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Environmental Health Officer

Chilliwack, BC
Full Time
5 days ago

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care. Fraser Health is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace.

We currently have a Full Time opportunity for an Environment Health Officer to join our Public Health team based in Chilliwack, BC. Travel and work in other Fraser East communities may be required.

Build on your education & experience as you:
    •Investigates complaints on a variety of public health related problems and environmental control matters; issues orders and recommendations as required •Conducts surveys of conditions to determine existing or potential public health hazards. •Performs inspectional, regulatory and enforcement duties on water quality including drinking, recreational and waste water, and other environmental and pollution control matters. •Performs epidemiological investigations into food borne illness outbreaks, communicable diseases, epidemics of waterborne and zoonotic diseases; •Initiates and conducts health assessments; issues instructions or recommendations on remedial action and follows up to ensure implementation and compliance.

To join the organization we require you to have:
    •Bachelor of Technology in Environmental Health degree, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. •Certificate in Public Health Inspection (Canada) granted by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI). Eligible for registration with the BC Branch of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors. Pesticide Applicator's certificate. •Valid BC Class V Driver's License and possession of a personal vehicle.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:
    •A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields. •Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization. •An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care.

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Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.

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