Salary: $55,958 - $83,395 per yr USD
Public Health Rating and Survey Officers work under administrative direction and are responsible for the survey and evaluation of food storage, preparation and serving practices and procedures to determine compliance with United States Food and Drug Administration and Nevada laws, regulations and standards; regulate and enforce State law relating to: the Safe Drinking Water Program in Nevada; drug licensing investigations; label review, sampling and inspection of drug and cosmetic manufacturing plants; inspection of dairies and milk plants; certification of septic systems; inspection of food warehouses, traditional food and drink establishments, health facilities, and public institutions; perform as an authorized agent of the Food and Drug Commission as required. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no training. Under the direct supervision of the Environmental Health Section (EHS) Program Manager, this position will survey and evaluate EHS permitted establishments and state and local environmental health specialists for compliance with statutory requirements. This position will also act as training coordinator for EHS; conduct environmental health inspections; investigate illness and other public health problems; and revise or write new regulations and policies. The Environmental Health Section functions include permitting, management, education, enforcement, consultation and emergency response for the purpose of prevention of environmental health hazards and the promotion of public health and the environment in the following areas: Food protection, bottled water plants and distributors, cosmetics and drugs, public accommodations, recreational vehicle parks, institutional health, recreational swimming areas and waters, solid and liquid waste management, individual sewage disposal systems, water sanitation and emergency preparedness. Nevada's landscape and economy are a few reasons to join the Silver State workforce! Additional benefits include: medical, dental, life and disability insurance programs; participation in the public employees' retirement plan; 11 paid holidays; and accrual of 3 weeks of annual and 3 weeks of sick leave each year. At the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, our mission is to protect, promote and improve the physical and behavioral health of the people of Nevada. Carson City is minutes away from beautiful Lake Tahoe, the big city lights of Reno, and old town Virginia City. Carson City offers a wide variety of year round activities and events. If you enjoy activities such as golfing, biking, off-roading, hiking, skiing, and fishing, this is the place for you. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***
Announcement Number: 39147
Open to all qualified persons.
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Carson City, Nevada