Environmental Health Program Support Specialist

  • Missoula, Montana
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Environmental Services Public Health

Job Description


  • Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted.
  • Please include with your completed application the following attachments: A letter of interest that includes your motivation to work in Environmental Health.
  • Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
  • Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources.
Performs advanced level administrative support duties for programs that build conditions that support the health of people, environments, and communities for the Environmental Health Division of the Missoula City-County Health Department.

Representative Examples of Work

Serves as administrative support lead for one or more major environmental health programs; performs data entry for environmental programs requiring specialized programmatic knowledge; maintains logs; manages inspection data; maintains electronic and hard copy files. Answers inquiries from the public about a wide variety of environmental health issues and County or departmental policies, rules and regulations. Assists in the dissemination of information necessary to implement programs and County or departmental policies. Performs complex administrative support work requiring the exercise of independent judgment. Takes meeting notes and prepares minutes. Composes and prepares correspondence. Creates reports and forms. Obtains information to complete detailed forms and applications. Assists in obtaining and compiling information and data for use in special reports; uses software to maintain department web pages; conducts research on assigned subjects; uses database applications to run reports and create graphs or charts for reports; may use desk top publishing to create brochures; newsletters or other publications. Participates in quality improvement projects, quality assurance, strategic work plans, and emergency response. Performs administrative and support tasks including: reception of callers and visitors; scheduling appointments and special events; preparing schedules, disseminating mail and other information; maintaining files; preparing payroll forms; receiving payments by credit card, check and cash; balancing receipts to daily reports; and managing invoice system.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires high school graduation or GED equivalent. Requires two years of increasingly responsible administrative support experience. Requires experience working with the general public. Requires computer and data entry experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safety of any person.

Physical/Environmental Demands

The work is commonly performed in an office setting with a considerable amount of time using a computer and phone. May require occasional light lifting (up to 20 lbs.).

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

Missoula, Montana United States View Map