Public Health Sanitarian Technician

Oakland County
Job Description

Under limited supervision, implements and enforces the County Sanitary Code and State Laws relating to environmental health through the Oakland County Health Division. Makes field inspections to places such as food establishments, body art facilities, group lodging and care facilities, home sites, and recreational areas, and makes recommendations pertaining to public health.  Performs soil evaluations for on-site sewage disposal and reviews data for feasibility of on-site water supplies.  Maintains records and reports for documentation of sanitation matters, and makes recommendations regarding licensure or code violations.  May on occasion be required to lift septic tank covers.  Utilizes current county-wide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

Minimum Qualifications


All applicants for this classification must upload a copy of their college transcript under the attachment section. This section is used for transcripts only. Do not upload any other documents such as reference, cover letter, resume, etc. NOTE: If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required. 

At the time of application, applicants must:

1.  Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Public Health, Sanitary Science, Environmental Health or a closely related field.
2.  Possess a valid United States motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license. Out of country driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate valid State of Michigan driver's license before the hire date.
3.  Pass the complete examination, including the employment physical, established for this classification.
4.  Successfully complete the six month probationary period.


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