Environmental Health REHS or EHSIT

Belmont County Public Health

Belmont County General Health is accepting applications for a full time (35 hours per week) position of Environmental Health REHS or EHSIT.

Applicants must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree with at least 45 quarter or 30 semester hours in science courses acceptable by the State for Sanitarian Registration. SIT applicants must show proof of graduation and application to the State Board of Sanitarian Registration. Applicants must hold a valid Driver’s license and have reliable transportation.  The position will focus on responsibilities in environmental health programs as a generalist.


Division: Environmental Health
Reports to: Environmental Health Director
Position: Classified, benefits-eligible
Hours: 35 hours per week, some weekend and evening hours
Salary: commensurate with experience and skills

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general direction of the Director of Environmental Health, the REHS/EHSIT is responsible for rendering and managing general professional public health sanitarian duties in licensed facilities, homes, and other community settings; performs related duties as required. Participate in public health emergency response as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS: Position requires:

Please see the Ohio Department of Health’s link below regarding information on registering as a sanitarian in Ohio:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to conduct inspections, communicate effectively in written and oral form; resolve complaints from the general public; prepare meaningful, concise and accurate reports; and use proper research methods in gathering data. Ability to educate operators and the general public.

Ability to write, issue and enforce violations in accordance with applicable laws and rules. Ability to work with people to obtain results to achieve compliance. Ability to work together with multiple agencies, including law enforcement. May be required to testify in court proceedings. May be required to respond to a complaint after regular business hours.

Knowledge of basic computer programs such as Word and Excel. Ability to enter findings into computer programs to produce documents.

Knowledge of a variety of public health policies and environmental health programs is preferred.

If you would like to be considered for the position, please submit a cover letter, resume’, and application to:

Rich Lucas, RS
Environmental Director
68501 Bannock Road
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950  


If you have any questions or comments, please call 1-740-695-1202.    

Belmont County Public Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, age disability or military status in employment or the provision of services. Our agency is committed to the recruitment of diverse individuals who can offer different talents and perspectives to assist us in accomplishing our agency’s mission, vision and fulfillment of the five core commitments.

posted 11/08/2023   posting ends: Until Filled

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