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Environmental Health Officer

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date July 11, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $30.75 - $38.33 - Per Hour
Location Invermere, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Environmental Health Officer

Competition #: 01269030
Employee Type: RELIEF FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit: BCGEU
Facility: INVERMERE HEALTH CENTRE
Department: IH SMALL WATER
Reports To: TEAM LEADER, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Hourly Wage: $30.75 – $38.33
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
Interior Health is seeking a dynamic Environmental Health Officer (EHO) to join us on a relief full-time basis.

The Environmental Health Officer is responsible for carrying out the diverse program of Health Protection by:

• Managing and delivering consistent, quality, evidence-based programs, services and strategies to reduce risk and improve health.

• Accomplishing our mission through utilizing a mandate continuum of advocacy, partnership, health education, risk management, facilitated compliance, and the application of law.

Using a variety of professional and technical skills the position promotes and maintains a high standard of public health; enforces applicable health legislation, policies and standards; conducts inspections and risk assessments; identifies factors detrimental to community and environmental health; reduces the incidence of communicable disease, performs technical assessments; provides consultative and education services and ensures that community development does not conflict with a healthy environment.

The scenic community of Invermere is nestled in the valley between BC’s Rocky and Purcell Mountain Ranges. As the economic hub of the Columbia Valley, Invermere boasts a healthy tourism industry, as well as activity in forestry, mining and agriculture. Invermere welcomes newcomers and visitors alike with an unforgettable hospitality and a broad spectrum of year-round recreational opportunities, including skiing, snowmobiling, white water rafting and golf.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in a health-related discipline; must have a certificate in Public Health Inspection (Canada) and must be registered or eligible to be registered with the Board of Registration of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors BC Branch. Two year’s recent experience as a Public Health Inspector or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current valid BC Driver’s License.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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