Full Job Description
Cobb and Douglas Public Health a nationally accredited health department, headquartered in Marietta, Georgia since 1920
promotes and protects the health and safety of the residents of Cobb and Douglas counties in partnership with several other
agencies. CDPH is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable healthcare services with special attention to
the at-risk population. We work to achieve healthy people in healthy communities by: Preventing epidemics and spread of
disease, protecting against environmental hazards, preventing injuries, Promoting and encouraging healthy behaviors, responding
to disasters, assisting in community recovery, and Assuring the quality and accessibility of health care. By excelling at our core
responsibilities, we will assist our residents in living healthier, longer and more rewarding lives.
We offer: Flexibility within our core operational hours of Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Promote learning and growth. Employee
recognition program. Diverse workforce. Worksite wellness opportunities. And much more!
Summary: Under general supervision, plans, develops, and conducts epidemiologic investigations, surveillance, and interventions
limited in scope and/or complexity to determine the causes of diseases and implement methods of disease control. Collects,
analyzes, and interprets statistical data and prepares epidemiologic reports. This is the entry/training level of the Epidemiology job
series. Incumbents at this level may require additional training or experience to gain full proficiency in some or all of the job
responsibilities. Essential functions include, but not limited to: Responsible for disease surveillance and follow-up on notifiable
diseases Assists with planning and conducting investigations of diseases, Performs formal case control and cohort studies of
complex health issues, Provides related consultation to departmental staff and others, Designs implements and maintains disease
surveillance, collects, analyzes, and interprets statistical data and prepares reports, assists with the development of policies and
procedures for new and existing disease control programs, provides training, technical assistance, and consultative services
regarding epidemiology and the control of diseases, serves as a point of contact for various personnel regarding moderately
complex epidemiologic issues, performs various duties in support of section operations.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Public Health or a closely related field from an accredited college or university OR
Bachelor's degree in any field from an accredited college or university AND two years of experience performing epidemiologic
work or work in a closely related field.
Preferred Qualifications/Skills: An MPH in public health epidemiology. Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Salary Information: $33 hourly; up to 29 hours weekly
**Temp Assignment Duration up to 9 months**
Applications Accepted: July 28, 2020- August 11, 2020
TO APPLY: In order to successfully apply for a position; the hiring agency requires interested applicants to complete the
Cobb & Douglas Public Health’s Online Employment Application. This job application can be found at: www.cdph-
ess.com. Click on "Employment Opportunities" and locate this position, click “Apply” and begin your application
Hourly Epidemiology 2 Temps
(Covid 19 Response)-3 openings
Positions: 00219859, 00219860, 00219861