest District in one of the following counties: Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Venango or Warren.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Please check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.