Vacancy – Town Health Officer


*The Town of Fairlee has a vacancy for a Town Health Officer*

Town Health Officers

By law, every town and city in Vermont has a Local Board of Health. The Local Board of Health consists of the Town Health Officer and town select board (or city council). The duties and responsibilities of Vermont Boards of Health are established by state statute .

The role of the Public Health Officer

Town Health Officers are responsible for:

  • Investigating possible public health hazards and risks within the town or city
  • Taking action to prevent, remove, or destroy any public health hazards
  • Taking action to lessen significant public health risks
  • Enforcing health laws, rules and permit conditions, and taking the steps necessary to enforce orders

see: http://www.healthvermont.gov/environment/town-health-officer

Please contact the Selectboard selectboard@fairleevt.org

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