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Job Title: Environmental Health Specialist III, Opt 1
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Organization: Illinois Department of Public Health
Posted: 5/21/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Environmental Health
Number of Openings: 1
Location: West Chicago,  IL    USA
Compensation: Monthly Salary Range: $4,377 - $6,581
Position Description: The Illinois Department of Public Health, Office of Health Protection, has an opening for an Environmental Health Specialist III, Option 1 in the West Chicago Regional Office. This individual is responsible for performing professional environmental investigations, collecting samples, investigating complaints and providing detailed technical reports for supervisory review and approval for programs in the Division of Environmental Health with an emphasis on the Lead Program.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with a minimum of 30 semester hours in physical and/or biological sciences. Three years of professional experience in environmental health is also required as well as a working knowledge of biology, chemistry, microbiology and toxicology as they relate to environmental health and safety.

Requirements for this position include the ability to exercise independent judgement and discretion, and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Requirements also include a valid Illinois driver’s license and the ability to travel. Excellent computer skills and work experience in Microsoft software products including, Word, Excel, Power-point, etc. is highly desirable.

Organization Description: Public health means different things to different people. It often evokes the image of a restaurant inspector, but the range of services is much broader -- vaccinations to protect children against disease...testing to assure the safety of food, water and drugs...licensing to ensure quality health care in hospitals and nursing homes...investigations to control the outbreak of infectious diseases...collection and evaluation of health statistics to develop prevention and regulatory programs...screening newborns for genetic diseases...programs to meet the special health needs of women. Combined, these vital programs and services make up Illinois' public health system, a system that bears major responsibility for the quality of life in the state. You can learn more about the Illinois Department of Public Health by exploring our website. Feel free to browse and if you have questions or comments, please drop us a line.

Closing Date: 8/21/2018
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Contact Name: Tracy Chrans,  Environmental Health Specialist III, Opt 1
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How to Apply: TO APPLY: 1) Download the Central Management Services (CMS) Employment Application (CMS-100) @; 2) Complete the employment application indicating Environmental Health Specialist III, Option 1 as the position title, and; 3) Mail directly to: Tracy Chrans, HR Representative Illinois Department of Public Health - HR Department 535 W. Jefferson Street, 4th Floor Springfield, IL 62761 (217) 785-2031, If you have questions please contact our Human Resources Department

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