Public Health Job Opportunities

Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program Info Webinars

The PMF Program is one of the premiere federal level fellowships, and is an ideal way to start a career in federal service. The application for the 2022 PMF class will be open from September 28 – October 12. The PMF website has a lot of helpful information: https://www.pmf.gov/become-a-pmf/overview/

The program is also hosting a series of webinars to walk through details of the program, application and selection process. See below for webinar dates and times.

Panhandle Public Health District positions

Top reasons people love working for Panhandle Public Health District: Flexible Scheduling, Meaningful Work, Family-Friendly, & Competitive Wages and Benefits! PPHD has four exciting position openings: Community Health Planner, Community Health Educator, Community Health Worker, and Parent Coach/Intake Specialist. Find job descriptions at www.pphd.org [pphd.org], along with how to submit an electronic application and upload a cover letter and resume. We will be accepting applications until August 3rd or until filled.

Public Health Educator Positions w/Cherokee Nation

Job Summary

Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and organizes health promotion programs for group and community needs.

Job Duties

Routine duties shall include providing health care services to individuals eligible for services in accordance with the self-governance compact and funding agreement between the Cherokee Nation and United States executed under the authority of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act.

Assesses community needs for health education and health promotion.

Obtains health-related data about social and cultural environments, growth and development factors, needs and interests. Employs or develops appropriate data-gathering information. Applies survey techniques to acquire health data. Investigates physical, social, emotional and intellectual factors influencing health behaviors. Infers needs for health education on the basis of obtained data. Determines priority areas of needs for health promotion program development. Submits required program reports and maintains records.

Plans and conducts effective health education and health promotion programs for community.

Recruits community organizations, resource people and potential participants for support and assistance in program planning. Communicates need for the program to those whose cooperation will be essential. Seeks ideas and opinions of those that will affect or be affected by the program. Develops a logical scope and sequence plan for a health education program. Formulates appropriate and measurable program objectives. Designs educational programs consistent with specified program objectives. Selects strategies best suited to implementation of health promotion programs in a given setting. Formulates a wide range of educational techniques and methods. Determines the availability of information, personnel, time and equipment needed to implement the program for a given audience. Assesses the relevance of existing program objectives to current needs.

Community-Based Research Assistant (Part-Time Temporary; Located in Scottsbluff, NE)

PART-TIME TEMPORARY; LOCATED IN SCOTTSBLUFF, NE

A team of UNK/UNMC researchers are in search of a community-based research assistant to work 5-10 hours per week, for up to 1 year.

Will support research activities, including direct observation and other data collection activities for the Building Healthy Families Pediatric Weight Management program in communities in the Scottsbluff/Gering and surrounding area.

The position requires the ability to effectively work as part of a large interdisciplinary team, evening hours, reliable transportation, some in-state travel, and ability to complete the required training.

This position will require a standard background check.

View the position and apply online here.

CDC PHAP Program: Application open

The 2021 application period for PHAP candidates is now open through 11:59 pm (ET), January 29. 

The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is a competitive, two-year, paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. PHAP associates are assigned to public health agencies and nongovernmental organizations in the United States and US territories, and work alongside other professionals across a variety of public health settings.

Throughout the two-year training program, associates gain hands-on experience that will serve as a foundation for their public health careers. After completing the program, PHAP graduates are qualified to apply for jobs with public health agencies and organizations.

View more information and apply here.