Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Environmental Health Specialist in Training

Miami County Public Health

Division:  Environmental Health                                  
Reports to:  Environmental Health Director
Position:  Classified, benefits-eligible based on hours             
Hours:  40 hours per week, some weekend and evening hours
Salary:  Range for Environmental Health Specialist in Training (EHST) is $18.60-$29.02; Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) $19.42-$30.13 per hour commensurate with experience and skills.


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

This position is primarily responsible for work in the Food, Pool, Body Art, and Smoke Free Workplace programs.


Position requires:


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 Healthspace preferred.

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:

Dennis R. Propes, REHS, MPA
Health Commissioner
510 West Water St. Ste. 130
Troy, Ohio 45373

Application can be downloaded at: – Employment Opportunities.

Miami 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 11/30/2021   posting ends: Until Filled, First Review 12/10/2021

Printer-Friendly Version