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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:$43,506 - Salary
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In the Wayne County Sheriff's Office Jails Division, the Public Health Sanitarian investigates and evaluates facilities in the Wayne County Jails having public health significance including food service, laundry, housing units, pest control, medical facilities and recreation areas. This position will consult regularly with the Director of Jail Compliance, command staff, facilities managers and housekeeping supervisors in matters relating to public environmental health issues in the jails. The Public Health Sanitarian will also provide training to officers, inmate workers and other staff members as needed. This position will work closely with MIOSHA, Michigan Department of Corrections, Department of Justice and the Wayne County Risk Management Division to correct and maintain any environmental, public health, safety or sanitation issues in the jails perform additional duties as assigned.



At the time of application, eligible persons must have:

  • A Bachelor's Degree from a recognized college or university with a major in Environmental Health, Sanitary Science, Civil Engineering or the Physical, Chemical or Natural Sciences; AND
  • Two (2) years of post-degree, full-time paid professional environmental health experience, investigating and evaluating food service, facilities, pest control, and related areas; AND
  • State of Michigan Sanitarian Registration and/or Registered Environmental Health Specialist / Registered Sanitarian (REHS/RS) through National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)
  • A valid State of Michigan driver's license and an acceptable safe driving record. (INDICATE MICHIGAN DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER ON FRONT OF APPLICATION).


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

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