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Environmental Health

Promoting safe and healthy environments.

Environmental health officers lead epidemiological research, respond to public health emergencies, and act as occupational health and safety specialists, or industrial hygienists.

Promoting safe and healthy environments.

Environmental health officers lead epidemiological research, respond to public health emergencies, and act as occupational health and safety specialists, or industrial hygienists.
Officers In Action

A Message from Chief Environmental Health Officer RADM Taylor

Becoming an environmental health officer in the USPHS Commissioned Corps
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Types of Profession Opportunities

Environmental Health Specialist

Occupational Health & Safety Specialist

Industrial Hygienist

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Benefits

College loan repayment
Health and dental care at low or no cost
Mobility between government agencies
Tax-free housing and meal allowances
Financial support for education through the Post-9/11 GI Bill
Retirement pension plan
Career advancement and pay increases with years of service
Flexibility to work in a variety of settings

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