Environmental Health Technician I/ii/iii

County of Calaveras
Full Time $43,867 - $61,464 Per year CA 891 Mountain Ranch Rd Building E, San Andreas, CA 95249, United States
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Overview

Position Description


Environmental Health Technician I: $21.03 - $25.60

Environmental Health Technician II: $22.33 - $27.11

Environmental Health Technician III: $24.32 - $29.55


Under general supervision the Environmental Health Technician series is a non registered classification and is called upon to assist Registered Environment Health Specialist staff. This class may perform inspections and investigations in the field of Environmental Health without direct oversight of registered staff where a certificate or registration as issued by the State Department of Health Services is not required.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS:

This is a technician position series that does not require certification from the State of California Department of Health Services. The series requires a scientific background in Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry or other closely related field. Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels and with the public; ability to work independently and make sound and reasonable judgments when working in the field and the ability to quickly learn new skills are high desirable.

Example of Duties

  • Performs inspections on water wells, tire generators.
  • Assists in the remediation of illegal waste tire disposal sites.
  • Participates in vector control activities, including but not limited to, trapping and identification of mosquitoes species.
  • Assists in grant writing activities.
  • Supports Registered Environmental Health Specialists as necessary in inspections and investigations.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Windows NT operating system; GIS and GPS software applications; modern office methods and practices including common software applications; business English, including vocabulary, correct grammatical usage and punctuation; modem filing methods; common office machines and their operation, including use of personal computers.

Ability to:

Work under general supervision; complete tasks and assignments with deadlines; work independently; assist in the developing and implementing of goals, objectives, work sites, policies, procedures, and work standards; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.



Education, Training, and Experience:

Environmental Health Technician I

This is the entry level position in the series and requires a minimum of a two-year college with an AA or AS Degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry or other closely related field.

Environmental Health II

In addition to the requirements set forth in the Environmental Health Technician I position, this position must have a minimum of two (2) years experience in the field of Environmental Health.

Environmental Health Technician III

In addition to the requirements set forth in the Environmental Health Technician I position, this position must have a minimum of three (3) years experience in the field of Environmental Health.


Special Requirements

Possession of an appropriate California driver's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.

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