LEAD RISK ASSESSOR
National Academy of Public Administration office of the President of Ukraine
The Lead Risk Assessor conducts lead risk assessments and lead clearances in a variety of settings to meet the objectives in primary and secondary prevention of lead poisoning, and adheres to program policies and procedures by collecting samples, performing evaluations, documenting findings and identifying lead hazards in a clear, concise, and legible manner. The Lead Risk Assessor is also responsible for working with clients to ensure mitigation of lead hazards is completed by providing technical assistance to homeowners or their contractors or by coordinating and monitoring work completed through a Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) grant program.
- Performs environmental lead risk assessments in residential property units using an XRF Lead Paint analyzer to detect the presence of lead in paint. Collects samples of paint, soil and water for analysis as required for assigned cases or target areas of known or suspected lead poisoning.
- Completes all documentation related to the lead risk assessment in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to lead-based paint. Prepares and submits inspection/investigative reports and statistical records for review by supervisory and/or administrative personnel.
- Prepares mitigation notices/orders and letters to notify property owners of lead hazards.
- Provides guidance to property owners regarding actions necessary to abate/mitigate existing lead hazards, including assisting with and approving client completion of mitigation plans.
- Ensures lead hazards are properly mitigated. Monitors cases to encourage compliance. Performs clearances for properties after mitigation/abatement is complete. Documents clearance results and sends notice to unit owners and residents.
- Partners with Public Health Nursing staff to ensure that families with lead-exposed children get information, education services, and abatement assistance as needed.
- Serves as liaison with general contractor and licensed lead abatement contractors for units enrolled in the Cook County Lead Poisoning Prevention Grant program. Approves unit scopes of work and ensures that abatement contractors submit all documentation (plans, protection plans, proof of permit, etc.).
- Attends walk through meeting with unit owner, general contractor, and lead abatement contractor, and makes visits to the unit during the abatement process.
- Participates in enforcement actions, including providing testimony during hearings for non-compliant property owners on behalf of CCDPH.
- Notifies supervisor of situations that warrant higher-level intervention or enforcement action.
- Assists as assigned in health education initiatives, including educational workshops for contractors and property owners.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required (must provide proof at time of interview)
- Must have an Illinois Lead Risk Assessor license
Successful completion of a US Department of Labor registered building trade apprenticeship training program and journeyman status, supplemented by two (2) years of progressively responsible journey level building trade experience, or five (5) years of progressively responsible skilled building construction or building inspection experience, or graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or construction related engineering, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must be able to obtain an Illinois Lead Risk Assessor license within six (6) months of starting employment is required
- Prior experience preparing clear, accurate, and timely reports and letters is required
- Prior experience working with state statutes and local ordinances concerning public health standards and regulations is required
- Position requires moderate to heavy local travel for which the employee must possess a valid driver’s license and insured vehicle or otherwise provide an acceptable and reliable means of transportation is required
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities And Other Characteristics
- Thorough knowledge of state statutes and local ordinances concerning public health standards and regulations.
- Knowledge of building construction, building codes, and home maintenance.
- Knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office Word and Excel
- Demonstrate ability to handle self well and display professional demeanor when dealing with the general public
- Ability to prepare reports that are clear, accurate and timely.
When applying for employment with Cook County Health, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To Take Advantage Of This Preference a Veteran Must
- Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
- Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, “Are you a Military Veteran?”
- Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
ORA copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver’s License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
- Basic Term Life Insurance
- Pension Plan
- Deferred Compensation Program
- Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
- You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
- Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States’ territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
- Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
- CCH is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment orhiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Sep 11, 2021, 8:00:52 PM
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