Health Environmentalist – Barren River District Health Department – Bowling Green, KY

Health Environmentalist


The Barren River District Health Department is accepting applications for a full time Health Environmentalist.  This position will be based in Warren County.  The minimum requirements are a four year degree from a college or university with a minor or equivalent course work (24 semester hours) in environmental health, biological, or physical science or registration as a Kentucky Environmental Specialist/Sanitarian.  Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; Perform work of moderate difficulty while receiving training in the application of environmental health programs and in the enforcement of regulations through formal classroom training and on-the-job experience.  Perform duties with close monitoring by professional supervisory personnel until properly trained to perform functions independently.  Perform regular inspections of tourist accommodations, schools, swimming pools to ensure compliance with state and local regulations pertaining to environmental health, this may include taking product samples and forwarding for testing. Secure water samples; investigate nuisance complaints and other duties related to environmental health.  Inspect food establishments for compliance with state regulations pertaining to sanitation.  Request assistance from supervisors in situations beyond his/her scope of training and experience. Interpret reports generated by the Environmental Health Management Information System (EHMIS)/Graphical Users Interface (GUI) system. Analyze and interpret data regarding test results, inspections results, etc. and present results to appropriate types of audiences.  Other duties as assigned.  The minimum hourly wage is $12.15 per hour. You must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license. The successful applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check. Applications may be picked up at any Barren River District Health Department or at Return completed application and transcript to: Human Resources Manager, P.O. Box 1157, Bowling Green, KY 42102 by COB on Friday, August 4, 2017. EOE.


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Kim Flora

Human Resources Manager


Barren River District Health Department

1109 State Street

Bowling Green, KY 42101


270-781-8039 ext. 117



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