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ENVIRONMENTALIST - MI

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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Category:Health and Human Services
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Description

IMMEDIATE JOB OPENINGS ARE AVAILABLE!

INCREASED PAY RATE!

DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR JOB DUTIES:
Environmentalists are employed in the Department of Public Services and the Health, Human and Veterans Services
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, sedimentation control, school and institutional sanitation,
swimming pool sanitation, storm water management, nuisance complaint investigations 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• A Bachelor's Degree from a recognized college or university with a major in Environmental Health, Environmental
Science, Environmental Studies, Environmental Engineering, Physical, Chemical, Natural Sciences or equivalent; OR
• A Bachelor's Degree with thirty (30) college credits in life science, natural science, physical science or health science,
AND have passed at least one (1) college math or statistics class; AND
• A valid State of Michigan Driver's License and an acceptable safe driving record. (INDICATE MICHIGAN DRIVER'S
LICENSE NUMBER ON THE FRONT OF APPLICATION.)


NOTE: PROOF OF EDUCATION MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE ORIGINAL APPLICATION OR THE
APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS:
Environmentalists will be required to have an automobile for transportation during working hours on a mileage basis
reimbursement.

TYPES OF TESTS:
A written test (50%) will be administered covering knowledge of environmental health, environmental science and related
knowledge. Personal qualifications (50%) interview which may include a written exercise.

"On-line virtual testing and testing at the WCCCD Northwest Campus is now available."

Equal Employment Opportunity

Wayne County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

For information regarding the Department of Justice - EEO Utilization Report, please visit https://www.waynecounty.com/departments/phr/legal-postings.aspx.

Accommodations

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Wayne County Department of Personnel/Human Resources at 313-224-5901 or via email at hrexam@waynecounty.com. Hearing or speech impaired persons using TDD's or similar devices may contact the Michigan Relay Center, toll free at (800) 649-3777 or 711 to communicate directly with the Department of Personnel/Human Resources during regular working hours.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Wayne County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For information regarding the Department of Justice - EEO Utilization Report, please visit https://www.waynecounty.com/departments/phr/legal-postings.aspx.

The County of Wayne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, arrest record or disability.



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