Published March 5, 2020

Position Details

Position Title: Sanitarian
Location: Glendive, MT
Hours/Days:  Full-time; 40+ hours per week; Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Pay/Benefits: Grade 24; $24.75 per hour; County Benefits Package
Open Date:  February 10, 2020
Closing Date:  Open until filled

The District Sanitarian is a public health professional who is qualified by education, training and experience to perform environmental health duties and ensure licensed facilities are compliant with regulations. The Sanitarian is a Department Head with supervisory responsibility for one permanent employee and one seasonal staff member.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in chemical or biological sciences or environmental health; current license as a Registered Sanitarian (RS) or ability to obtain license within one year of hire; 3 years of experience as a Sanitarian or in a closely related field; or an acceptable combination of education and experience; valid driver’s license; ability to lift 50-75 pounds; ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing; ability to operate standard office equipment; and ability to assess and determine appropriate actions in emergency situations.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Sanitarian develops, implements and monitors programs to correct actual and potential pubic and environmental health hazards, conducts inspections and investigates public and environmental health hazards in Dawson County. May also take on similar work in neighboring Counties. This position is also responsible to administer regulations under the Montana Subdivision and Platting Act and the Sanitation Subdivision Act.

Application Instructions

The employer is Dawson County. To apply, submit a completed DAWSON COUNTY employment application to Job Service. The required application is available in TRAY 4 at Glendive Job Service. To have an electronic version of the application emailed to you please send a request to

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