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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Category:Health and Human Services
Pay:37,661.00 - Salary
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  • A Bachelor's Degree from a recognized college or university with a major in Environmental Health, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Environmental Engineering, the Physical, Chemical, Natural Sciences or equivalent;

A valid State of Michigan Driver's License and an acceptable safe driving record. Environmentalists will be required to have an automobile for transportation during working hours on a mileage basis reimbursement. 


Environmentalists are employed in Department of Health, Veterans and Community Development Health Department. They are expected to recognize general environmental health problems, to explain public health and/or environmental health requirements and to seek corrections and compliance when encountering unsatisfactory environmental health conditions in the following areas: food service sanitation, private water supply and private water disposal, solid waste management, rodent control, soil erosion control, and sedimentation control, school and institutional sanitation, swimming pool sanitation, storm water management, nuisance complaint investigation and other related areas. Environmentalists also perform assessments of County operations, which are environmentally regulated. Employees will act as technical assistants conducting water quality and other environmental related inspections and tests and complete progress reports for review of higher level staff and prepare correspondence.

Wayne County is an Equal Opportunity Employer AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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