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[Amended 8-10-2009 by Ord. No. 44-2009; 7-27-2015 by Ord. No. 39-2015; 5-28-2019 by Ord. No. 19-2019]
The City Health Officer is appointed by the Mayor and reports to the Community Development Director or his/her designee. Qualifications for this position are experience and training in public health. This person must be certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. He/she shall have the following duties and responsibilities as prescribed by the law, Charter and ordinance, and include but not be limited to the following:
A. Perform the obligations and functions of the City Health Administrator.
B. Perform and/or assign responsibility for restaurant inspections, review inspections, issue citations, and close if necessary.
C. Perform and/or assign responsibility for tattoo parlor inspections, review inspections, issue citations, and close if necessary.
D. Provide inoculations as required.
E. Collaborate with Human Resources Director in workers’ compensation, sick leave, family leave, and/or any other health-related issues.
F. Provide required reports to the state/federal governments.
G. Provide monthly reports to the Board of Health and attend meetings as requested by the Board.
H. Assess the health implications in hoarding situations as requested.