Chatham County Board of Health seeks engineer representative

Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County Board of Health will have a vacancy in March 2022 that must be filled by a professional engineer who lives in the county. Applicants must have a current North Carolina engineering license, but they do not have to be actively practicing. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at 5 p.m.

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The Board of Health is the policymaking, rulemaking, and deliberative body for the Chatham County Public Health Department. The Board of Health’s responsibility is to protect and promote the health of the community and is a great way to make a difference.

The Board of Health will make a recommendation to the Board of Commissioners, who will appoint a professional engineer to serve the three-year term. The appointed engineer will be eligible to serve an additional three-year term once the first term expires.

Board of Health meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month, beginning at 6:00 p.m., with dinner provided and reimbursement for mileage. Meetings are not held in July and December.

The application to serve can be completed online. Applicants also may contact Lindsay Ray at 919-545-8302 or  to get an email version or printed copy. Those with questions about serving on the Board of Health may call 919-545-8391.

More information about the Board of Health can be found on the Chatham County website.