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Job Title: Toxicologist 12
Job Number: 3901-17-05-087
Organization: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Posted: 8/25/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Environmental Health
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Lansing,  MI    USA
Compensation: Up to $76,000
Position Description: This position conducts highly technical chemical-specific evaluations to support Department objectives.

The toxicologist works in cooperation with other federal, state, and local health and regulatory agencies.

The person in this position interacts with the public, local officials, and legislators via meetings, telephone conversations, e-mails, and field visits, responding to community health concerns and providing information to protect public health.

This position requires advanced knowledge of toxicology often gained with a masters degree, as well as skill in compiling and summarizing complex toxicological literature that are critical to the function of the work area. The person in this position is responsible for independently evaluating environmental, demographic, and health-outcome data from chemically contaminated sites, determining whether a public health hazard exists, and documenting the findings in Health Consultation or Public Health Assessment reports.

Qualifications: Required Education and Experience

Education Possession of a master's degree in toxicology. Experience Three years of professional experience in assessing and controlling the impact of toxic substances on human health and the environment equivalent to a Toxicologist, including one year equivalent to a Toxicologist P11.

Alternate Education and Experience Possession of a master's degree in a physical, biological, or environmental science with 10 semester (15 term) credits in toxicology, 14 semester (20 term) credits in chemistry (including inorganic, organic and biochemistry), and 24 semester (35 term) credits in any combination of the following: physiology, histology, pathology, statistics, environmental science, microbiology, physical or environmental chemistry (in addition to the above indicated 14 semester credits); anatomy, pharmacology, epidemiology, industrial hygiene, toxicology (in addition to the above indicated 10 semester credits); or, vertebrate biology or zoology may be substituted for the education requirement.

Organization Description: The MDHHS Division of Environmental Health serves to educate the people of Michigan and mitigate exposures to harmful contaminants in drinking water, air, and food.

We are expanding our division to better serve the people of Michigan. Get a job you can feel good about - join our team!

Closing Date: 11/25/2017
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Contact Name: Michelle Bruneau,  Toxicologist 12
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Lansing   MI  
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How to Apply: Applicants must apply via the State of Michigan job portal: an/jobs/1752341/toxicologist-12

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