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Student Public Health Inspector, Environmental Health Program, North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit

North Bay or Parry Sound, Ontario
Deadline January 22, 2016

JOB #2016/001

Position: Student Public Health Inspector – Management/Non-Union – Environmental Health Program

Hours of Work: Temporary – Full-Time – 35 Hours Per Week (1.00 FTE)

Effective: May 2, 2016 to August 26, 2016 (Subject to Change)

Location: Main Office – North Bay Or Parry Sound Branch Office

Additional Info: Student Position

Position Summary:

Working as a member of the Environmental Health team, under the direction of the Program Manager, the student will gain the practicum required to participate in the certification process. Duties will include: food safety; safe water; tobacco control; communicable disease surveillance and investigation (including rabies); health hazard investigation; and other general public health activities as assigned.


Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Currently enrolled in an approved Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) Environmental Health Program
  • Currently a student member in good standing with CIPHI
  • Flexibility to respond to varied and shared tasks associated with team functioning
  • Self-motivated and able to complete assigned duties with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to use computer technology including MS word, PowerPoint, Internet, email and social media
  • Ability to participate effectively in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to prepare reports
  • Ability to work flex hours as required
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment
  • Requires a valid “G” Ontario Driver’s Licence and access to a reliable vehicle

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be required to provide a Criminal Reference Check including the Vulnerable Sector Check: recent, within four (4) months at their expense and will be required to comply with the Health Unit’s immunization policies. Applicants requiring accommodation for the interview are asked to make such requests only when contacted for an interview.

Hourly Rate: $14.51 (Effective April 1, 2016) (plus 4% vacation pay and 4% public holiday pay)

Closing Date: January 22, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.

Application Process:

If you wish to be considered for this position, please forward your resume, cover letter and proof of student membership with CIPHI to the attention of:

Wendy Moore, Human Resources Assistant Attention: Job Posting #2016/001
North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit, 681 Commercial Street, North Bay, ON P1B 4E7 or Email:

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The Health Unit is an Equal Opportunity Employer