State of Nevada ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST 3 in Nevada
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST 3
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 36
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Division: Food and Nutrition
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code:
Announcement Number: 40851
Open to all qualified persons.
until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Environmental Health Specialists are responsible for conducting drug licensing investigations; label review, sampling and inspection of drug and cosmetic manufacturing plants; inspection of dairies and milk processing plants; certification of septic systems; inspection of food warehouses, traditional food and drink establishments, health facilities, public institutions and other related facilities to ensure compliance with State laws and regulations.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
This is an Environmental Health Specialist 3 position located in Las Vegas. The incumbent will conduct inspections of dairy farms, milk plants, single service plants, bulk milk tank trucks, cheese plants and ice cream manufacturing plants and meat & poultry processing facilities for compliance with federal and state health and safety standards. The incumbent will test pasteurization equipment; evaluate the handling practices of pasteurizer operators, bulk milk haulers and milk samplers; collect dairy farm and milk plant samples, address public health and safety concerns and/or investigations in an assigned area within Nevada relating to dairy products and facilities. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Licensure as an Environmental Health Specialist and three years of experience performing professional environmental health duties for a regulatory environmental health agency; OR two years of experience as an Environmental Health Specialist II in Nevada State service.
Any person licensed as an Environmental Health Specialist in another state or by the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) must obtain and maintain certification of registration by the Nevada State Board within six months of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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