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Temp Environmental Health Tech

Tracking Code 15219

Job Description Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you!

About the Role: With minimal supervision, conducts field investigations and office activities as part of the summer bathing beach program. Job duties include collection of water samples at beaches for bacteriological analysis and office and lab activities relative to the program and other tasks as assigned.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or medical/religious exemption within 30 days of hire. If not fully vaccinated, you must follow the requirements for unvaccinated until you meet the definition of fully vaccinated. 

Scheduled Hours: 37.5 hours a week

  • M - F (8:00am-4:30pm)

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts, under prescribed methods, environmental inspections or collects samples as required.
  • Assists in laboratory activities in support of the preparation and analysis of environmental samples.
  • Prepares documentation for samples collected.
  • Assists in office activities in support of the preparation and analysis of environmental samples, including data entry.

Knowledge Skills Abilities and Education Required:

  • Some knowledge of inspections, sampling and laboratory analysis applicable to environmental assessments.
  • Ability to be empathetic, cordial and friendly when working with people.
  • Ability to keep and maintain accurate records and files.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use a computer.  Some knowledge of PC operations and software (Word processing and spreadsheet) is required.  
  • A valid driver’s license is required.

Supplemental Information: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us.
 
If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video.
 
Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.
 
The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.

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