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

London, Ontario
Deadline: August 17, 2011

Public Health Inspector, Environmental Health
Full Time

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has an exciting opportunity 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, inspection of pools and spas, enforcing applicable  municipal bylaws (e.g. Idling Control bylaw) and community presentations.

This position requires a four year Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Environmental Health and certification as a Public Health Inspector by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI); candidates writing qualifying examinations may be considered for employment after certification. Candidates must also have a valid Ontario driver’s licence and use of a reliable vehicle. Applicants
should also have basic computer skills in the areas of documentation, MS Office and database software, as well as very good oral and written communication skills, and familiarity with the Provincial Legislation concerning Public Health and the Ontario Public Health Standards and Protocols. Previous related work experience and the ability to communicate in French or other languages would be
considered an asset.

Please visit our website at http://www.healthunit.com for further information about our programs and services.

We thank all applicants; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please apply no later than August 17, 2011, quoting position #EHCDFTPHI-0711/01, to:
Human Resources Dept.,
Middlesex-London Health Unit,
50 King Street, London, ON N6A 5L7 Fax: 519-663-5086
E-mail: recruit@mlhu.on.ca

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, is to promote wellness, prevent disease and injury, and protect the public’s health through the delivery of public health programs, services and research.