Frequently Asked Questions
Create Your Account Now and Start Posting Resumes and/or Jobs
Create/Edit Your Resume
Search Jobs
Post Jobs, Search Resumes

1487 Posted Jobs
This page is developed
and maintained by the
Rollins School of Public Health.
Rollins Distance Learning

Job Number: 64029412
Organization: Florida Department of Health
Posted: 3/15/2023
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Environmental Health
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Bartow,  FL    USA
Position Description: This is a professional position that conducts site inspections to evaluate applications to construct, modify, or repair onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems (septic systems). This position conducts plan reviews and site evaluations to ensure applications for onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems meet permitting requirements of all pertinent laws and rules. This position conducts compliance inspections and on-going monitoring, when required, to ensure that onsite systems are constructed, operated and maintained so as not to be a threat to the public health or degrade drinking, surface or ground water resources. This position will perform work in the septic section of Environmental Health to include application review and processing, site evaluations, permit issuance, and compliance inspections in all areas of the OSTDS program in accordance with Chapter 381, Florida Statutes, Chapter 64E-6, F.A.C., and the Environmental Health Program Manual DOHM 150- 4. Consults with property owners, engineers, and developers to facilitate design changes. Inspect septic tank pump trucks, septage treatment facilities, land application sites, septic tank manufactures, and other regulated facilities. Investigate nuisance complaints, prepare reports, violation notices, and initiate compliance actions in accordance with Florida Statutes, codes, Environmental Health Program Manual DOHM 150-4, and other department guidelines. Performs other duties as required, including performance of additional interpreter duties, consistent with skill level, and as needed. Employee must be able to lift 25 pounds, stand or walk for long periods of time (greater than 30 minutes), and be able to walk on rough or uneven terrain. Employee must also be able to work in tight spaces with limited air movement and possible high temperatures, to work outdoors in various weather conditions (for example in typical Florida daily rain or heat), and be able to cope with an encounter of live or dead insects or animals when in the field or office. Employee will adhere at all times to all safety practices which includes but is not limited to the following: proper lifting and office equipment use, safe driving practices (including proper use and storage of vehicle keys) and vehicle safety, proper cell phone use, blood borne pathogen procedures, use of all issued personal protective equipment, proper field equipment use, proper fire extinguisher use, following safety orders and recommendations regarding weather events or other issues, following all safety rules posted at field sites and facilities, heat and field safety, and any other specific safety guidelines or policies provided by supervisors, managers, safety officers, or human resources. Employee will make every effort to maintain a safe workplace and will report any safety violations to a supervisor or building manager immediately.

Qualifications: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in one of the physical or natural sciences or engineering This position may require certification as outlined in Florida Statutes 381.0101 for either (1) Food Protection, or (2) Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems (OSTDS), or (3) both Food Protection and OSTDS programs. To qualify for certification, the incumbent must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and must have successfully completed a minimum of 30-semester or 40 quarter hours in environmental health, environmental science, a physical or a biological science, or public health. Valid Florida Class E Driver’s License Environmental Health Professional Certification

Organization Description: The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

Annual and Sick Leave benefits; Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year; State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options; Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (For more information, please click;

Flexible Spending Accounts; Tuition waivers; And more! For a more complete list of benefits, visit

Closing Date: 6/15/2023
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Mimi Williamson,  ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST I
Contact Location: 2090 E Clower St

Bartow   FL  33830
United States
Contact Location: 2090 E Clower St
  Bartow   FL  33830
  United States
Contact Phone: 8635782004 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: ENVIRONMENTAL-SPECIALIST-I-64029412-1-1-1-1-FL- 33830/979063200/

Additional Information:

Web Site Delete Date: 4/7/2023