• Environmental Health Specialist I/II DOQ - Consumer Protection Program

    Job ID
    Position Type
    Hiring Pay/Range
    $21.47 - $28.35
    Closing Date
    Open Until Filled
    Health & Environment
    Reporting Location : Location
    US-CO-Fort Collins
  • Overview

    The Larimer county Department of Health and Environment is seeking an Environmental Specialist I or II.  We are seeking someone with an eye for detail, food safety knowledge, and the ability to interact well with people.  Working in this role, you'll  be a part of the Consumer Protection team and serve our community by ensuring compliance with local and state health and safety codes.   


    The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment promotes a healthy community and helps reduce unnecessary suffering caused by preventable disease, disability, or death. The Department of Health and Environment provides a wide range of services, ranging from water quality testing to disease outbreak control.


    Specifically, this position you will:

    • Conduct environmental health inspections and investigations of public and private establishments - primarily food service, schools, and child care facilities - to ensure compliance with local and state health and safety codes.
    • Recommend, issue or deny related permits.
    • Recommend changes, give instructions, and issue compliance orders when applicable for correction of deficiencies and violations.
    • Provide information and advice to answer questions and solve problems of the public.
    • May conduct technical reviews of blueprints, floor plans and facility plans for compliance with applicable regulations.


    • Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Environmental Health, or a related field, with a minimum of one 3-credit hour course in microbiology.
    • Must have or the ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License.
    • Must be available to work from any of department’s three offices in Fort Collins, Loveland, or Estes Park as needs arise.
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills preferred.

    Skills assessment testing may be administered


    To review the full job description, please Click Here for EH I / Click Here for EH II


    We'd love to have you join our team!

    Employee Benefits

    Click here to view information on Larimer County's Benefits.


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