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Employment Opportunity - Health Agent
Employment Opportunity
Health Agent

The Town of Northborough seeks qualified applicants for the full-time position of Health Agent. Responsible for the administration of the Town’s public health program, including enforcement of State and local public health laws and regulations through the performance of technical and inspectional work; processes applications, approves plans, issues permits and licenses; handles complaints and investigates alleged nuisances; coordinates and participates in emergency preparedness activities. Witnesses and inspects the installation of septic systems and performs soil evaluations. Inspects restaurants, food handling and processing establishments, nursing homes, group residence, child care centers and other areas as required by law. Conducts housing inspections to ensure property conforms to state sanitary code. Prepares documents in support of public health hearings and department enforcement actions, hearings and legal actions. Candidates must demonstrate thorough knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations pertaining to public health, sanitation and approved methods for handling food. Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in public health or related field and 3-5 years experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  Prior experience as a municipal health inspector preferred. Qualified applicants will be a Massachusetts Registered Sanitarian, Massachusetts Licensed Soil Evaluator and possess valid MA Class D driver’s license. Salary range: $67,220 - $87,386; excellent benefits.
Please send a cover letter and resume to: Kimberly Foster, Assistant Town Administrator, 63 Main Street, Northborough, MA 01532 or by email to townadmin@town.northborough.ma.us. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 21st; however, the position will remain open until filled. AA/EOE


Northborough Town Hall  63 Main Street, Northborough, MA 01532
Hours -- Mon, Wed, Thu 8am-4pm  Tue 8am-7pm  Fri 7am-12pm