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Public Health Inspector, Middlesex-London Health Unit

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has a full-time permanent position for a Public Health Inspector in Environmental Health and Chronic Disease Prevention Services.  We are seeking motivated, self-starting individuals who are eager to further develop their expertise in prevention, enforcement, promotion, protection, education and research in a generalized program (excluding Part VIII) in a designated area.  Duties could relate to food safety, safe water, air quality, health hazard investigation, rabies, West Nile Virus, community presentations, and other activities.

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 during working hours.  Applicants should also have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a thorough knowledge of the Health Protection and Promotion Act, related regulations, and the Mandatory Programs. The ability to communicate in French or other languages would be considered an asset.

Permanent full-time staff enjoy a wide range of fully paid health and dental benefits, the OMERS pension plan, competitive salaries, and a stimulating work environment.  Full-time Public Health Inspectors currently earn $53,452 to $66,815 per annum. The present mileage rates for business travel are $0.49 per km for the first 5000 km in the calendar year and $0.43 per km thereafter.

The Middlesex-London Health Unit's Environmental Health and Chronic Disease Prevention Services 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 by September 19, 2008, quoting position FTPHIEHCD-0508/01:

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.