Algoma Public Health

Public Health Inspector - Elliot Lake

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Permanent Full-Time - Elliot Lake
Salary Range:  $76,330.80 - $87,068.80


Position Summary

Algoma Public Health (APH) is seeking a certified Public Health Inspector (PHI) to work with our team. As a PHI working for APH you will have a diverse portfolio of work which will contribute to the reduction of communicable diseases and health hazards within Algoma communities.


Reporting to the Manager of Environmental Health, the PHI promotes and protects individual and community health through the education and enforcement of pertinent provincial Acts and Regulations, municipal by-laws, and agency policies. The legislation includes the Health Protection and Promotion Act, the Healthy Menu Choices Act, the Skin Cancer Prevention Act, the Ontario Building Code Act, the Provincial Offences Act, and the Smoke-Free Ontario Act as well as relevant Regulations.


Ability, Experience, and Skills for this position include (but not limited to):


  • Current Certificate in Public Health Inspection (Canada) from the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors.
  • Current certification or ability to obtain certification (within a defined timeframe) under the Ontario Building Code Act-Part 8 – Sewage systems. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community resources relevant to the area of environmental health.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft office programs including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Strong interest in professional development and self-learning.
  • Strong time management and project management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and participate effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Ability to provide technical expertise and risk assessment skills while working in the field.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced oral and written proficiency in English is essential, proficiency in both official languages considered an asset.
  • Must be reliable and have a good attendance record.
  • Ability to work outside regular business hours, including weekends and evenings, and work on-call as required.
  • Must have valid “G” Ontario Driver’s Licence and use of a reliable vehicle as work related travel within the Algoma district may be required.
  • As a condition of hire, you are required to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine series, per our COVID-19 Immunization policy, unless medically contraindicated. Should you be the successful candidate, you will be required to comply with our COVID-19 Immunization policy that is in effect
  • A current Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) with satisfactory clearance is a condition of employment, at own expense. 


Algoma Public Health believes in and is committed to promoting diversity in our workforce and ensuring accessible employment practices, in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.  We will work with you to meet your needs.

A cover letter and current resume must be provided in order to be considered for this position.

Submit applications to
Algoma Public Health
c/o Human Resources 
294 Willow Avenue
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 0A9

Email: recruitment@algomapublichealth.com

We would like to thank all candidates for responding; however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.