Health Officer

Health Officer

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City of Watertown

The City of Watertown MA seeks a professional Health Officer who enjoys working with and protecting the public to serve as an inspector and educator enforcing public health laws and regulations, educating licensees and the general public, and other related work. Works under the direct supervision of the Chief Environmental Health Officer and in accordance with statutes and professional standards; responsible for the enforcement of State Sanitary Codes and local regulations; performs sanitary inspections of food establishments, pools, housing, general nuisance, tanning establishments, hazardous materials facilities and other establishments to ensure compliance with state and local standards and regulations; follows up on complaints involving vermin and other nuisance conditions; prepares letters, enforcement documents and educational materials.  Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in public health, environmental health, biology, chemistry or a related field; one year of related experience in public health or environmental health; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Registration as a Sanitarian preferred.  Computer skills and valid Massachusetts motor vehicle license with good driving history. Salary Range Begins:  $66,041 annually with excellent benefits package, training, paid holidays, vacation, sick time, retirement and deferred compensation, cafeteria plans, employee assistance program, and more. To Apply:  City of Watertown application form is required and is available at  under Employment Opportunities. An application form with cover letter and resume is accepted by email;, fax 1-617-923-8195 or at the Personnel Office, 149 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472.  Application Deadline:       Open Until Filled.  AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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