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

Requirements

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).

 

 

Responsibilities

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

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 jobs@healthunit.org, identifying details about your experience as it relates to the required qualifications. Visit www.healthunit.org 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.