The Division of Public Health is seeking an Epidemiologist with strong public health surveillance competencies including data analysis and visualization as ell as supervisory experience to manage a team of surveillance specialists.
Category: Preparedness and Response
Are you looking for a way to help crush the curve in Nebraska?DHHS is seeking candidates to fight COVID as a Disease Investigator through our Public Health Division. The Disease Investigator will be responsible for contacting Nebraskans confirmed with COVID-19 infection to provide education regarding the recommendation to self-isolate, assess their ability to safely comply with the recommended control measures, and to elicit information on close contacts who need to be notified of their exposure.
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:
- On-Line Assessment
- Finalist Selection
- 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.
South Heartland District Health Department in Hastings, NE is seeking applicants to fill two positions:
Administrative Support Staff
View the job descriptions and application instructions on the health department website here.
Three Rivers Public Health Department in Fremont, NE is seeking to fill several positions. Two are full time positions: Public Health Disease Investigator and Public Health Data Analyst.
The Public Health Disease Investigator will assist the Disease Surveillance Coordinator in program development, routine surveillance, and other grant activities. The position provides additional capacity during outbreak investigations, special projects, and special studies. The purpose of the work is to assist the Disease Surveillance Coordinator in routine and outbreak investigations as well as assure the coordination and timely completion of grant activities. Click on the link to view the full job description and application instructions (deadline August 28th).
The Public Health Data Analyst will be responsible for designing and implementing the data systems needed to support regional decision-making and problem-solving, this position requires someone with the ability to analyze and present the data by making it understandable to health department staff, public officials and the general communities served. Click on the link to view the full job description and application instructions (deadline August 28th).
Additionally, the health department is seeking remote contractors to serve as public health disease investigators. This is a perfect opportunity for a student seeking to gain experience and support local public health COVID-19 response efforts. See document below for more information.