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Public Health Specialist III

Recruitment #181029-X17C-07

Introduction

JFD:  Public Health Specialist III
Location: Consumer Health Services
PIN #: 34002202
Salary: $1,865.46 bi-weekly

Travel Required: Regional to statewide travel with occasional overnight stays.

Description:
This position will be responsible for conducting inspections and complaint investigations in the following establishments: food manufacturing and wholesale, water bottlers, water and Ice vending, tattoo and body piercing, and bedding manufacturing and refurbishment establishments, and assisting county inspectors in meeting mandated inspection frequencies.

This position has preferred qualifications
Knowledge and experience of Oklahoma food, and/or Tattoo and Body Piercing industry

Applicants who demonstrate they possess the minimum qualifications (education and experience requirements) and the preferred qualifications will be given additional consideration during the interview process.

Applicants must demonstrate they possess the minimum qualifications (education and experience requirements) and the selective qualification in order to be considered for this position.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE

BASIC PURPOSE

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.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

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.

Level III:    
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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level III:   
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.

The State Department of Health has been authorized to use a selective qualification when interviewing applicants for this position.

"Applicant must have possession of full registration with the Sanitarian and Environmental Specialist Registration Advisory Council."

 

NOTES

REQUIREMENTS:
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.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE


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.

 

Selection Plan

Scores based on:   100% Qualification Review

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.



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