Performs routine inspections of retail food facilities for
compliance with health and safety codes.
Responds to complaints of improper food handling, alleged food
poisoning, unsanitary conditions and vermin infestations.
Reviews plans of food facilities, recreational health and
on-site sewage systems.
Conducts investigative inspections of residential single and
multiple family units on a complaint basis. Determines housing violations which are
hazardous to life or limb.
Inspects for compliance with state codes and issue permits for
the operation of county mobile home parks, detention facilities, organized camps and
Proposed parcel splits; subdivisions; use permits and
building permit applications are evaluated for sufficient sewage disposal systems and
domestic water supply. Participates in environmental review committees for city and county
projects and comments on environmental impact study referrals.
Administers inspection programs for water wells and public
water systems to ensure safe, adequate and dependable water supplies are available for
domestic use. Water program.
Provides information on risk assessment of contaminants found
in water supplies and remedial alternatives.
Ensures acceptable water quality, structural safety and the
availability of life-saving equipment at all public pools and spas.
Routinely samples water of natural bathing areas to determine
suitability for human contact.
Investigates complaints regarding environmental concerns such
as refuse disposal, noise, dust, odors, rodents, flies and other insects.
Investigates complaints concerning failed sewage disposal systems. Conducts
inspections of new and rehabilitated private sewage disposal systems for compliance with
health and safety codes. Inspects and monitors septic tank/chemical toilet pumper trucks.
Tracks air pollution issues of local concern.
Helps implement local nonpoint source air pollution control
measures when needed.
Assists the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control
District when requested.