OverviewCity of Toronto Student Public Health Inspector Full Time in Toronto, ON
City of Toronto
Branch Toronto ON CA
Student Public Health Inspector
Completion of or in the graduating year of the Bachelor of Applied Science, School of Occupational and Public Health, Ryerson University or a comparable degree…
Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture, and are proud to be the Host City for the 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as a Student Public Health Inspector within our Toronto Public Health.
This opportunity is available to applicants who are in their graduating year or who are graduates of Ryerson University’s School of Occupational and Public Health Program, or equivalent program, require a Practicum placement to sit the Examination to obtain the Certificate in Public Health Inspection (Canada) and who meet the qualifications for this position as stated below. Please note that preference in hiring will be given to applicants without prior practicum/field training.
Reports to the Manager, Healthy Environments and assists the Public Health Inspectors in ensuring compliance with the Health Protection and Promotion Act and related provincial acts, regulations and municipal by-laws
Assists in the inspection of licensed premises, other facilities and premises for compliance with Municipal, Provincial and Federal legislation; investigates complaints, interprets results and takes appropriate action
During the Communicable Disease Control program rotation, reports to the Manager, Control of Infectious Diseases and Infection Control and assists the Public Health Inspectors or Public Health Nurses in responding to medium/high risk diseases ensuring compliance with the Health Protection and Promotion Act and related provincial acts, regulations and municipal by-laws in CID/IC program specific issues
Collects samples and specimens and forwards to laboratory for analysis
Tests, investigates and examines any damaged or unsound foodstuff and recommends that it be condemned as appropriate (in consultation with the area Public Health Inspector)
Investigates environmental complaints and makes recommendations as appropriate
Advises residents and property owners on non-compliance and gives instructions regarding corrective measures
Assists in the preparation of summonses and legal documents
Participates in comprehensive food quality programs including special events
Completes pool inspections (except opening/initial inspection/or closure)
Conducts Day Nursery inspections
Conducts Personal Services Setting inspections
Completes food safety disclosure inspections (high, medium and low risk premises)
Responds to food related complaints as appropriate
Responds to reports of low risk enteric diseases
Investigates and takes appropriate action in regard to tobacco, Municipal Code and Tobacco Control Act, in consultation with the appropriate inspector
Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:
Completion of or in the graduating year of the Bachelor of Applied Science, School of Occupational and Public Health, Ryerson University or a comparable degree in a program of instruction approved by the Board of Certification of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors.
Eligibility to sit for the next scheduled CIPHI Board of Certification Examination.
Possession of a valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License and access to a vehicle.
You must also have:
Knowledge of all statutes and Municipal By-Laws respecting food, environmental health, communicable diseases and basic epidemiology.
Demonstrated ability to organize field work and exercise initiative and independent judgement.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain good relations with the public and other staff.
Demonstrated ability to work in teams.
Good written and verbal/oral communication skills.
Job Duration Information:
22 weeks – April 27th to September 25th, 2015
We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes. Applicants who provide an email address may receive their written correspondence with respect to this job posting directly to the email address provided with their application. As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly to receive this correspondence.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the City of Toronto’s Accommodation Policy , accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants are required to make their needs known in advance.
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-24