Public Health Job Opportunities

Emergency Response Coordinator

Three Rivers Public Health Department (3RPHD) is seeking a full-time Emergency Response Coordinator to join our dynamic team.

In this position, the Emergency Response Coordinator will be responsible for developing, updating, training, and exercising a comprehensive public health Emergency Response Plan for Three Rivers Public Health Department’s three counties (Dodge, Saunders and Washington counties). Additionally, this position will assure that the 3RPHD staff and partner organizations are appropriately trained and are knowledgeable about biological, chemical, infectious, and communicable diseases associated with terrorism, disease outbreaks, or other events. Ensure rapid and effective public health response to public health emergencies.

This position requires strong interpersonal skills to make connections and build relationships with the health jurisdiction. The Emergency Response Coordinator works collaboratively with others to coordinate plans with various response agencies, volunteer organizations, business, and private industries.

3RPHD Offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with a work environment that is terrific. Please read below to learn more about this exciting opportunity. Continue reading “Emergency Response Coordinator”

Preparedness Community Health Educator

Panhandle Public Health District is looking for a Preparedness Community Health Educator.  Position will be based in the Scottsbluff, Hemingford or Bridgeport office.  Excellent wage and benefits. For a complete job description and to download an application, please go to Send cover letter, resume, and completed application to Erin Sorensen, PO Box 337, Hemingford, NE  69348.  Closing date November 9, 2018.

Senior Public Health Specialist – Emergency Preparedness

Deadline: 10/2/18

The City of Minneapolis is seeking a Senior Public Health Specialist in Emergency Preparedness, responsible for planning, evaluation, and execution of response and continuity of operations plans, selected grant and contract development, coordination of projects designed to address emergency response issues, and advocacy regarding health preparedness-related issues in appropriate forums. Continue reading “Senior Public Health Specialist – Emergency Preparedness”

Public Health Emergency Response Coordinator

East Central District Health Department/Good Neighbor Community Health Center is a Local Health Department and Federally Qualified Health Center serving central Nebraska.  We provide public health, WIC, comprehensive primary medical, behavioral health, and dental care, along with pharmacy services at 2 locations in Platte and Dodge Counties serving a diverse and mostly underserved population of all ages.  We employ over 120 employees and we strive to improve the health and well-being of our community.

The Public Health Emergency Response Coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Coordination and preparation of agency emergency response functions.
  • Collaboration with private, local, state, and federal emergency response partners.
  • Development and review of agency policies and procedures as they relate to public health emergency response.
  • Training and coordination of staff in accordance with the National Response Framework.
  • Agency participation in local, state, and regional response exercises and trainings.
  • The fulfillment of assigned contracts between the agency and its funder.
  • Maintaining budgets as stipulated by agency contracts

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COPH Federal Work Study positions

All Federal Work Study (FWS) positions for the 2018-19 Academic Year are now posted.

A few things to know:

  • You must be eligible for FWS, according to your 2018-19 FAFSA. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact UNMC Financial Aid.
  • If you are a current/returning UNMC student, you may begin working in a position as early as Friday, July 6th.
  • If you are an incoming/Fall 2018 UNMC student, your first day of work cannot be before the first day of classes (August 20th).
  • For more information about FWS, click here.
  • Reach out to the contact person for positions you are interested in, and they will provide any special application instructions.

If you have questions or need assistance, contact Brenda Nickol with COPH Career Services.


2018-19 COPH FWS Positions:

  1. FILLED  ACE Internationalization Lab Graduate Assistant
  2. Dean’s Office Student Worker
  3. (CRHD) – Community Research Assistant
  4. College of public Health (EAOH) Agricultural Center Assistant
  5. College of public Health (EAOH) Lab Assistant
  6. College of Public Health Epidemiology Graduate Assistant for Dr. Baccaglini
  7. College of Public Health Epidemiology Graduate Assistant for Drs. Medcalf and Cieslak
  8. College of Public Health Epidemiology Research Assistant
  9. College of Public Health Epidemiology Student Research Assistant
  10. College of Public Health Epidemiology Teacher Assistant for Dr. Hill
  11. College of Public Health Epidemiology Teacher Assistant for Dr. Baccaglini
  12. College of Public Health Health Promotion Community Student Research Assistant
  13. College of Public Health Health Promotion Research Assistant
  14. College of Public Health (OPHP) Practice Program Assistant