Public Health Job Opportunities


Deadline: 8/4/2016

DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

This position is located in the Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management (DTSEM), Office of Evaluations (OE). This office is responsible for planning, developing and directing the collection, analysis, and use of the occupational injury and illness data required to support OSHA in fulfilling its mandate, meeting the statistical needs of the agency by providing research and analysis of existing data sources and by developing new sources of statistical information, and coordinating communications within the agency on statistical matters and data.

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Additional eligibility info:

The job starts at the GS-11 level, so someone would usually need three full years of graduate-level education (54 hrs, so a semester beyond the MPH) to qualify. There’s also a basic requirement of degree that included 15 semester hours in statistics (or in mathematics and statistics, provided at least 6 semester hours were in statistics), and 9 additional semester hours in one or more of the following: physical or biological sciences, medicine, education, or engineering; or in the social sciences including demography, history, economics, social welfare, geography, international relations, social or cultural anthropology, health sociology, political science, public administration, psychology, etc.