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Health Sanitarian Duties and Responsibilities

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Purpose of Classification:

Plans, develops, and maintains the university environmental health program of basic controls and standards. Prevents public health problems and ensures all health and sanitation regulations are met. Works with independence in establishing and controlling program.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is a specialized classification and not part of a series.

Examples of Duties:

  • Periodically inspects campus food handling operations, noting sanitary conditions, and equipment in a written file.
  • Recommends actions or improvements to be made in food handling stations or other operations affecting environmental health and sanitation, such as swimming pools and child care centers.
  • Consults and advises campus staff and administrators on maintaining a safe, sanitary environment and federal, state, and university health/sanitation regulations and requirements.
  • Performs epidemiological studies to determine origin of suspected communicable disease or outbreak.
  • Directs and ensures proper handling and disposal of waste.
  • Reviews construction plans for new and existing buildings to ensure health standards are met; recommends improvements.
  • Writes and submits reports to supervisor regarding investigation and/or inspection results and recommendations.
  • Initiates and directs rodent, insect, and animal control programs to provide sanitary environment.
  • Conducts training programs to university classes and staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public health sanitation.
  • Knowledge of Federal, state, local, and university laws, rules, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to public health sanitation.
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a public health field appropriate to the area of assignment AND three years' experience in administering health sanitation programs; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Certification by the State Department of Health as a


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