Public Health Job Opportunities

Live Well Omaha Kids Internship

Deadline: June 13, 2017

LWOK seeks a graduate-level intern for one year, from summer 2017 to summer 2018. This is a mutually
beneficial relationship where an intern can enhance LWOK’s capacity to effectively influence healthy
habits in our community and develop professional and personal skills to apply in their future careers.

The specific work of the LWOK intern will be to: 1. engage with school board/school district/schools to
identify a shared policy priority around physical activity and nutrition, 2. support LWO staff to convene
agencies/organizations on a regular basis to share resources and rally support around the shared policy
priority, and 3. assist in relevant grant writing opportunities.

 

View the full job description, including qualifications and application instructions in the document below. Live Well Omaha Kids Internship Opportunity

Community Organizer–Economic Justice & Health Care Access Programs

Deadline: 5/31/17

Organization: Nebraska Appleseed Center for Law in the Public Interest

Position Summary

Nebraska Appleseed is seeking a full-time Community Organizer to coordinate grassroots, community-driven advocacy and engagement efforts around issues of health care access and poverty in Nebraska.

Broad areas of work include:

  • Long-term relationship building and leadership development among populations affected by health care access and poverty issues.
  • Grassroots advocacy campaigns engaging community members to take action on health care access and anti-poverty public policies.
  • Increasing awareness and understanding on issues of health care access and economic justice in Nebraska.

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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”