Public Health Job Opportunities

Summer Intern, Public Health Accreditation Board

The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving and protecting the health of the public by advancing and ultimately transforming the quality and performance of state, local, Tribal, and territorial public health departments. PHAB, which administers the national program to accredit health departments, is seeking a graduate student for a summer internship to support its Research and Evaluation department. Specifically, the student would assist with a project to extract data from the community health assessments and community health improvement plans of accredited health departments in order to support the analysis of this key information about how health departments and their partners improve the health of their communities. In addition, the student may assist with other tasks to help prepare for the revision of the accreditation Standards and Measures, including reviewing the literature and conducting content analysis of accreditation reports and documentation.

View the full description and application instructions in the document below.

PHAB internship-summer2017

Environmental Specialist III

Deadline: 4/14/17

The City of Lincoln’s Public Works/Utilities Department is seeking an Environmental Specialist III to be responsible for technical work supervising and coordinating the collection of wastewater samples and the inspection of utility lines. Work involves responsibility for supervising and participating in the collection, preservation and transportation of industrial and domestic wastewater samples; internal inspection of existing and newly constructed utility lines using closed circuit television equipment and/or smoke and dye testing; installation, calibration and maintenance of flow measuring equipment; assisting with the tracking of chemical spills and/or unusual water discharges to the sanitary or storm sewer systems; and assisting in special quality studies. Continue reading “Environmental Specialist III”

Disease Investigator

Deadline: 4/18/17

Douglas County Health Department is seeking a Disease Investigator. Under the direction of the Health Director, or designee, the incumbent assists in the investigation and follow-up of suspected and confirmed cases of communicable diseases and other physiologic conditions. Provides education to infected individuals regarding prevention and control and assists in the implementation of appropriate disease prevention strategies. Continue reading “Disease Investigator”

Environmental Health Specialist I

Deadline: 4/10/17

Douglas County Health Department is seeking an Environmental Health Specialist I. Under the direction of the Health Director or designee, and after necessary orientation and training, the incumbent conducts routine inspections; investigates complaints; and enforces city, county, and state ordinances and laws dealing with environmental health and safety. Continue reading “Environmental Health Specialist I”

Program Manager – Connections

Deadline: 4/7/17

Project Harmony exists to provide effective, immediate and sensitive support to child abuse victims and their non-offending family members.  Project Harmony is committed to a vision with a focus on one goal: ending the cycle of child abuse and neglect.  Project Harmony is one of the largest Child Advocacy Centers in the nation. Continue reading “Program Manager – Connections”