Louisiana Department of State Civil Service SANITARIAN 6 in New Orleans, Louisiana



$3,999.00 - $7,958.00 Monthly

$23.07 - $45.91 Hourly

$3,999.00 - $7,958.00 Monthly


New Orleans, LA

New Orleans, LA

Job Type



LDH-Office of Public Health

Job Number



10/22/2016 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

Job Number: OPH/AS/6804

This position is located within the Louisiana Department of Health l Office of Public Health l Engineering Services - Dist. 1 l Orleans Parish l New Orleans, LA.

Cost Center: 0326-8712

Position Number: 50527798

This vacancy is being announced as a Classified position and may be filled as a job appointment, probation appointment or promotional appointment.

Sanitarian License Required.

Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and be able to drive a vehicle to perform duties.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of job experience on application.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.

Checking for required test score - We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.

Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Eligible for consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.

Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.

Referred to hiring manager for review - Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.

Position filled - Someone has been selected for the position.

Position canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.

There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed. The hiring supervisor/manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Angela Selders, HR Specialist

Louisiana Department of Health


Fax Number: 225-342-6892

Or write to :


Attn: Angela Selders

PO Box 4818

Baton Rouge, LA 70821

This organization participates in E-verify, and for more information on E-verify, please contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218.



Possession of a valid Louisiana Sanitarian's license issued by the Louisiana State Board of Examiners for Sanitarians plus five years of professional level Sanitarian experience, one year of which must have been at the supervisory level or above.


A master's degree in public health, food science, dairy science, environmental or sanitary science, one of the physical or biological sciences will substitute for one year of the required general experience.


Must possess and maintain a valid Louisiana driver's license and be able to drive a vehicle to perform duties.

Positions in the Molluscan Shellfish program require that applicants complete the Louisiana Boating Education program and be certified by the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.


For information on licensure requirements, contact the Louisiana State Board of Examiners for Sanitarians.


Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To serve as a public health Sanitarian responsible for the administration of multiple public health and environmental consumer protection programs for several functional units in a regional office.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

Administrative direction from a higher-level public health official.

Supervision Exercised:

Direct line over Sanitarian 5's and lower level Sanitarians.

Location of Work:

Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Sanitarian 5 by responsibility for the administration of multiple public health and environmental consumer protection programs for several functional units in a regional office.

Differs from Sanitarian 7 by the absence of statewide responsibility for multiple public health and environmental consumer protection programs.

Examples of Work

Administers all phases of management, development, and enforcement of multiple public health and environmental consumer protection programs of several functional units in a geographical area.

Represents the Department at meetings, citizens groups, educational forums, and the regulated community regarding permit applications, variances and complex environmental issues.

Assures consistent application of the Louisiana State Sanitary Code by directing subordinate staff in the performance of comprehensive inspections involving the observation, assessment, and proper documentation of health hazards and violations.

Negotiates and manages compliance agreements with violators of the Louisiana State Sanitary Code.

Manages the preparation of enforcement documents.

Establishes Standard Operating Procedures in order to assure the most efficient, effective, and professional delivery of services and benefits to the public consistent with goals and objectives of the Sanitarian Services Section.

Answers correspondence, writes reports, prepares memos and responds to telephone inquiries within a region, related to multiple public health and environmental consumer protection and program policies, regulations, and staff activities, renders interpretations of the State Sanitary Code.

Supervises the implementation of quality control and quality assurance procedures.

Conducts interviews to fill professional level vacancies within the Department.

Responsible for personnel management and development; performs training activities as needed.