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Public Health Inspector

Board of Health London Middlesex-London Health Unit

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Public Health Inspector (Posting #FSHEPTPHIOPP-0919)
Date Posted: September 10th, 2019
Closing Date: September 29th, 2019

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has an exciting opportunity for a temporary part-time Public Health Inspector until August 2020 (with full time hours until December 31, 2019) to work on the Food Safety & Healthy Environments (FS&HE), team in the Environmental Health and Infectious Diseases division in London ON.

Under the direction of the Manager, (FS&HE), the successful candidate will:
 Deliver comprehensive environmental health programs in the community including FS&HE program work which may include but is not limited to: food premises inspections, special event inspections, health hazard investigations and service requests, housing inspections, Healthy Menu Choices Act (HMCA) inspection work and various other special projects;
 Apply expertise in the areas of prevention, enforcement, promotion, protection, education, and research;
 Protect individual and community wellness through application of a variety of professional and technical skills in health protection, health promotion, and enforcement activities;
 Provide coverage and client service in all EH program work including Safe Water, Rabies Control and VBD team work. Client service and program coverage includes 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.
 Certification as a Public Health Inspector by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors CIPHI(C).
 Working knowledge of Provincial Legislation concerning Public Health and the Ontario Public Health Standards, Protocols and Guidelines.
 Valid Ontario Driver’s License and access to reliable transportation.
 Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Office and database software (Hedgehog), and strong documentation skills.
 Effective communication skills and the ability to influence and de-escalate complex and/or challenging situations in a calm and professional manner.
 The ability to communicate (oral and written) in French and/or any other language(s) is highly desirable.
 Previous experience in FS&HE program work program work, health promotion, and enforcement of legislation is a strong asset.


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