Summer Employment (Practicum): Student Public Health Inspector Practicum

  • Location: Belleville & Bancroft, Ontario
  • Competition Number: 21.00
  • Deadline: January 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health

Posting 21.00
(4 positions)

Classification: Student Public Health Inspector Practicum
Program: Healthy Environments
Date Posted: December 18, 2020
Date Closed: January 15, 2021
Competition #: 21.00
Commencement Date: May 17, 2021
Type: Student Term May 17 to Aug 27, 2021 (4 positions)
Location: 3 in Belleville & 1 in Bancroft
Status: Non Union
FTE: 1.0

Reporting to the Program Managers in Healthy Environments and Food Safety, the Student PHI will assist with public health inspections and investigation services including the following:
• Food Safety
• Recreational Water Safety
• Rabies Prevention and Control
• Safe Water including inspection of Small Drinking Water Systems
• Vector Borne Disease
• Infection Disease Prevention and Control
• Health Hazard Prevention and Management
• Public Health Emergency Preparedness
• Assist with COVID-19 Pandemic response activities
• Other related duties as assigned.


• Establishes and cultivates positive working relationships
• Models, supports, and endorses Ontario Public Health / HPEPH values and change initiatives.
• Demonstrates a commitment to the HPEPH mission and values and acts as an ambassador for HPEPH when in contact with the public and other agencies.
• Where appropriate, identifies risk and implements risk mitigation strategies.
• Follows all applicable HPEPH, Ontario Public Health, legislation, and professional standards.

• Enrolled in a post-secondary institution recognized by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors.
• Excellent communication skills to work with the general public and others using tact.
• Demonstrated ability to accurately and effectively document activities, observations and complete reports.
• Ability to work in a busy environment with changing priorities and meet deadlines.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.

Working Conditions:
Interact with clients in a variety of settings; travel throughout Hastings County including in the County of Prince Edward, North Hastings, Quinte West and Belleville as needed; flexible working hours are required; standard working hours are 8:30AM – 4:30PM.
If you are interested in applying, please review our Submission Guidelines on the HPEPH website. Applications must be emailed by end of day January 15, 2021 to:
HPEPH welcomes those with disabilities. To make arrangements for accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources.