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The City of Columbus seeks to promote compensation strategies that maximize the recruitment, performance, development, and retention of quality employees in support of the City’s Covenant and strategic plan.  In addition to a competitive pay plan, the City offers a comprehensive benefits program that includes the following:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Short-term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Specifics about these benefit opportunities and eligibility can be discussed with one of the City’s human resources professionals at the time of your interview or by contacting the Department of Human Resources, Labor Relations Office at (614)645-7206 for further information.

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, is responsible for assisting Environmental Health Specialists and other assigned personnel in providing environmental health control services, conducting surveys, investigations, and routine sampling and testing; performs related duties as required.

Examples of Work:

(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all of the duties that may be performed.)

Contacts residents, property owners, animal owners, and neighborhood organizations in regard to programs and services related to environmental health, rodent, insect, and rabies control;

Surveys yards, premises, streets, and alleys for the presence of animal pollution, refuse, litter, and rodent and insect harborages;

Collects rodent and insect samples and prepares reports of observations in order to aid in evaluating results of rodent and insect control programs;

Mixes various prescribed chemicals and compounds;

Applies rodenticide and insecticide for the control and eradication of rodents and insects;

Fogs areas of insect breeding or concentration with insecticide dispensed from portable or truck-mounted fogging equipment;

Utilizes GIS software to route and operate the truck-mounted fogging equipment that monitors ratio combinations of insecticides; completes and maintains accurate records;

Conducts tests to determine quality of drinking water, disinfection level, alkalinity and pH of swimming pools, and other water-use facilities;

Collects samples of drinking water, swimming pools, and other water for submission to laboratory for bacteriological analysis;

Collects samples of mosquito larvae in standing water for submission to laboratory for species identification and virological analysis; collects samples of dead birds for virological analysis in order to target mosquito control program’s measures;

Assists in conducting inspections and investigations to ensure compliance with environmental regulations; assists in data collection and record maintenance regarding rodent and insect infestations;

Confers with environmental health specialists to discuss procedure problems;

May communicate with individuals who have limited English language skills.

Job Qualifications:

Completion of the twelfth school grade.  Substitution(s):  A certificate of high school equivalence (GED) will be accepted in lieu of a high school diploma.

Some positions may require possession of a valid Commercial Applicator License for pesticide application within two (2) months of the appointment date.

Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.

Job Details:

Job Title Public Health Environmental Health Specialist Aide
CompanyColumbus Public Health Department
Job Type Seasonal/Part-Time
LocationVaries by position

How To Apply:

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