HEALTH DEPARTMENT, CITY OF NEW HAVEN
SALARY: MINIMUM $53,169 ANNUALIZED
POSTED UNTIL: December 4, 2020
NATURE OF WORK
This is a technical position under the general supervision of the Environmental Health Program Director in the Department of Health to perform investigatory and educational work in the field of environmental health, specifically the investigation of cases of childhood lead poisoning. Work is performed within the framework of existing laws, ordinances, policies and regulations.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in public health or directly related field and one (1) year of experience in environmental health inspection and enforcement; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge of policies, procedures, methods and standards relating to environmental health. Considerable knowledge of lead poisoning, its effects on children and methods of abatement. Considerable knowledge of current issues and decisions regarding childhood lead poisoning. Ability to remain current on all literature relating to lead. Ability to deal effectively with co-workers and the public.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Possession of State of CT Lead Inspector Certification and Risk Assessor Certification or must be able to obtain after attending certification training sponsored by the City. This must be accomplished no later than 6 months of appointment to the position. Valid Connecticut Driver’s license is required.
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY:
In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the posting period via the online application portal.
2) Click on the “Employment Opportunities” link in the right margin (or found under “Expand Menu” if on a handheld device) and follow all instructions provided on that page. You will need a valid, working email address to apply.
Those persons meeting minimum requirements will be invited to participate in a Civil Service exam at a later date.
This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with Local 884, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a pre-employment background check, (2) a pre-employment physical examination, including pre-employment drug screening, and (3) a 120-day probationary period.
Please note that our method of communication with applicants is by email. In the application process, please provide us with a valid email address, and ensure that you monitor your email for correspondence from our department.
Applications for this position ONLY accepted online at https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/ Internet access is available to applicants without computers or internet service at the following locations: Dept. of Human Resources 200 Orange St. Room #102 New Haven, CT 06510 Mon- Fri 9:00 am – 4:30 pm and at all branches of the New Haven Free Public Libraries. Location access may be limited due to COVID-19.