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Date:  Mar 15, 2023
Req ID:  27471

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Anticipated Starting Salary:  45009.95

Arkansas Department of Health

4815 W Markham Street

Little Rock, AR  72205


Position Number: 22107118

County: Pulaski      City: Little Rock

Posting End Date: 03/28/2023 

Center for Local Public Health-Engineering



Additional Preferences: 


Routine in-state travel will be required with occasional overnight stays.


Must be able to lift (40) pounds.


Experience in the field of drinking water and/or wastewater is preferred.


Experience in providing technical training preferred.


Experience in implementing regulatory requirements preferred.


Experience implementing rules and regulations pertaining to drinking water.


Experience working with Microsoft ACCESS databases and EXCEL spreadsheets.


Hiring Official:  T. Lee

Recruitment Contact: - 501-534-6140


The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: X043C

Grade: GS08


Salary Range: $45,010.00 - $65,265.00


The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) Environmental Supervisor is responsible for overseeing field inspections of public and privately-owned facilities to ensure compliance with health and safety standards and environmental laws. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Supervises a medium-sized field inspection staff by interviewing, hiring, training, determining work assignments, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Develops and implements inspection evaluation standards for general sanitary conditions, food and water protection, and pollution control devices. Directs and monitors scheduling of investigations and inspections. Reviews investigation reports, sampling data, and correspondence submitted by field investigators. Reviews non-compliance reports, and issues notifications for corrective action, according to inspection procedures and regulations. Reviews and verifies records required by permit, reporting procedures, and sampling and analytical techniques utilized by permitted facilities. Reviews investigative and inspection reports for proper identification of violations and monitors follow-up inspections to ensure compliance with regulations. Conducts and monitors inspections of work performed by private contractors to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, documents findings, and sends letter with inspection report to contractor/building owner. Directs investigation of complaints concerning health issues, hazardous waste, communicable disease, or environmental pollution. Determines citation of violations of state and federal laws and regulations. Performs other duties as assigned.


Frequent in-state travel with occasional overnight stays and a rotating twenty-four (24) hours seven (7) days a week on-call time to respond to emergency situations is required. Occasional exposure to danger exists in the performance of job duties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of state and federal environmental control regulations and investigation standards and procedures. Knowledge of scientific testing equipment and analytic procedures utilized to determine compliance with regulations. Ability to plan, organize, train, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to plan, conduct, and monitor on-site scientific inspections, evaluate findings, determine compliance with pollution control regulations, and prepare reports. Ability to respond to emergency situations and monitor containment and/or removal of pollutants. Ability to review and evaluate reports or records.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, environmental science, or a related field; plus three years of experience in environmental control-related activities, sanitation inspections, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock