The Porter County Health Department is accepting applications for the position of Full Time Environmental Health Specialist II (35 hours per week). The incumbent will be responsible for, but not limited to inspecting sites prior to construction of sewage disposal systems. Incumbent will provide information and assistance where needed concerning septic systems, wells and other environmental concerns including issuing and denying permits. Will investigate environmental pollutants and will provide corrective and/or legal actions as required. Responsible for inspecting private wells, septic systems for loan approvals; investigates and conducts routine/required inspections, surveys and water sampling. Will monitor and inspect tattoo facilities, swimming pools, animal bite incidents, environmental public health complaints, sewage systems installations, and commercial/residential construction plan reviews. Incumbent will need to be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing with other departments, co-workers and other government agencies. Must be able to write and maintain reports and records. Interested individuals can obtain an application at the Porter County Health Department, 155 Indiana Avenue, Suite 104, Valparaiso, IN 46383 or by going to www.porterco/DocumentCenter. Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and completed application to the address previously stated, attention Ms. Letty Zepeda, Health Administrator.
July 11th, 2018|Local News|