The Middlesex-London Health Unit is expanding our workforce to meet the health needs of our community! There are several opportunities for full-time Public Health Inspector positions. Flexible hours of 35 hours/week within a 7-day workweek are required. The Health Unit offers a flexible work environment where employees actively participate in operational planning, work collaboratively on multidisciplinary teams, and enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, including the OMERS pension plan.
The successful candidate will:
- Respond to current environmental health problems and concerns, investigate complaints, inspect premises, assess and approve plans to ensure compliance with pertinent legislation.
- Identify health hazards in natural settings, residential, recreational, commercial, institutional, social and industrial premises using risk assessment approaches and issue Orders under HPPA to those responsible for eliminating any identified health hazards.
- Promote healthy environments by responding to complaints and inquiries about air quality, unsanitary or unsafe conditions, recommends improvements to meet current codes and standards.
- Apply expertise in the areas of prevention, enforcement, promotion, protection, education, and research;
- Protect individual and community wellness through the application of a variety of professional and technical skills in health protection, health promotion, and law enforcement activities;
- Provide coverage and client service through the participation in office duty work, evening shift coverage and on-call weekends; and,
- Participate in other duties as assigned.
- A four-year Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Environmental Health, or equivalent;
- Certification as a Public Health Inspector by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors CIPHI(C) is required;
- Familiarity with the Health Protection and Promotion Act and relevant Regulations and Guidelines as well as the Ontario Public Health Standards and Protocols is a requirement;
- Valid Ontario Driver's License and access to reliable transportation;
- Excellent computer skills in the areas of documentation, MS Office and database software (Hedgehog);
- Ability to influence and de-escalate complex and/or challenging situations in a calm and professional manner;
- Excellent interpersonal and written/communication skills;
- Communication proficiency (written and verbal) in French and/or any other language is highly desirable.
To apply to this position, please select “Apply Now” and submit a resume and cover letter as a single document. Please note: new applicants will need to create an online account to apply
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Health Unit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Accommodations are available, upon request, to support potential applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Should you require accommodation, please indicate in your cover letter and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.