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Public Health Inspector, Environmental Health, Middlesex-London Health Unit

London, Ontario
Deadline January 8, 2010

Temporary full-time until May 2010

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has a temporary leave replacement for a full-time Public Health Inspector position on the Environmental Health Team, within Environmental Health and Chronic Disease Prevention Services. Public Health Inspectors are responsible for delivering comprehensive environmental health programs in the community in the areas of prevention, enforcement, promotion, protection, education, and research. The protection of individual and community wellness will require the application of a variety of professional and technical skills in health protection, health promotion and law enforcement activities. Duties may relate to drinking water, food safety, health hazard investigation, rabies, Vector Borne Diseases, Tobacco Control Act enforcement, inspection of artificial tanning salons, and community presentations.

This position requires a B.A.Sc. in Environmental Health and certification as a Public Health Inspector by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI). Candidates must also have a valid Ontario Driver’s Licence and use of a reliable vehicle. Applicants should also have the ability to work in a collaborative team environment as well as independently, very good computer skills, very good verbal and written communication skills, and a thorough knowledge of the Health Protection and Promotion Act, related regulations, and the Ontario Public Health Standards. The ability to communicate in French or other languages would be considered an asset.

The Middlesex-London Health Unit is located in the heart of downtown London, just a short walk from Victoria Park, City Hall, Covent Garden Market, and the John Labatt Centre. London is the geographic centre of Southwestern Ontario, strategically located at the junction of Highways 401 and 402, less than a two-hour drive from Windsor, Detroit, Toronto, and Buffalo, and less than an hour from the Grand Bend resort area on the shores of Lake Huron. The City of London, also known as the Forest City, is the home of the University of Western Ontario and Fanshawe College.

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Please apply no later than January 8, 2010, quoting position number EHFTPHIOPP-0309/01, to:

Human Resources Department
Middlesex-London Health Unit
50 King Street
London, ON N6A 5L7
Fax: 519-663-5086

Information concerning applicants is collected under the authority of the Health Protection & Promotion Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H-7, as amended, and will be used to consider suitability for employment. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Health Unit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Mission of the Middlesex-London Health Unit, a teaching health unit, is to promote wellness, prevent disease and injury, and protect the public’s health through the delivery of public health programs, services and research.