Public Health Job Opportunities

SH&E Advisor

Nutrien is seeking a Safety, Health & Environment Advisor for their Retail locations in the Northern Illinois, Nebraska and Iowa areas.

Advisor, SH&E Retail  – (US Home Office in Illinois, Wisconsin, or Iowa)

What you will do:

  • Support retail locations with safety, health, environmental, and DOT programs and training to ensure safe operations at our Retail facilities
  • Identify SH&E, OSHA, EPA, DOT, and DHS regulations applicable to materials and processes at facilities and assist in understanding EHS, OSHA, EPA, DOT and DHS regulations, standards and programs
  • Conduct company SH&E compliance audits
  • Prepare and lead training meetings and train-the-trainer sessions
  • Advise and support facilities during interaction with regulatory agencies
  • Keep apprised of federal, state and regional laws and regulations affecting facilities and maintain working relationships with regulatory agencies
  • Investigate incidents such as injuries, vehicle accidents, and property damage
  • Determine root cause of incidents and oversee preparation of corrective action plans for each incident
  • Ensure timely notification is made to regulatory agencies and company management for incidents
  • Monitor facilities for unsafe work practices and unsafe work conditions and support Near Miss Reporting at facilities
  • Support anhydrous ammonia facility Process Safety Management plans
  • Respond and coordinate spill response efforts
  • Evaluate and advise on operational practices at locations for environmental risk
  • Evaluate and advise on proposed acquisitions and divestitures for safety and environmental risk
  • Support facility and Division management on construction projects
  • Assure preparation, submittal and maintenance of RMP plans, SARA Tier II and Pesticide Production Reports
  • Assist facilities on waste management and disposal issues
  • Support facilities in implementing DOT and fleet safety programs such as driver qualification files and defensive driving training

Program Manager with Stratis Health

Stratis Health just posted a new Program Manager position, which will be focused on rural and population health.  It’s a national search and the new Program Manager can be based anywhere in the U.S.; and it could be one full-time person or two part-time people.

Job listing: https://stratishealth.org/about-us/current-career-opportunities/

Stratis is seeking a Program Manager to manage the planning and implementation of rural health care improvement and population health-focused projects.

This job is for you if you are (a)

  • Successful project manager with demonstrated experience managing small to large scale projects
  • Quality improvement educator, trainer, convener, and facilitator
  • Skilled at building and maintaining relationships
  • Good at communication, both verbal and written
  • Experienced with technical and/or proposal writing
  • Focused with a desire to both drive and execute projects
  • Able to find joy in problem-solving/pivoting/finding solutions
  • Able to synthesize information and concepts and use storytelling to impart messages and knowledge
  • Adaptable and comfortable with change and ambiguity
  • Committed to creative problem-solving, even under pressure
  • Team player – someone who enjoys working collaboratively with internal and external teams to meet deadlines and achieve goals
  • Committed to the advancement of inclusion, health equity, and racial justice

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.

Research Scientist

Research Scientist

National Farm Medicine Center – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute

Job Summary: The Research Scientist in this open rank tenure track position maintains and conducts a high quality research program, relevant to the area of agricultural health and safety, rural health, and or environmental/occupational health, assisting NFMC in achieving the organizational goals and results within the Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI). This scientist or clinician-scientist should maintain a strong and consistent record of scientific discovery and he/she will secure externally funded research awards, collaborate with scientists and clinician investigators, and implement translation of their research throughout Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) and beyond. Remote working conditions will be considered for especially qualified and experienced candidates. 

Find more information here [marshfieldresearch.org] and in the document below.

Presidential Management Fellows Program

Since 1977 the PMF Program has matched outstanding graduate students with exciting Federal opportunities.

This rigorous, two-year paid fellowship includes challenging assignments, developmental assignments, and networking opportunities. Finalists appointed as PMFs are hired by Federal Agencies to engage in solving domestic and/or international issues in a variety of fields, such as public policy, foreign policy, business administration, engineering, science, technology, public health, cybersecurity, and more.

The PMF Program seeks eligible graduate students every year who want to make a difference through public service. 

The selection process for the Presidential Management Fellows Program consists of the following:

  1. Application
  2. On-Line Assessment
  3. Finalist Selection
  4. Agency Placement as a Fellow

More information about application and selection is available on the PMF website, at www.pmf.gov

If you are interested in federal employment, you should consider this program (many fellows go on to secure a permanent position). Recent years have seen a number of public health related positions, and we expect to see even more this year.

The website has a lot of helpful information for applicants on the Become a PMF tab. This year the application will be open from September 30th – October 14th.

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