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1/29/2018 - Health Department Environmental Division Summer Intern


Cumberland County Health Department Environmental Division Summer Intern

Salary Range: $10/Hour - 35 hours per week

  • Under supervision of the Chief Registered Environmental Health Specialist, performs varied types of environmental investigatory and sampling work, and drives a vehicle in connection with work; does other related duties as required.

  • Drives to various sites throughout the County to conduct water sampling and assist with environmental investigation and enforcement.

  • Conducts electronic data processing related to environmental investigations.

  • May be asked to testify on behalf of the county during court proceedings. 

  • Under direction performs routine, repetitive, and noncomplex field and office work and assists in instrument operation, makes the less difficult mathematical calculations, and reduces level notes;

  • Other related work as required.



Ability to perform manual tasks either alone or as a member of the division.

Ability to perform assigned tasks under varying temperatures and climatic conditions.

Ability to learn to use the tools and equipment necessary to perform routine, unskilled tasks.

Ability to follow safety precautions in the operation of assigned tools and equipment.

Ability to read, write, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. 



High school diploma or GED

Possession of a valid New Jersey Driver's License

Enrollment in a Biology, Environmental Science, or Public Health related college curriculum



Offers of employment for this title are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness testing, to include drug screenings, criminal background check, and verifications of clean driving record.


Applicants should submit letter of interest with resume to Noah Hetzell, Assistant Health Officer at by March 2, 2018.