Under direction of the Supervisor of Environmental Health and the Medical Health Officer; the Public Health Inspector delivers a wide variety of environmental, public health and health promotion programs through consultation, education, inspection and enforcement programs within an assigned geographical area. Established programs deal with health hazards in buildings, water and sewage disposal systems, food premises and enforcement of tobacco control legislation. The Public Health Inspector is also required to enforce The Plumbing Regulations and The Private Sewage Works Regulations and must be able to interpret and apply legislation, provide consultation services to the public and contractors and to conduct on-site inspections at construction sites.
� Certificate in Public Health Inspection, Canada, CPHI(C) issued by The Board of Certification of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors
� Demonstrated maintenance of minimum requirements of the CIPHI Continuing Professional Competency Program
� Experience working as a Public Health Inspector is expected
� Experience and training in Occupation Health and Safety is preferred
� Experience and proficiency in common computer software programs and Windows
� Experience and training in Public Inspection software is preferred
� Valid Saskatchewan class 5 driver�s license
� Mobility/reasonable level of physical fitness is required to conduct inspections
� Ability to travel to and within remote locations
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
� Understanding of current northern aboriginal health issues and experience working in a cross-cultural context;
� Knowledge of the principles of environmental health and application, interpretation and administration of appropriate legislation under The Public Health Act, 1994 and The Tobacco Control Act;
� Ability to plan prioritize and complete work assignments;
� Ability to utilize (calibrate, operate, service and maintain) field test kits and test equipment commonly used in environmental health programs;
� Ability to utilize standard software programs to perform word processing, email, inspections, etc.
� Exceptional problem solving skills (competent use of analytical skills, sound judgment and ability to make independent decisions with in
established policies and procedures in the course of day to day activities);
� Exceptional skills in interpersonal and public relations (particularly in conflict situations);
� Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team;
� Ability to work alone and perform tasks requiring a reasonable level of physical fitness;
� Ability to travel by air and gravel roads to outlying and remote communities, in all types of weather; which may include overnight stays.
Other Northern Incentives as per HSAS Collective Agreement are prorated:
- Special Northern Leave � after one (1) year of service
- Annual Retention Payment
- Biweekly Northern Allowance
For more information please email Human.Resources@mcrhealth.ca
Preference for this position will be given to HSAS members in accordance with the terms and conditions of the SAHO/HSAS Collective Agreement
Successful applicant must provide a valid Criminal Record Check including vulnerable sector query before an Offer of Employment is made.
Geographic Location: La Ronge
Expected Start Date: January 11, 2021
Expected Up To Date: June 30, 2021
This posting will remain Open until Filled.
Working in Canada
Candidates are required to be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply on this position.
Direct Inquiries To
Mamawetan Churchill River Health Region