Environmental Health Specialist I/ii

County of Napa
Full Time $77,875 - $109,428 Per year CA 1600 1st St, Napa, CA 94559, United States Apply before 5/17/2024 5:00


The Department of Planning, Building, & Environmental Services (PBES) serves our community by enforcing a fair, efficient, and open process that balances the diverse needs of agriculture, the economy, health and safety, and the environment. As a member of PBES you will work alongside employees from the following PBES Divisions: Building, Code Enforcement, Engineering, Environmental Health, Natural Resources, Parks, Planning, and Staff Services.

Learn more about PBES . 

About the Position
Under supervision, to conduct inspections, investigations, evaluations, review plans and reports, prepare written reports and records, process permits, ensure compliance with laws and regulations governing environmental health; provide consultation and informational services to the public, and to perform other duties as required. This position is a member of the Solid Waste Team. The responsibilities and programs of the Solid Waste Team include: the Local Enforcement Agency including the regulation of Landfills, Transfer Processing, and Composting Facilities; Medical Waste program, Body Art program, and Waste Tire Enforcement Grant.  

This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy which may be filled at the Environmental Health Specialist I or Environmental Health Specialist II level depending on qualifications, in the Planning, Building & Environmental Services, Environmental Health. The list established by this recruitment may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year.  

Position Requirements:

Experience and Education for Environmental Health Specialist I and Environmental Health Specialist II:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: 

Environmental Health Specialist I ($37.44 - $44.61/hour)

Experience: No related experience is required.

  • Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in the biological or physical sciences.
  • Possession of a current evaluation letter from the California, Department of Public Health stating applicant is certifiable as an Environmental Health Specialist Trainee under the provisions of Section 106660 of the California Health and Safety Code.
License or Certificate:
  • Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License.
Environmental Health Specialist II ($44.07 - $52.61/hour)

Experience: One year of responsible experience in the field of environmental health and safety regulation and enforcement.

Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with Bachelor's degree in the biological or physical sciences. 

License or Certificate:
  • Possession of a valid certificate as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist issued by the California Department of Public Health.

  •  Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License

The Recruitment Process

The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time. 

Example of Duties

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Napa County employees automatically become Disaster Service Workers.  This means that when Napa County experience emergencies (earthquakes, wildfire, power outage, etc.) you may be asked to pivot from your regular duties to provide critical services to those affected by the emergency (Cal. Gov. Code ยง 3101.)  

Learn more about the benefits package for this position .
ADA Accommodation
Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303.
Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.