Food Safety and Health Sanitarian Manager Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of Classification:
develops, and maintains the university environmental health program
of basic health sanitation and food safety. Prevents public health
problems and ensures all health and sanitation regulations are met.
Works independently in establishing and controlling the university
environmental health program.
a specialized classification and not part of a series.
Examples of Duties:
- Develops, recommends, and implements the university’s
environmental health program, in order to comply with federal
and state health requirements at all university campus's.
- Maintains current knowledge of trends and changes affecting
the university’s program, and develops and recommends
appropriate program changes to ensure program compliance.
- Inspects university facilities and operations on behalf of
the state’s department of health services, to enforce the
state’s environmental health rules and regulations.
- Recommends actions or improvements to be made in food
establishments, swimming pools, childcare centers, or other
operations affecting environmental health and sanitation.
- Consults and advises campus staff and administrators on
maintaining a safe, sanitary environment in order to comply with
federal, state, and university health/sanitation regulations and
- Performs epidemiological studies to determine origin of
suspected communicable disease or outbreak.
- Directs and ensures proper handling and disposal of solid
and liquid waste.
- Reviews construction plans for new and existing buildings to
ensure health standards are met and recommends improvements.
- Writes and submits reports to university management
regarding investigation and/or inspection results.
- Initiates and directs rodent, insect, and animal control
programs to provide a sanitary environment.
- Conducts training programs to university classes and staff
regarding food safety and environmental health programs.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of public and
- Knowledge of Federal, state, local, and university laws,
rules, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to public and
- Skill in both verbal and written communication.
- Skills in establishing and maintaining effective working
relationships both within the university and with appropriate
Bachelor's degree in a public health field appropriate to the area
of assignment AND five years experience in administering
environmental health programs; OR, Any equivalent combination of
experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills
and abilities have been achieved. Current registration as a
Sanitarian by the Arizona Department of Health Services.
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