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Village of Elk Grove, Environmental Health Intern

The Village of Elk Grove Village is seeking a third or fourth-year Environmental Health student to assist the Community Development Department’s Environmental Health Division during the summer of 2024.

Elk Grove Village is located in the Chicago suburbs, bordering O’Hare International Airport, and is home to 33,000 residents and 3,600 businesses that make up the largest business park in the Midwest.

Interested applicants should be enrolled in an Environmental Health or Public Health curriculum. This is a paid position, which will provide the successful applicant with an excellent opportunity to observe and participate in various Environmental Health related projects.

Duties of the Environmental Health Intern include, but are not limited to:

  1. Perform scheduled and unannounced inspections related to food safety, sanitation, property maintenance, vector control, pest control, environmental pollution, and solid waste.
  2. Prepare inspection reports and correspondence and respond to public inquiries related to Village Code requirements.
  3. Perform other duties, as assigned, related to the Environmental Health Division, such as follow-up, filing, organization, newsletter article development, etc.

HOURS OF WORK: 37.5 Hours / Week              COMPENSATION: $17.21 / Hour

OPENING DATE: February 12, 2024                   CLOSING DATE: March 8, 2024

To apply, visit and select the Open Positions button on the home page. Applications are due by 5:00 PM on Friday, March 8, 2024.

Please attach your resume and references, as indicated. Those candidates who meet the above qualifications may be contacted for an interview.

All other inquiries should be directed to the Senior Environmental Health Inspector:  Email:, Tel: 847-357-4248.


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