Public Health Job Opportunities

Project & Field Staff Assistant

The Rural Drug Addiction Research (RDAR) Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is looking for a full-time staff member to join our team.


The Project and Field Staff Assistant’s responsibilities will include conducting qualitative and quantitative surveys with adults in and around the Lincoln area. This work will require participating in in-person trainings. Field staff will assist with scheduling and managing data collection, following data protocols, assisting with data collection and processing, as well as collection of biospecimens and the associated counseling with participants, plus providing general assistance with other research-related tasks.

Field staff will work at offices located at UNL and also meet participants at office’s located in targeted communities to administer surveys. Staff may also be asked to collect biological samples (urine and finger-stick) for drug, urinalysis, HIV and HCV testing. Staff will be trained in the administration process and will meet with participants for intake and interview sessions, lasting 1-2 hours. Staff will bring all project materials back to UNL for secured entry and processing.

Public Health Emergency Response Coordinator

The Douglas County Health Department is seeking two Emergency Response Coordinators. Under the direction of the Health Director or designee, the incumbent is accountable for the coordination and direction of the activities defined in the Douglas County Health Department’s Disaster Plan for the Health and Medical Annex of the Douglas County Emergency Operations Plan.

Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program Info Webinars

The PMF Program is one of the premiere federal level fellowships, and is an ideal way to start a career in federal service. The application for the 2022 PMF class will be open from September 28 – October 12. The PMF website has a lot of helpful information:

The program is also hosting a series of webinars to walk through details of the program, application and selection process. See below for webinar dates and times.

Environmental Health Officer webinar

Service. Impact. Adventure. Come learn more about becoming an Environmental Health Officer in the USPHS Commissioned Corps!!  

Join members of the USPHS Environmental Health Officer Professional Advisory Committee (EHOPAC) to discuss an overview of the Commissioned Corps, the Environmental Health Officer category, eligibility, application process, and student internships for the 2022 school year. 

When: Wednesday September 8, 2021 @ 1:00PM ET 

How to Join: 

833-568-8864 US Toll-free 

Meeting ID: 161 585 9692 

Passcode: 075884 

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