Public Bathing Tech-1 – Oklahoma City-County Health Department – Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City-County Health Department

PUBLIC BATHING TECH-1 OKC-CO Health Department SUMMARY: This position is located in Community Health Division with the Oklahoma City-County Health Department. The Public Bathing Technician 1 is primarily responsible for conducting inspections of public bathing place facilities to verify their compliance with assigned parts of the Public Bathing Place Code and city licensing requirements. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This is a summary of the duties and responsibilities commonly found within this classification. It is not meant to be all-inclusive, thus, other related activities or tasks may be assigned. This position functions at the entry level (Tier 1) as defined by the Council on Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals with a primary focus on the following Domains: * Communication Skills * Cultural Competency Skills * Basic Public Health Sciences Skills ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Conducts inspections of public bathing place facilities to determine compliance with the Public Bathing Place Code and city regulations regarding operations, safety equipment, flow rate, chemical use and safety, barriers and other factors. 2. Conducts on-site testing of pool or spa water for acceptable chemical composition. 3. Prepares inspection reports of sites inspected, chemical test results, and any violations observed. 4. Consults with pool operators/owners regarding inspection results, state/city regulations, and technical or operational assistance if needed. 5. Completes required training in support of duties and responsibilities of this position. 6. At the direction of OCCHD Director or designee, the incumbent will be assigned a variety of specific job duties and responsibilities as a member of the OCCHD Emergency Preparedness and Response Program Team (i.e., Bioterrorism Response Program). Also, as a member of the OCCHD Emergency Preparedness and Response Team, the incumbent is required to complete all necessary responder training and may be designated as a member of the first-responder team. 7. In accordance with our designation of a PHAB Accredited health department and explicit commitment to a culture of continuous quality improvement, employees will receive Quality Improvement (QI) training deemed necessary by their supervisor. QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED required At least 24 semester hours of college coursework including at least eight (8) hours of chemistry, biology or physical science is preferred but not required. (A National Swimming Pool Foundation, Certified Pool/Spa Operator certification may be substituted for four (4) of the required eight (8) hours of science coursework.) Valid Oklahoma driver license required Position is limited to working 1,200 hours in a calendar year SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to use appropriate equipment and materials Ability and willingness to perform basic math calculations, file alphanumerically and use standard business English Ability and willingness to maintain confidentiality Ability and willingness to communicate with persons of diverse backgrounds both orally and in writing using tact and diplomacy Ability and willingness to follow established policies and procedure Ability and willingness to develop and maintain effective working relationships Ability and willingness to follow safe working practices and procedures Ability and willingness to assume responsibility for work product WORKING CONDITIONS Primarily outside in summer weather conditions Frequently exposed to toxic/caustic chemicals Subject to driving to off-site locations in varying weather to perform job duties No smoking or use of non-smoking tobacco products is allowed at anytime while conducting agency business or in agency vehicles No use of cell phones or the use of electronic wireless communications devices used to write, send or read a text-based communication while driving a motor vehicle on agency business Subject to walking and standing for prolonged periods of time OSHA category: performs tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Arm/hand steadiness and digital dexterity enough to operate testing equipment, a keyboard, and to write on a clipboard Vision enough to read computer printouts, instructions, hand- or machine-generated documents, labels, etc., as well as print on a computer monitor Color acuity enough to distinguish colors of chemicals Speech and hearing enough to communicate with others, either via telephone face-to-face, or in public Flexibility and coordination enough to operate a motor vehicle Flexibility and coordination enough to bend, stoop, stand, and walk to perform inspection tasks Strength enough to lift and carry objects weighing up to 25 pounds such as testing equipment and related apparatus SUPERVISION GIVEN AND RECEIVED: This employee is under the functional direction of a Supervisor and the supervision of the Administrator. Work product is subject to both specific and general review. The incumbent has no supervisory responsibilities and no accountability for budget, money, or materials. The incumbent is responsible for the field equipment he/she uses. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Required to obtain a Public Bathing Place Operator Certification within first two weeks of employment Must have an operating vehicle available for use when field duties are required May be required to take the smallpox vaccination, and other vaccinations or inoculations, as a member of the first-responder team May be required to work occasional evenings and weekends due to job responsibilities This position is limited to 1,200 hours per calendar year Interested candidates should apply online at Select Careers at the top of the web page, select the position you are applying for, and select apply. A detailed position description will be displayed. Select apply now. You will be directed to our Career Center. Register with the Career Center, complete an application, attach a cover letter, resume, official transcript, again select the job to apply for, answer job specific questions and submit your application. Successful candidate subject to background check and drug screening. AA/EOE Apply online at
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