Public Health Job Opportunities

Safety/Industrial Hygiene Data Support Intern

Union Pacific is looking for interested students who would like to work as a year-round intern in the Industrial Hygiene and Safety Engineering group in Omaha, Nebraska starting as soon as possible. This position offers the ability to review, discuss and understand data on employee exposures to noise and chemicals in the complex UPRR work environments. In addition this position will provide an opportunity for the intern to improve current IT and business processes, and become involved in developing and generating performance measures. Union Pacific will accommodate the interns work schedule to fit their school schedule (within reason); and the intern will be expected to work sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The successful applicant will be expected to work between 15-20 hours a week.

This internship is an introduction to the fields of Industrial Hygiene and/or Safety Engineering with minimal field travel to UPRR shops or yards outside of the immediate Omaha and Council Bluffs, IA area.

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Data Analyst Intern

Deadline: September 7, 2017

The AgriSafe Network has an opening for a data analyst Intern. The Intern is responsible for supporting the work of Invest in Your Health evaluation team.  The intern will provide data analyst support to measure program outcomes and changes in behavior among student participants.  The intern will also write summary reports and participate in team meetings.

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the internship is an unpaid, 2-4 month opportunity with the possibility of extension. It is designed for students to obtain relevant work experience in order to be competitive for future positions in public health or other non-profit/for profit arenas, with an emphasis on agricultural occupational health. Students will also gain skills in the area of data analysis, evaluation, health communications, and behavior change theory. Continue reading “Data Analyst Intern”

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”

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”