Professional, administrative, and technical inspection work in the planning, implementation and enforcement of public health and environmental laws and regulations; in emergency management and bioterrorism response; and in designing and implementing preventive health and environmental programs. The Agent is also responsible for ensuring compliance with said laws and regulations to protect and promote the public health of the community and all other related work, as required.
- The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
- Conducts public health inspections including, but not limited to, food establishments, swimming pools and beaches, recreational camps for children, and various retail businesses and operations; enforces state and local public health laws, rules and regulations. Conducts plan review for new and renovated facilities which will be subject to periodic inspection.
- Oversees compliance with Title V of state sanitary code relating to septic system design, construction and operation; witnesses percolation tests and soil evaluations; conducts plan review, inspects system installation; maintains records of inspection results; updates computer-based record system.
- Investigates complaints relating to public health and environmental concerns, such as environmental tobacco smoke, asbestos, radon, lead paint, hazardous waste, food-borne illnesses, rodents and cockroaches and public health nuisances.
- Responsible for the preparation of monthly reports.
- Develops and presents educational seminars and packets for permit and license holders and the general public on topics of general or special interest, such as compliance with state laws and board of health requirements on rabies and radon.
- Issues burial permits.
- Responsible for updating Health Department website and social media accounts, which include creating and sharing educational public health content.
- Serves as Animal Inspector.
- Performs similar or related work as required, or as situation dictates.
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