Registered Environmental Health Specialist

Montclair Township-Human Resources   Montclair , NJ   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on March 3, 2023
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Registered Environmental Health Specialist

Performs sanitary inspection and environmental health work involving the enforcement of relevant sanitary, environmental, and public health laws and rules within the Township; conducts inspections, investigations, and educational outreach activities; performs other duties as required. Work is performed under general direction from the Director of Health and Human Services or their designee. 

Conducts inspections to enforce relevant sanitary and health laws. Reviews and may approve plans for residential, commercial, and industrial development as necessary to ensure compliance with sanitary, environmental, and public health laws, rules, and ordinances. Collects water, food, and other specimens as needed for laboratory analysis and interprets the results of the subsequent analysis. Maintains, updates, and analyzes environmental health records, findings of inspections; prepares reports and findings as witness to environmental health violations in court cases and hearings, gives testimony in court cases. Reviews/implements new environmental health policies; educates and communicates environmental risks to the public, media, and other interested parties. Assists the public, local health agency personnel, and other officials with recommendations and resources on various environmental health matters consistent with environmental laws, rules, or ordinances and suitable abatement practices. Investigates foodborne, airborne, waterborne, and other suspected disease outbreaks as required. May act in liaison capacity with local Boards of Health in all areas of environmental health. Prepares reports; maintains records and files.

Must possess a valid New Jersey Driver’s License and a Registered Environmental Health Specialist license issued by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services. Must be able to work in various kinds of weather. Successful candidate will possess strong computer skills and excellent customer service skills.

$33.83 per hour. Temporary appointment through June 30, 2023. Part-time, not to exceed twenty-eight (28) hours per week.

Please apply online through the Employment/Human Resources section of the Township of Montclair website by clicking the Apply button.

Closing Date:
Open until filled.

Montclair is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.