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Posted: 10/9/2019
Job Reference #: 20028-1
Categories: Green
Keywords: environmental

Job Description

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Job Title: Environmental Health Specialist 11

Closing Date: 10/22/2019
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i.e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle
Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not
be considered.
Job Number: 20-028
Job Type: Full-Time Regular

Department: Tribal Health Department

City: Sacaton, AZLocations: 433 W. Seed Farm Road

Area of Interest: Community Health

Salary Type: DOE
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $50,142 Salary

Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes

The Environmental Health Specialist II is distinguished from the Environmental Health Specialist independently
performing moderately difficult program functions, documentation of inspection ?ndings and recommendations.
The Environmental Health Specialist II evaluates more complex programs services, recommends and implements
regulations, Tribal laws, codes; furnish advice, solutions and technical assistance on difficult problems; develops
and delivers training and functions in a lead capacity as required.

0 Provide technical assistance and consultation on more complex aspects of environmental health sanitation
issues to tribal community and industry representatives.
0 Handle complex or sensitive problems, assignments and environmental health related disease in investigations
(water borne, airborne, food-borne and vector-borne diseases).
0 Plan, develop, implement and evaluate environmental health programs services related to codes and
ordinances, food sanitation, institutional environmental health, recreational sanitation, substandard housing,
vector control, wastewater management, and water quality.
0 Prepare reports and properly ?le/keep records.
0 Assume a lead role in guiding, assisting, and providing environmental health education to Environmental
Health Specialist I and Environmental Health Technician.
0 Actively participate in developing and updating Environmental Health service program plans, SOP’s, codes
and goals.
0 Investigate tribal community’s complaints regarding unsanitary conditions and collect evidence on infractions
and provide recommendations, implement and enforce the regulations according to the community
0 Increase Tribal Community awareness through health education and health promotion about sanitation rules,
tribal codes, ordinances, regulation enforcement, and disease prevention related to environmental health
related infectious disease.
0 Perform other related duties as assigned.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY:o Knowledgeable of tribal laws and Department of Public Health rules and regulations pertaining to
environmental health.
0 Knowledgeable in use of field equipment, e.g., sound level meter, MSA pump, light meter, velometer,"wooden head" electrical circuit tester, etc.Knowledge in both food and vector born roles.Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.Ability to mentor and cross train staff.Ability to conduct plan reviews associated with the GRIC Food Code.Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.Ability to maintain accurate records.Ability to prepare concise technical reports.Ability to effect improvement in sanitary practices in the private sector and sanitary programs in the publicsector.
0 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Officials
and the general public.
0 Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position; agree to maintain a drug-free workplace.REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene of
Natural Science or closely related ?eld, and three (3) years’ experience as a Registered Sanitarian (RS) licensedwith the state of Arizona or Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) with the National Environmental
Health Association (NEHA).

Required to obtain a Tribal Driving permit. Valid state driver’s license with a current proof of driving record
for the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must be
submitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of submission of the
application.Non-Supervisory, Salaried Position
Reports to Director or designee


- Medical - EPQ or PPQ Self-Funded Plan utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Network

- Prescription Program

- Dental - Plan is provided through CIGNA with no deductible for preventive services or $50 (individual)/$150
(family) deductible for basic and major services

- Vision - plan benefits are provided through SightCare of Arizona and carry a $10 co-pay for exams, zero co-

- Life and AD&D - We offer voluntary or supplemental life insurance for Employee & Dependents through
METLIFE Group Insurance. GRIC pays the full cost for your Basic Life and AD&D.Other Voluntary Benefits -

- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
° Short Term Disability

- Long Term Disability

- Employee Assistance Program

- 12 Paid Holidays

- Vacation Leave

- Sick Leave

Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, US. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving
the full and equal opportunity Without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National Origin,
Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River
Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the
required documentation to the completed Employment Application.Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)


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