Student, Public Health Inspector (Woodstock Site)

Student, Public Health Inspector (Woodstock Site)
Posting Number: 
February 21, 2020 11:59 PM
Job Type: 
Student - Full Time Temporary

Temporary Full-time; Non-Union

The following position is anticipated to extend for approximately fourteen (14) weeks from May 2020 until August 2020 working Monday through Friday, subject to availability of work.

Reporting to the Manager, Environmental Health, Southwestern Public Health is seeking a motivated, outgoing, self-starting individual who is committed to excellence and integrity and who is interested to contributing to the Environmental Health Team, with work focused on the West Nile virus and beach water sampling programs.

This position will focus on the requirements in the Recreational Water Protocol in the Ontario Public Health Standards for monitoring the quality of beaches and the vector surveillance component of the West Nile Virus program. This includes testing water by collecting samples in major beaches in the area and setting mosquito traps in locations throughout Oxford County, Elgin County and the city of St. Thomas. There will also be the opportunity to experience other Environmental Health program work.

Essential Qualifications:              

  • Currently enrolled or completed post secondary Bachelor of Sciences in Environmental Health program that has been accredited by the CIPHI Board of Certification.
  • Demonstrated basic computer skills in a variety of standard programs.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with others in a mentored team setting.
  • Proven ability to work efficiently and effectively in a busy environment.
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and reliable access to an insured working 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 February 21, 2020.  For further information about the Southwestern Public Health and the community we serve, please visit us at,

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.

Nicole Dagg, CHRL
Manager, Human Resources

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