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Environmental Health Practitioner, Full Time
Location McHenry County Public Health Dept
# of openings 1
Pay Range $21.72 per hour
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DIVISION: Environmental Health

HOURS:  37.50 hours per week, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 pm.



A comprehensive position in the Environmental Health Division.  Performs technical investigations in Environmental Health Programs.  Responsibilities include regulatory work in the food protection, potable water, private sewage, solid waste, tanning, body art, public beach and public health nuisance programs.  Learning and application of general Environmental Health practices and techniques. Comfortable in a fast paced, high volume, multi-tasking workplace. Team oriented environment.



Food establishment, water well & onsite wastewater treatment system, body art and tanning facility inspections and complaint investigations.



Bachelor degree with a minimum of 30 hours of biological or physical science.  Licensed Environmental Health Practitioners preferred.  Non-licensed, entry level applicants are encouraged to apply.  Successful completion of the licensure examination, through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, is required within 3 years of employment.



McHenry County offers an excellent benefits package which includes:  Health, Dental, Vision and Accident Insurance, Health Savings Account,  IMRF Pension Plan, Deferred Compensation Plan through Nationwide Retirement Solutions, Roth 457(B), Paid Vacation, Sick, Personal Days and Holidays.



No applicant for employment shall be discriminated against because of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or disability.  McHenry County is an equal opportunity employer.

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