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Under general direction, plan, organize, administer and supervise County Environmental Health Department and activities; assign, coordinate, and schedule Environmental Health investigations, inspections and enforcement activities; perform a variety of the more difficult, complex, and specialized assignments in the Department; represent the County on various issues and policies impacting environmental health services; provide administrative support for the Board of Supervisors and/or the County Administrative Officer; and perform related work as required.

This is a single-position class responsible for the day-to-day operations of the County’s Environmental Health functions and programs. The position’s primary emphasis is on program development and implementation, staff supervision, budget preparation and administration, and program administration for the assigned areas. EOE

Additional Application:

Five (5) years of responsible experience in Environmental Health investigation, inspection, and enforcement work, preferably including at least one (1) year in an administrative or supervisory capacity and; Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university with a major in biology, chemistry, physics, environmental science, or a closely related field. Please see Special Requirements below Special Requirements Possession of valid Environmental Health registration issued by the State Department of Public Health. Miscellaneous Information Must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of application and a valid California Drivers License by the time of appointment. The valid California License must be maintained throughout employment.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 60
Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • About Plumas County - Environmental Health

    Plumas County is located near the northeast corner of California, up where the Sierra and the Cascade mountains meet. The Feather River, with its several forks, flows through the county. Quincy, the unincorporated county seat, is about 80 miles northeast from Oroville, California, and about 85 miles from Lake Tahoe and Reno, Nevada. State highways 70 and 89 traverse the county.

    Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes