Environmental Health Director

Preble County Public Health

Environmental Health Director

Position Status:  Full-time, exempt; position responsible for planning, organizing, directing, supervising, administering and evaluating the program content/activities of the Division of Environmental Health.

Posting Period:  Until position is filled and no less than seven (7) consecutive calendar days.

Minimum Qualifications:

B.S. Degree in environmental health or related science (biology, chemistry, etc.); Master’s degree in Public Health or related environmental degree is preferred; certificate of registration as Sanitarian issued by Ohio Board of Sanitarian Registration in accordance with Chapter 4736 of the Ohio Revised Code; 5 years’ related experience, including experience in program management or supervision preferred; the ability to independently perform all environmental health duties; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience; valid Ohio driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.

Job Responsibilities:

Incumbent will be responsible for directing programs including food protection, private water supply and sewage disposal systems, water pollution control, rabies control, plumbing code enforcement, nuisance abatement, lead prevention, and other environmental health programs.  Conducts inspections and consultations related to environmental health licensing and the enforcement of environmental health regulations. Serves as an informational resource within the community on the subject of environmental health. Provides supervision, consultation, training, and technical advice to subordinate personnel under direct supervision from the Health Commissioner. Provides leadership and support in planning for and during a public health emergency. Responsible for responding to environmental health related emergency calls, including 24 hour on call coverage. Informs the Board of Health of activities and current issues. Assist Health Commissioner with job related duties as requested.


Starting pay range $31.00-$35.00.  Pay is commensurate with experience.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to:

Email to:

or via mail:
Scott Wilford
615 Hillcrest Drive
Eaton, Ohio 45320                         

Preble 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 the employment or the provision of services.

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