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Division of Environmental Health Services
The Division of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) is dedicated to improving the
quality of life for all residents and visitors by protecting public health, promoting
safety and preventing environmental hazards.
DEHS is recruiting for a Public Service Employee (PSE) who will be responsible for conducting vector-borne disease surveillance and maintenance activities, and assisting in abatement of nuisance conditions and public education. This position works under direct supervision and in conjunction with Registered Environmental Health Specialists and Certified Vector Control Technicians. This position is located in San Bernardino. Candidates interested in a career in Environmental Health are encouraged to apply. Visit the link below to apply. DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2014 AT 5:00PM.
PSE - Mosquito and Vector Control Job Listing
With California facing water shortfalls in the driest year in recorded state history, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. proclaimed a State of Emergency on January 17, 2014 and directed state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare for these drought conditions. DEHS is compiling a resource list for both water system operators and the public to help save water and respond appropriately. This list can be found on our Environmental Health Emergencies page, located on the left sidebar menu or by clicking the link below.
Environmental Health Emergencies
Please be advised that the County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health Division of Environmental Health (LEA) received and approved a Report of Facility Information (RFI) amendment to the Solid Waste Facility Permit for the West Valley Material Recovery Facility. The LEA is certified by the California Integrated Waste Management Board to enforce state laws and regulations at solid waste sites within the County of San Bernardino, including all active and closed landfills.
West Valley Material Recovery Facility - Amendment to Report of Facility Information
Beginning January 2015, all youth sports snack bar operations that prepare, sell and/or distribute food to the public will have to be inspected and permitted by the Division of Environmental Health Services. Operations at snack bars must meet applicable state requirements to ensure food handling practices are performed in a safe manner. Please click the following link to see FAQs about the anticipated changes for youth sports snack bar operations. More information can be found on our Food Facilities page.
Anticipated Changes for Food Distribution at Youth Sporting Events FAQs
This past year, the Division of Environmental Health Services received several reports of illness outbreaks at organized camps. Illness outbreaks may be preventable with the proper precautions, including a mandatory health screening of campers and staff, hand washing, and other hygienic practices. For more information on how to prevent illness outbreaks at camps, click the following link.
Prevention of Illness Outbreaks at Camps
The 2014 camp season is fast approaching and the Division of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) is requesting San Bernardino County camp owners/operators to submit various documents at least 30 days prior to operation or by March 1st, 2014. Click the link below to see required documents. More information is available on our “Housing and Camps” page.
Request for Annual Camp Documents