Job Description

CUPE 1757

Job Title: Public Health Inspector    
Job Opening Id: 26557 # Required: 1
Business Unit: Public Health and Emerg Servs Division: Environmental Health
Location: Public Health Welland Standard Hours: 35.00 / week
Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Salary Grade: 7 Salary Range: $ 34.41 – $ 42.70
Post Date: 2020-10-15 Close Date: 2020-10-28

Division: Environmental Health

Temporary Duration

Approximate Duration: 9-12 months

About Us

Serving a diverse urban and rural population of more than 430,000, Niagara Region is focused on building a strong and prosperous Niagara. Working collaboratively with 12 local area municipalities and numerous community partners, the Region delivers a range of high quality programs and services to support and advance the well-being of individuals, families and communities within its boundaries.  Nestled between the great lakes of Erie and Ontario, the Niagara peninsula features some of Canada’s most fertile agricultural land, the majesty of Niagara Falls and communities that are rich in both history and recreational and cultural opportunities. Niagara boasts dynamic modern cities, Canada’s most developed wine industry, a temperate climate, extraordinary theatre, and some of Ontario’s most breathtaking countryside. An international destination with easy access to its binational U.S. neighbour New York State, Niagara attracts over 14 million visitors annually, as well as a steady stream of new residents and businesses.

Job Description

Responsible for providing a comprehensive health and environmental program in the community.  Using a variety of skills, the Public Health Inspector/Environmental Health Hazards protects individual and community wellness through health promotion activities and enforcement of provincial acts and regulations.  Assist in reducing the potential for hazardous environmental problems by researching, analyzing data, reporting and liaising with the department, the community and other professionals.

Helps to reduce the incidence of communicable disease and health hazards, performs technical assessments, provides consultative and educational services, and ensures that community development does not conflict with a healthy environment.  The PHI/Environmental Health Hazards identifies hazards in residential, recreational, commercial, social and industrial premises, provides information and consultation to departmental staff and management on human health issues.  The PHI/Environmental Health Hazards responds to changing environmental issues to ensure compliance with pertinent legislation.

– Certified by the CIPHI (includes 3 month internship program and complete written and oral examination)
– Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent
– A degree in Environmental Health is an asset, preferably with a focus on applied research and statistical analysis.

– A minimum of two years of experience in Public Health inspection methods and procedures.

– Must maintain ability to travel in a timely manner to other offices, work locations or sites as authorized by the Corporation for business reasons.

– Proven skills in investigation, interviewing and the delivery of public health inspection programs.

Closing Statement

Uncover the wonder of the Niagara Region and join a team dedicated to meeting tomorrow’s challenges TODAY!

Let us know why you would be an excellent team member by submitting your online application.

We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please apply on the Niagara Region Careers site.

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