University of Nebraska Medical Center

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Planner I/II

Deadline: until filled

Tri-County Health Department in Colorado is seeking a Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Planner I/II. Performs public health emergency preparedness and response work in the planning, design, and implementation of public health preparedness activities and programs, including conducting response and capacity assessments, training and exercise development, and program evaluation in the Denver Metro Area. Works independently or may assume lead technical responsibilities in the planning and evaluation of public health preparedness and response activities. Also serves as a consultant to other divisions and community agencies. General direction is provided by the Emergency Preparedness and Response Coordinator / Director of Emergency Preparedness and Response. No formal supervisory responsibility.


Requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public health, communications, education, emergency management or a related field and 2-3 years relevant work experience. Training in public health/environmental health preferred. Master’s Degree in a related field is also preferred. Possession of a valid driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Principles, practices, techniques, and procedures as related to emergency preparedness planning, evaluation, and needs assessment. Word processing, database records management, PowerPoint presentations, and research methods via the Internet. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other TriCounty Health Department employees, representative of other agencies and organizations, other regional planners, state and local responders and members of the community. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to make informational presentations, develop after action reports, and prepare evaluative reports. Develop measurable objectives and gather, analyze, and interpret findings from related projects.


View the full job description and application instructions here.