Sample Health Inspector Cover Letter

A health inspector cover letter can be the ticket to a new job if written with clarity and purpose. The sample below displays this job seeker's ability to focus on the tasks involved and his ability to carry them out. A REHS (Registered Environmental Health Specialist) is a public employee who examines food establishments and ensures they maintain sanitary standards for food safety set by the city or state. A health inspector may also have the authority to suspend the license of an establishment whose practices do not meet the state standard. It's important to mention these tasks and traits in all health inspector cover letters.

Austin Scharffenberger
67 City Side Road
Anyville, USA 56734

February 21, 2006

Mr. Dennis Blanding
Anyplace Health and Safety Services
64 Valley View Street
Anyplace, USA 99999

Dear Mr. Blanding:

My experience as a health inspector-a Registered Environmental Health Specialist--with the state of California for three years qualifies me to apply for the position you posted on JobBankUSA.com. I'm interested in re-locating to Anyplace so when I saw your need for experienced health inspectors, I was compelled to contact you.

I am available for work in wholesale establishments, food chains, and dairy plants.

If you wish to meet to discuss this job, please phone me at 695-888-8756 and I'll arrange to come to your office at your convenience any weekday afternoon. Thank you for considering my cover letter.


Austin Scharffenberger

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