Public Health Job Opportunities

Environmental Health Specialist I

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, Waste Management and Hazardous Materials Section, is looking for an outgoing, self-motivated individual to be a part of a team with the goal of Protecting and Promoting the Public’s Health. Primary duties will include conducting inspections, investigations, serving on the department emergency response/HAZMAT team, and working at Lincoln’s Hazardous Waste Center and collection events.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in environmental science, environmental health, environmental engineering, or biological, chemical or physical sciences; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the desirable knowledge, abilities and skills.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Possession of a valid driver’s license when operating a vehicle may be necessary to the satisfactory performance of assigned duties for some positions within this classification.

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Environmental Health Specialist I

The Douglas County Health Department is seeking an Environmental Health Specialist I.

Primary Function: Incumbent works under the direction of an assigned Supervisor or designee, conducting routine inspections, investigating complaints and enforcing city ordinances, and state laws (e.g. the applicable food codes, or environmental health and safety laws).

Paid Internships w/Nebraska Appleseed

Nebraska Appleseed’s internship program is now paid at $15 per hour! Additionally, we will continue to offer fully remote internships to those living in Nebraska. Internships are part-time, averaging 10hrs/wk, and are possible for each semester (fall, spring, and summer)

Nebraska Appleseed is currently accepting applications for our Internship Program!

Nebraska Appleseed is dedicated to improving the lives of all Nebrakans through public policy, community support and education, and grassroots organizing efforts. We do this with the help of our dedicated interns.

Nebraska Appleseed interns have the chance to work on public interest issues in the areas of research, advocacy, community outreach, and other critical organizational projects.

Inclusion Program Coordinator

Provides project management support for COPH’s Race, Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Initiatives and for early career faculty in the Department of Health Promotion conducting research in this area. COPH students, staff, and faculty are currently participating in an Ideas to Action planning process to brainstorm, develop, and implement interventions that will strengthen the COPH culture, inclusion, diversity, and equity. This process is intended to initiate sustained activities and efforts to support race, inclusion, diversity, and equity within, and outside, of the COPH.

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