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: This is a temporary position, funded for the purposes of providing additional assistance to the community due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under 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 position works to promote and protect the health and safety of the residents of Cobb & Douglas Counties.
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 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: Significant experience and/or education relating to the specialty area of the position. Knowledge and usage of hardware and/or software related to the position. Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish.
Salary Information: $33 hourly up to 29 hrs/wk(No Benefits, Temp Assignment ends 12/31/20)
Applications Accepted: July 28, 2020 – August 11, 2020
Thank you for your interest in CDPH. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.
Requirements for this position may be subject to: Pre-Employment Drug Screening, Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting, Previous Employment Reference Check, Specific Immunizations, Motor vehicle check, and/or Education and/or Licensure verification.
If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: Camilla.Barnes@dph.ga.gov
CDPH has adopted the Council on Linkages Core Competency for Public Health Professionals.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Master's degree in public health or 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.