Belmont County General Health



Belmont County General Health

Belmont County General Health is accepting applications for a full time (35 hours per week) position of Environmental Health REHS or EHSIT.

Applicants must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree with at least 45 quarter or 30 semester hours in science courses acceptable by the State for Sanitarian Registration. SIT applicants must show proof of graduation and application to the State Board of Sanitarian Registration. Applicants must hold a valid Driver’s license and have reliable transportation.  The position will focus on responsibilities in environmental health programs as a generalist.

Sanitarian/Sanitarian-in-Training (REHS/EHSIT)/PHEP Coordinator

Belmont County Public Health

Division: Environmental Health/ Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Reports to: Environmental Health Director and Deputy Health Commissioner
Position: Classified, benefits-eligible
Hours: 35 hours per week, some weekend and evening hours
Salary: commensurate with experience and skills

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general direction of the Director of Environmental Health and Deputy Health Commissioner, the REHS/EHSIT is responsible for rendering and managing general professional public health sanitarian duties in licensed facilities, homes, and other community settings; performs related duties as required. Participate in public health emergency response as needed.  Also, provides Public Health Emergency Preparedness Planning, education, and training in accordance with Ohio Department of Health and grant guidelines; serves as a resource for community and staff; Conducts drills and other trainings; develops and implements public health disaster programs and materials; completes required reports; serves as the public information office for agency and performs other duties as appropriate.  

QUALIFICATIONS: Position requires:

Please see the Ohio Department of Health’s link below regarding information on registering as a sanitarian in Ohio:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 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 a variety of public health policies and environmental health programs is preferred.

Knowledge of emergency preparedness and response standards and procedures, as defined by local, state and federal regulations

Knowledge of personnel policy and procedures

Ability to supervise the emergency-planning and training of the Health Department staff

Ability to analyze data and complete reports relating to emergency response

Ability to utilize email, electronic calendars, word processing software, spreadsheets, databases and desktop publishing software

If you would like to be considered for the position, please submit a cover letter, resume’, and application to:

Rich Lucas, RS
Environmental Director
68501 Bannock Road
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950  


If you have any questions or comments, please call 1-740-695-1202.    

Belmont 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 10/30/2023   posting ends: Until Filled

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