Environmental health officers in the commissioned corps detailed to the Coast Guard ensure public health and safety in a variety of domestic roles. For environmental health officers, work areas are diverse and numerous. Examples include epidemiological surveillance, disease prevention, radiological health, industrial hygiene, food safety, injury prevention and education, and emergency preparedness. During natural disasters and other emergencies, environmental health officers protect Coast Guard personnel from environmental threats and help communities recover. As part of a committed cadre of health professionals, you will enjoy leadership opportunities, excellent benefits, and work/life balance, all while protecting and improving the health of the Coast Guard.
Please contact CAPT Beverly Dandridge, the PHS Liaison, email Beverly.Dandridge@hq.dhs.gov.