Help Wanted: Health Inspector

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The Town of Great Barrington seeks qualified applicants to fill the position of full-time Health Inspector. The Health Inspector position, under the general direction of the Health Agent, is responsible for performing public health inspections to ensure compliance with state and local sanitary codes. Responsibilities include: investigation of food and general nuisance complaints, enforcement of state codes and local bylaws, and assisting the Health Agent in various public health related issues as assigned. 

The position requires moderate physical effort for onsite inspections, the ability to interpret and understand regulations and enforce them firmly, impartially, and respectfully, a Manager’s Food Safety certification, and a valid driver’s license and independent means of transportation.

The preferred candidate would have strong communication skills both orally and in writing, with the ability to prepare detailed reports dealing with inspection results and correction orders.

Compensation for this position is up to $20.00 per hour, depending on experience, for up to 32 hours a week, and includes benefits.  Applicants must be available for occasional weekend hours, and on the job training is available for the right candidate.  Please send cover letter and application to the Town Manager, Town of Great Barrington, 334 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230 or email to Applications must be received by Monday, February 17, 2020.

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