Overview

Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of Jackson County citizens?  Are you a Registered Sanitarian? Would you like to join a diverse team of health professionals in a progressive and flexible work environment, located in a beautiful rural setting? Jackson County DHHS is seeking to fill an Environmental Health Sanitarian I/II position. The person selected for this position will be responsible for inspection and enforcement of federal, state and local statute, codes, ordinances, and other regulations related to environmental public health and safety. Inspects and licenses public facilities including, food, lodging and recreational facilities as mandated by State Statutes, Administrative Code and County Ordinance. Assists in the investigation of food and waterborne communicable disease reports and with prevention and control of communicable diseases.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health or related degree in the physical, chemical or biological sciences. Must be licensed as a Registered Sanitarian within one year. A valid Wisconsin driver’s license and clean driving record.  Access to transportation suitable to complete necessary work out of the office. 2022 Salary Range: $45,209 – $62,449 yearly and includes an excellent County benefit package and State retirement plan.

About Jackson County

Black River Falls, the county seat, is centrally located and acts as a gateway to many major travel destinations throughout Wisconsin and neighboring states. Jackson County is a wonderful place to visit and a beautiful place to live. The area offers an amazing assortment of activities for all age groups to enjoy, throughout all four seasons. Both indoor and outdoor recreational activities are abundant throughout the year, along with fine dining, theater, gaming and unique shopping. The area offers a diverse landscape within the county, which houses a large variety and abundance of wildlife and offers exceptional entertainment opportunities. Enjoy the many experiences that Jackson County has to offer! Jackson County is committed to providing those necessary and essential services that protect and enhance the quality of life for our residents and visitors through efficient and cost effective coordination and cooperation with local, state, federal and private agencies. We recognize and promote the diversity of our natural, human, environmental, economic, and public resources for the health, safety and well-being of our citizens.