Environmental Health Mosquito Surveillance and Control Intern
Division: Environmental Health
Reports to: Environmental Health Director
Hours: Temporary– 40 hours per week, 7:30 – 4:00pm, possibility of some weekend and evening hours
Starting Salary: $12.01

The Darke County Health Department has received funding from the Ohio EPA Mosquito Control Grant Program to implement mosquito control measures and mitigate the potential for an outbreak of mosquito-borne viruses such as West Nile Virus. The Darke County Health Department is seeking a full-time Mosquito Surveillance and Control Intern to work May 20 –August 30, 2019 (times negotiable).  The Candidate will Set and Check traps, Collect adult mosquitos for shipment or analysis, Check for mosquito larvae and apply larvicide if needed, GPS areas of surveillance and known breeding areas, utilize GIS for mapping needs and to document activities, Investigate nuisance mosquito complaints, Educate residents of steps for mosquito abatement, Assist with adulticide applications as needed (night spray, complaint abatement), Maintain accurate records of mosquito treatment methods, Maintain and store equipment responsibly, Complete other mosquito control related tasks as needed, create press releases or Facebook post regarding the mosquito program as well as continuing a Mosquito Program Plan for the County, presentations, work with County and Village Officials.

Other job responsibilities may include: Performs inspections, investigations, routine testing and sampling duties in Environmental Health programs which may benefit the Mosquito Program such as assisting with solid waste scrap tire complaints. Candidate must enforce state and local laws, and rules and regulations. Participate in public health emergency responses and trainings as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Individual at least 16 years of age.  Those with an Associate’s degree or pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health or related field are preferred.
• Must be dependable, organized, and possess excellent communication skills.
• Must be willing to work outside and with homeowners.
• Must be able to read a map and understand safe handling of pesticides.
• Must have a valid Driver’s License, transportation and auto insurance.

Please submit a cover letter & resume to the following address:

Darke County Health Department
Attn: Ginger Magoto, RS, MS
300 Garst Avenue
Greenville, Ohio 45331

937-548-4196 ext. 233

ginger.magoto@darkecountyhealth.org

Full Job Description: Environmental Health Mosquito Surveillance and Control Intern

Position Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019 or until filled.

County vehicle may be available for job use. Mileage Reimbursed for Personal Vehicle Use.

The Darke County Health Department is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 4/11/2019

 

Registered Sanitarian 1 or 2/ Sanitarian-In-Training

Division: Environmental Health
Reports to: Environmental Health Director
Hours: 40 hours per week, 7:30 – 4:00pm, some weekend and evening hours
Starting Salary: Sanitarian-in-Training $16.69 per hour, Registered Sanitarian $19.31 per hour, Registered Sanitarian 2, pay equivalent with experience.

The Darke County Health Department is seeking a full-time Registered Sanitarian 1 or 2 or a Sanitarian-In- Training to begin work in the Sewage Treatment Systems Program. The Candidate will assist homeowners and contractors by reviewing soil testing, site plans, house plans, sewage design plans, etc. to build a new home or replace an existing system and perform required inspections. The applicant must have good communication skills and be able to work with the public and help to educate homeowners on their sewage treatment system and ways to protect public health. The Candidate will assist with a on-going sewage grant. The Candidate must be able to write enforcement letters and answer phone calls.

Other job responsibilities may include: Performs inspections, investigations, routine testing and sampling duties in Environmental Health programs which may include but not be limited to: sewage operation and maintenance program, food service operations and retail food establishments, vending, mobiles, temporaries, smoke free Ohio, schools, camps, swimming pools, body art establishments, private water wells, water samples, solid waste disposal, refuse hauling and/or septage hauling vehicles, vector control and rabies control, mobile home parks; investigates foodborne or other illnesses and public health nuisances; collects water and effluent samples; enforces state and local laws, and rules and regulations. Participate in public health emergency responses.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health or related field which meets the
educational requirements set forth by the Ohio Sanitarian Registration Act (ORC 4736).
• Must be dependable, organized, and possess excellent communication skills.
• Must be willing to work outside and with homeowners
• Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
• Must have a valid Driver’s License, transportation and auto insurance.

Contact Person: Ginger Magoto, EH Director
Contact Info: ginger.magoto@darkecountyhealth.org or 937-548-4196 ext. 233.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to the following address: Darke County Health Department, Attn: Ginger Magoto, 300 Garst Avenue, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

Posting Closes: May 31 or until filled. We look to fill this position immediately so please be available for an interview. The Darke County Health Department is an equal opportunity employer.

Excellent benefits and paid holidays. County vehicle may be available for job use.

Registered Sanitarian 1

Registered Sanitarian 2

Sanitarian-In-Training

Posted 3/18/2019

 

Help Me Grow
HOME VISITOR
Darke County General Health District’s Help Me Grow Program is seeking to fill one, part-time Help Me Grow Home Visitor position to provide services in Darke County. Prefer candidates with previous home-based experience.
Qualifications/License Requirements:
Registered Nurse Preferred.
Minimum of two (2) year degree in social or behavioral science, early childhood development/education, or similar field; minimum one (1) year experience in home-based therapy, mental health, or crisis intervention service setting; or an equivalent combination of training, education, and experience; bachelor’s degree in social or behavioral science, early childhood development/ education, or similar field preferred.

Must maintain licensures and certifications as required under the Ohio Revised Code by degree held (e.g., Licensed Social Worker, etc.); Home Visitor credential must be obtained within two (2) months of hire through Ohio Department of Health; must maintain a valid State of Ohio driver’s license and maintain insurability according to Health District policy.
Responsibilities:
• Traveling and conducting home visits to provide support and education to assist families with their child’s development, health and safety, basic home management, and appropriate discipline practices
• Developing Family Plans with family, assisting with referrals and advocating with the families
• Preparing required records and reports to document home visits and other contacts
• Completing required Help Me Grow training
• Completing required activities /reports/paperwork within set Help Me Grow timelines
The position(s) will be part- time 24 hours per week with the potential to become full-time.
Please submit your completed, cover letter, resume and two professional references to Jennifer.Barga@darkecountyhealth.org or mail to Darke County Health Department, 300 Garst Avenue Greenville, OH 45331. Position will remain open until filled.

The Darke County General Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.