Environmental Health - Vector Bourne Student Public Health Inspector x 5

Windsor, ON, Canada Req #41
Tuesday, January 26, 2021


CUPE 543.3
Grid 2
Full-Time Temporary, up to 4 months  
Windsor Location  
 

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Program Managers in Environmental Health, the Student Public Health Inspector will apply preventive and public health knowledge, techniques, and skills to reduce the incidence of vector borne disease in the community.  This position supports the on-going operations of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit while working in accordance with the Ministry of Health’s, Ontario Public Health Standards and associated Protocols and guidelines, the Health Protection and Promotion Act, its’ Regulations, and any other pertinent legislation.

The successful candidate must work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and all policies and procedures of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit.¬

Position Responsibility:
The Vector borne surveillance program student will conduct mosquito surveillance under the guidance of the vector borne disease lead.

Specific duties include: 
Undertake larval and adult mosquito surveillance
Collect samples and submit them for identification
Identify and map mosquito breeding sites using global positioning system
Investigate complaints about potential mosquito breeding sites
Maintain database, progress reports, surveys and documentation of field work
Respond to telephone inquiries pertaining to vector-borne disease issues
Other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications:
Education, training, & experience 
o To be eligible for the position, students must be enrolled in an educational institution in Canada that has an approved environmental health program leading to certification as a Public Health Inspector.


Other Requirements: 
Working knowledge of Ontario Public Health Standards, Health Protection and Promotion Act and relevant legislation
Proficiency with current computer applications (Examples: Microsoft Office-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet; E-mail)
Ability to work independently and collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team
Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize workloads
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Satisfactory vulnerable sector police information search 
Some evening and weekend work may be necessary
A valid Ontario Driver’s Licence, access to a reliable motor vehicle during working hours, and 1 million dollars in liability insurance

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit will provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit will provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.

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  • Windsor, ON, Canada