Public Health Inspector

Public Health Inspector
Posting Number: 
July 29, 2020 04:30 PM
Job Type: 
Full Time Permanent

Reporting to the Program Manager, Infectious Disease the successful candidate will actively participate in the delivery of a variety of health protection programs including; control of infectious diseases, food safety, safe water, rabies prevention and control, infection control, risk assessment and inspection of facilities and health hazard management and prevention.                               

As the successful candidate, the Public Health Inspector plays a critical role through the completion of inspections and enforcement of applicable sections of the Health Protection and Promotion Act, and its regulations and protocols, the Ontario Public Health Standards and associated Protocols.


  • Successful completion of a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Environmental Health or equivalent from a post-secondary education institution program that is recognized by the CIPHI Board of Certification.
  • Current Certificate in Public Health Inspection (CPH(C)) in good standing.
  • In depth knowledge of Ontario Public Health Standards, Health Protection and Promotion Act and regulations.
  • Knowledge, skills and up to two (2) years of recent and relevant experience would be preferred. 
  • Must be capable of establishing positive interpersonal relationships and able to manage premise operator complaints in a non-confrontational manner.
  • Effective documentation skills and ability to write clearly and concisely in preparing documents and other reports.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.
  • Demonstrated excellent computer skills in MS Office and database systems.
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s license and consistent access to a reliable vehicle
  • A criminal reference check completed within the last six (6) months from a Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC), inclusive of vulnerable sector screening, will be required of the successful candidate.

Please submit your resume and cover letter in one document file and please indicate the posting number in the subject line of your application via email to by July 29 2020.  For further information about the Southwestern Public Health and the community we serve, please visit us at,

Nicole Dagg, CHRL
Manager, Human Resources

Southwestern Public Health strives to meet the standards set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Customer Service Regulation, and will support candidates to modify our recruitment and selection process, should there be a need to modify or remove barriers in order to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should a candidate be contacted and require accommodation at any point throughout the recruitment and selection processes, please notify the Human Resources representative who has contacted you.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those under consideration will be contacted