Environmental Health Officer

Environmental Health Officer

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 5, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA HEALTH CENTRE
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
Position Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Health Officer to join our Environmental Public Health Team in the sunny Okanagan!

The Environmental Health Officer is responsible for carrying out the diverse program of Health Protection by:

  • Managing and delivering consistent, quality, evidence-based programs, services and strategies to reduce risk and improve health.
  • Accomplishing our mission through utilizing a mandate continuum of advocacy, partnership, health education, risk management, facilitated compliance, and the application of law.

Using a variety of professional and technical skills the position promotes and maintains a high standard of public health; enforces applicable health legislation, policies and standards; conducts inspections and risk assessments; identifies factors detrimental to community and environmental health; reduces the incidence of communicable disease, performs technical assessments; provides consultative and education services and ensures that community development does not conflict with a healthy environment.

If you have a certificate in Public Health Inspection (Canada) and are registered or eligible to be registered with the Board of Registration of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors BC Branch, apply today!

Shifts of work are Monday to Friday, 08:30 – 16:30. This position requires a flex bank.

*This position requires travel. Use of a personal vehicle may be required. A flexible work site may be considered within our Okanagan Health Service region.

*This position may qualify for relocation allowance.

Some Benefits to joining Interior Health:

Interior Health offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • 4 weeks vacation
  • Insurance premiums paid by Interior Health
  • Medical Services Plan
  • Extended Health Coverage
  • Dental Health Coverage
  • Pension Plan

Community Profile: Surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery, the thriving city of Kelowna is situated on the eastern shores of Lake Okanagan in the south central region of British Columbia. It is the largest city in the area and boasts all of the amenities of a major centre including fine dining, unique shops and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Wine tours, golfing, skiing, boating, swimming and camping are among the many recreational activities enjoyed by residents here.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces.

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in a health-related discipline; must have a certificate in Public Health Inspection (Canada) and must be registered or eligible to be registered with the Board of Registration of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors BC Branch.

Two year’s recent experience as a Public Health Inspector or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current valid BC Driver’s License.

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