Counties Covered: Blaine, Kingfisher and Major
|Department||State Department of Health|
|Date Opened||10/2/2018 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||1/15/2019 3:59:00 PM|
|Full or Part Time||
JFD: Public Health Specialist III
PIN #: 34000096
This position will cover multiple counties, the duty station will be determined upon hire.
Counties Covered: Blaine, Kingfisher and Major.
Position will be open for six months or until filled. Please be advised that applications will periodically be considered, as such this position could be filled any time before the closing date.
PIN #34000096 is being announced at a Level I, II and III PLEASE APPLY TO LEVE INTERESTED IN.
This position is responsible for conducting full inspections, surveys, and investigations on retail food establishments such as restaurants, grocery stores, food trucks, hospital and school cafeterias as well as hotels, motels, lodging facilities, daycares and swimming pools. This will include following up on complaints, preparing and completing reports on foodborne illness outbreaks, animal bites and nuisances complaints, and ensuring compliance with applicable statues and regulations.
IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE.
Positions within this job family are assigned responsibilities for planning, performing or supervising technical and professional work involving consumer protection and public health services. This includes performing inspections, surveys, and investigations to identify and eliminate conditions hazardous to life and health, providing consultative services and assistance in assigned areas of responsibility, ensuring corrective actions are taken to eliminate public health or other hazards, and ensuring compliance with applicable statutes and regulations.
The Public Health Specialist job family consists of five levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for specific tasks, the level of expertise required for completion of the assigned work and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.
This is the advanced level where employees are assigned responsibilities for performing advanced level work involving consumer protection or public health protection. This will involve a high degree of technical and administrative freedom to plan, develop, organize and conduct all phases of the work necessary for completion within broad program guidelines. Some responsibility may also be assigned for providing limited guidance and training to entry-level employees, including Environmental Technicians, in performing various consumer protection program duties.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of the statutory requirements of Title 59 O.S. Section 1150.7, (A 2): A bachelor’s degree with a major in public health, environmental health, environmental science, physical science, natural science, biological science, agricultural science, or equivalent, from an accredited college or university with at least thirty (30) semester hours of work in physical, natural and biological science, public health and/or environmental health or environmental protection or both environmental health and environmental protection and three (3) years of professional public health or consumer protection and successful completion of state standardization to conduct food establishment inspections; or a master’s degree in a listed field and successful completion of state standardization to conduct food establishment inspections and two (2) years of professional public health or consumer protection.
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.
All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
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Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.
No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.
***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.