Under the general supervision of the Health Director, performs technical environmental health work in the inspection of private, public, and commercial property for environmental health hazards, and assists in working towards resolution of hazards.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Performs on-site inspections of food establishments, camps, public and semi-public swimming pools, spas, body art, bodywork therapy, housing and tanning establishments. Conducts lead abatement, and Title 5 inspections. Inspects for code compliance and public health and safety, issues correction orders if needed, and follows up to ensure resolution.
• Maintains and updates databases of information related to inspections, including correspondence, photographs, copies of complaints and correction orders, etc.
• Educates individuals and businesses regarding compliance with codes and regulations and assists with mitigating problems.
• Responds to health, environmental and/or housing complaints from residents and businesses. Conducts investigations as needed, including food-borne illness investigations, and ensures proper remediation.
• Reviews and approves plans submitted by new food establishments including food plans, floor plans, and inventory of equipment.
• Maintains training in Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Dispensing sites
• Assists in some aspects of hazardous materials response.
• Coordinates with other Departments on opioid epidemic issues, mental health initiatives and community resiliency, as assigned.
• Assists supervisor and other staff in preparing for court hearings related to code compliance.
• Provides support to the Health Director and the Board of Health as needed.
• Performs special projects and other related duties as required, directed, or as the situation dictates.
• Maintain competency per 8-402.10 of the amended Food Code Supplement.
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