Algoma Public Health

Public Health Inspectors - Sault Ste. Marie

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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 that will contribute to the reduction of communicable diseases and health hazards, and health inequities 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):


  • Certificate in or working towards a Certificate in Public Health Inspection (Canada) with preferences shown to a holder of a related degree and certification as an inspector under the Ontario Building Code Act.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community resources relevant to the area of environmental health.
  • Previous experience working as a Public Health Inspector at a public health unit is considered an asset.
  • 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 effectively independently or as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be reliable and have a good attendance record.
  • Ability to work outside regular business hours, including weekends and evenings, as required.
  • Advanced oral and written proficiency in English is essential, proficiency in both official languages considered an asset.
  • Requires a valid “G” Ontario Driver’s License and use of a reliable vehicle.
  • 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.

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

Deadline for Application:  Posting will remain active until position has been filled.
Email: recruitment@algomapublichealth.com

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