Job Title: Environmental Health Officer II
Work Site: Environmental Health - Vancouver, Richmond, and North Shore sites
Status: Regular Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $31.36 - $39.10 per hour
0830-1630 - option to participate in Compressed Work Week Pilot
Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays
Come work as an Environmental Health Officer II with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Environmental Health Officer to join the Environmental Health teams in Vancouver, Richmond, and on the North Shore. Apply today to join our team!
As a Environmental Health Officer II with VCH you will:
Promote and maintain a high standard of public health, environmental conditions, and environmental control standards.
Enforce applicable acts, regulations and by-laws.
Identify all factors detrimental to community and environmental health and for the abatement of same as provided for by applicable rules, acts, regulations and by-laws.
Review and draft new and/or update standards, programs and controls.
Carry out a wide variety of public health and environmental control inspectional duties; perform education, research, assessments, analytical tasks, and prepare relevant reports.
WHO WE ARE
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.
Education & Experience
Bachelor of Technology in Environmental Health degree, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Must be certified as a Public Health Inspector in Canada (CPHI(C)).
Must possess a valid BC Driver’s License as travel within Vancouver Coastal Health requires the use of a personal vehicle.
Knowledge & Abilities
Ability to conduct through inspections and investigations using a risk-based approach.
Ability to determine compliance or corrective action in the inspection of public facilities.
Ability to apply critical thinking and problem solving techniques.
Ability to analyze and interpret test and inspection results. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, including speaking in public and preparing reports.
Ability to establish effective working relationships with others.
Ability to work independently under limited supervision in a geographic area, and to organize and prioritize work.
Ability to read and interpret complex technical documents, such as legislative acts and regulations, architectural and engineered plans, and chemical and bacteriological laboratory reports.
Ability to enforce acts and regulations and to issue violation tickets in a calm, firm, and consistent manner under stressful conditions.
Ability to operate related equipment such as sampling equipment and recorders.
Ability to use a wide variety of related computer software applications.
Ability to teach in a group environment.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.