Job Opportunity - Nuisance Complaint Investigator

The Highland County Health Department is accepting applications for (1) one part-time Nuisance Complaint Investigator to work in Highland County for a two-year contract period. This position is structured as an independent contractor, 20 hours per week, grant funded, and long-term sustainability is not guaranteed. Work on this project will be focused on the Rocky Fork Lake area of Highland County.


  • Investigate and enforce solid waste and sewage nuisance regulations
  • Educate the community on the importance of the proper solid waste and sewage disposal.
  • Document nuisances with written reports, photographs, etc.
  • Issuing Notice of Violation orders and other letters
  • Receive and process nuisance reports from the public, elected officials, and partner agencies.
  • Appear in court as needed to support prosecution of nuisances


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and auto insurance
  • Reliable personal vehicle
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience in public health, environmental health, science, or related field
  • Reliable and capable of working independently
  • Proficient in using computers, including all MS Office Suite


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Public Health, Health Communication, Health Science, or related field or commensurate experience.
  • Experience in code enforcement


All qualified candidates are subject to an employment/criminal background check.

Apply to:

Kyle Arn, Environmental Health Director, Highland County Health Department, 1487 N. High St., Suite 400, Hillsboro, OH 45133.


Highland County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer