RECENT OR POTENTIAL CBU GRADS: Public Health Inspector, Full-time, Permanent Status


The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit have an opening for a Public Health Inspector within the Community Health Protection Department working in our Smiths Falls Office. This is a full-time, permanent status position, working 74 hours in a biweekly pay period. The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit, (LGLHU) serves the municipalities of Leeds, Grenville and Lanark Counties.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field; those with a degree in a program of instruction approved by the Board of Certification CIPHI will be given preference;

Current Certification by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors;

Successful completion of examination for Sewage System Inspector under the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs (Part VIII and General Legal); or (within one year of hire)

Demonstrated knowledge and skill in health promotion, and illness and injury prevention strategies (individuals, groups and populations), coalition building and community partnerships;

Demonstrated knowledge of public health sciences;

Demonstrated skill in the use of community development, social marketing and public policy strategies;

Excellent interpersonal, communication and public relations skills, with capacity to relate to a wide variety of partners internal and external;

Excellent written and oral communication skills;

Demonstrated initiative, self-direction, flexibility, leadership and decision making skills;

Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team and with other community agencies as well as independently with minimal supervision;

Two years of public health inspection experience within the past 5 years;

Work constructively and contribute to a harmonious and effective work environment;

Handle work in a professional manner with tact, diplomacy and confidentiality;

Strong time management and organizational skills, able to deal with many competing demands in a calm, professional and independent manner;

Solid problem-solving abilities, ability to set priorities and manage conflicting demands;

Careful attention to detail;

Knowledge and proficiency in use of the Internet and various computer programs in a Windows environment;

Current immunization in accordance with Health Unit Policy III_5-0_6, including annual influenza immunization as directed by the Medical Officer of Health;

Criminal record check;

Valid driver’s licence, and access to a reliable vehicle.

Preferred Qualification:

A current membership in CIPHI(C).



The successful candidate will provide public health inspection duties in a generalized multi-disciplinary health programs setting, with a focus on Ontario Public Health Standards in Environmental Health. This position reports to the Director, Community Health Protection Department.

Application Details

Salary Range: $69,335.71 to $77,819.32 annual (1.0 FTE), plus comprehensive benefits package.

Please apply by 4:30 PM on January 28, 2019. Send your resume and letter of application to, identifying details about your experience as it relates to the required qualifications. Visit for further information about our programs and services. Accommodations for job applicants with a disability are available on request.

We thank all applicants for their interest in employment with our agency.

Please note that we will only contact candidates selected for an interview.