Registered Environmental Health Specialist -Landfill Inspector

Seneca County General District



Registered Environmental Health Specialist -Landfill Inspector– Full Time (40 hours/week)


Position will be primarily responsible for conducting landfill inspections. Landfill inspections include visual and physical activities to inspect and evaluate comprehensively, whether or not the operations of the landfill are in compliance with landfill permit requirements. The ability to evaluate conditions and prepare written determinations of compliance or non-compliance. Other inspections as requested include but, not limited to food service, pool, school, animal-bite, nuisance, and other various inspections. Position will require field sampling at and around the landfill for water quality and air quality. Position completes reporting on various environmental health programs. Position prepares correspondence and keeps record of inspection activities. Position attends formal training as conducted by local, state, federal, and university personnel to develop knowledge and skills necessary to perform public health enforcement activities.


Maintains confidentiality, as required; Demonstrates human relation skills in order to provide good customer service and work closely with the clients of the Health District; Willing to work independently; Complete required survey materials; Prepare reports and summaries, as required; Other duties as assigned. Must be able to work flexible hours including some evenings, nights, and weekends.


Must be a Registered Sanitarian with prior landfill experience that must include the performance of inspections and determinations of the condition of operational compliance with permits which govern landfills. Degree in Environmental Science is preferred.  Must possess a valid driver’s license, current auto insurance, and successfully complete background check at own expense prior to employment through the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation as per Ohio S.B. 38. Further instruction regarding this will be given at time of offer.


The Registered Environmental Health Specialist requires an employee to work onsite at the Seneca County General District building, and a general schedule of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., although a flexible schedule may be required, including evening, weekends, and holidays. Must be able to respond to emergency calls. Must be able to work in both office setting and outdoors. May come into contact with trash, debris, secondhand smoke, communicable diseases, blood, bodily fluids, allergens, dusts, cleaning supplies, insects, and animals.  Must be able to lift, climb, bend, twist, squat, push, roll, and support up to 55 pounds.

COMPENSATION: This will be a 40 hour per week position paid at $25.52-$34.32 per hour. Pay is commensurate with experience.

E-mail employment application located on our website, , cover letter, and resume with three references to   Posted on 8/29/2023. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Seneca County General Health District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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