Job Opening - Environmental Technician

The Highland County Health Department is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic, dependable individual to work in the Environmental Health Division as an Environmental Technician.  


Pay Range: $12.00 to $14.00 hourly, pay is commensurate with education and experience.

Hours: Full-time, Non-exempt (38 hours per week /76 hours per pay) 

Benefits: Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), paid holidays; paid vacation (based on time in public service); paid sick leave; paid personal leave; health insurance; dental insurance

Job Duties:

The Health Department is looking for a motivated, enthusiastic individual to work in our Environmental Health Division. This position will work under the supervision of the Environmental Health Director, and will work to support the various environmental health programs in place at the health department. Job duties will include: 


Inspect household sewage systems for proper operation and maintenance

Collect water samples for laboratory testing

Investigate public health nuisances

Generate and submit reports and inspection documents using a computer, digital camera, and other tools

Support other environmental health division programs as needed

Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications


High School Diploma or equivalent, ability to lift 75 pounds, ability to work outside in various weather conditions, have a valid Driver’s license/insurance,  have reliable transportation, and possess computer skills relating to Microsoft Office Suites.


Preferred Qualifications


Associates Degree in a Science Field, and previous onsite septic experience preferred, but not necessary.


Applicants will be required to complete a criminal background check and driving record check. 


Apply to:


Anna McCoppin, Environmental Health Director, Highland County Health Department, 1487 North High Street, Suite 400, Hillsboro, OH  45133 or



Highland County Health Department is an

Equal Opportunity Employer