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Job Opportunity: Environmental Health Technician

Employer: Modoc County Health Services

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Interviews: To be announced

Position Type and Salary:

  • Environmental Health Technician (EH Tech)
  • Salary Range (225): Step A-F
  • Monthly Salary: $3,356 – $5,205

Benefits: County benefits package included

Job Summary: Under general direction, the Environmental Health Technician provides administrative support for the Director of Environmental Health. Responsibilities include conducting the most complex sanitary inspections and investigations to enforce Federal, State, County, and local environmental health, safety, and hazardous material laws, rules, regulations, and standards. This role may also serve as a specialist in a designated area of environmental health investigations and enforcement, such as hazardous materials/waste regulation, provide training for other staff, and perform related work as required.


  • Any combination of training and experience that is likely to provide the necessary knowledge and abilities is considered qualifying.
  • A typical way to meet the required qualifications includes:
    • Completion of college-level coursework in biological sciences, chemistry, environmental health, or hazardous materials.
    • One year of experience conducting environmental health investigations or inspections is desired.
  • May require special training and/or certification as necessary for the assigned area.

Special Requirements:

  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles

How to Apply: Submit a completed Modoc County job application and resume to the Environmental Health Department at 204 W 4th Street, Alturas, CA, or via email to For more information, please contact Chris Murray at (530) 233-6310.

Modoc County is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check