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Public Health Inspector

 Permanent Full Time Kapuskasing, Competition Number: 2022.10.PFTPHI

The Public Health Inspector is responsible for providing a comprehensive environmental health program in the community in accordance with the Ontario Public Health Standards and the Health Protection and Promotion Act. Using a variety of professional and technical skills, the Public Health Inspector protects individual and community wellness through health promotion, education, inspection and enforcement of provincial Acts and Regulations.


  • Current certification in Public Health Inspection from the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors of Canada (individuals who have recently sat for the Board of Certification Exam are encouraged to apply);
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health or equivalent;
  • Public Health experience is an asset;
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills;
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • Thorough knowledge of all legislation and standards as they relate to environmental and public health;
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Fluency in both official languages is considered an asset;
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and travel to meet program needs;
  • Access to a vehicle and possession of a valid driver’s license;
  • Satisfactory criminal background check;
  • Required to comply with Immunization policies including COVID-19 vaccination unless valid medical exemption is provided.

Please forward your resume by 4:30 pm Friday, October 13, 2023 to:

Human Resources
Porcupine Health Unit
Email:  [email protected]

Note: Please ensure competition number is clearly stated in the subject line

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Porcupine Health Unit is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Applicants requiring accommodation are asked to make such requests when contacted for an interview

Please Note:

If you do not receive a confirmation email that your resume has been received, please contact Human Resources at 705-267-1181 or 1-800-461-1818.