Registered Environmental Health Specialist

Delaware Public Health District

The Delaware Public Health District is seeking a Registered Environmental Health Specialist or
Specialist in Training, in the Food Protection Unit of the Environmental Health Division. This
individual will perform Environmental Health on-site inspections, provide education and training
to achieve compliance, interpret laws and policies, prepare reports that determine compliance
with state and local codes, initiate public health orders and recommend enforcement actions,
maintain accurate files, assist in the preparation of legal or administrative documents, collect
field samples, etc.
Food Protection and Public Safety Unit 
This position is responsible for conducting inspections and plan reviews on food service
operations/retail food establishments, schools, swimming pools, and campgrounds. Other duties
may include vector control and solid waste nuisance inspections.
BA/BS degree (30 semester hours must be in sciences), Ohio driver license, and eligible for
Ohio Registered Environmental Health Specialist in Training registration.
Occasional weekend or evening work may be required. 
Salary and Benefits: 
The starting salary is between the minimum and midpoint of the range. Candidates will start at
the minimum of the range unless their skills, experience, education or other factors exceed the
qualifications of the position.

 Specialist in Training starting pay is $22.55 - $28.64/hr, may be adjusted
commensurate with experience
 REHS 1 starting pay is $25.55 - $32.45/hr, may be adjusted commensurate with
 REHS 2 starting pay is $27.05 - $34.35/hr, may be adjusted commensurate with


 Excellent paid leave (vacation, sick, personal), including 11 holidays and 20 hrs
admin leave 
 Outstanding benefits including medical, dental, vision, LTD, Life, EAP and many
wellness perks 
 Exceptional Retirement package including full employer OPERS contributions 
 Tuition Reimbursement  
 Professional development and training
 Volunteer paid time off 
 Opportunities for Public Service Loan Forgiveness programs for eligible workers 
 Six weeks paid parental leave

Applicants may apply via the agency website at


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