Registered Sanitarian/ Registered Environmental Health Specialist

Toledo-Lucas County Health Department

Assignment Location:  635 N. Erie St. Toledo, OH 
Posted: November 15, 2021

Basic Qualifications:



Inspects food service facilities including restaurants, retail establishments, vending machines, hospitals, schools, and similar facilities to ensure compliance to established sanitation laws.


Inspects and ensures public health code compliance of swimming pools, tattoo establishments, refuse disposal, sewage and waste disposal systems, animal bite reports, nuisance and rodent control, public safety, water quality, and other health-related programs.


Prepare field and inspection reports, make recommendations for remedial action to correct deficiencies, and follow-up to ensure corrections are implemented according to current laws and regulations.


Conduct communicable disease investigations involving zoonotic, food borne, and water borne diseases.


Educates and conducts classes in principles relating to environmental health concerns and practices, including safe food handling, food borne illness prevention, and on-site subsurface sewage treatment systems.


Prepare legal correspondences to responsible parties, files affidavits for court action as required, and may appear in court to present evidence and testimony in the prosecution of violators.


Attends conferences and training seminars as required to obtain new information concerning rules, regulations, and operating procedures.




Reviews blue prints and construction plans to ensure compliance with established public health codes and laws.


Spends majority of work-time in the field, minimizes time spent at the office.


Makes inspections and investigations in response to complaints and may recommend solutions to problems; additionally, may make recommendations for deficiency corrections and follows up to assure that corrections are made.


Collect and/or prepare samples for laboratory analysis.

Other Duties & Responsibilities:

Answers phone, provide customers with information as requested, and performs additional duties as assigned. May also assist with other duties in times of emergency.

Please email or mail cover letter and resume to:


Mail: Toledo-Lucas County Health Department
Attn: Human Resources
635 N. Erie Street
Toledo, Ohio 43604

The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Department operates in accordance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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