Public Health Job Opportunities

Three Rivers Public Health Department

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.

Public Health Institute (PHI) Positions

PHI offers a broad array of career opportunities, in our administrative offices and through our many programs working in Oakland, across California and around the world. From administrative support to research scientist to IT professional, every position at the Public Health Institute helps contribute to building healthier, more equitable communities around the world. 

On August 13th, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that Kaiser Permanente has committed $63 million in grant funding to the Public Health Institute (PHI) to strengthen and support California’s contact tracing efforts in clinical settings. PHI’s Tracing Health program, which has successfully deployed contact tracing teams in Oregon and Washington, will pivot to California, where they will embed teams into clinics based in high-need and targeted communities. PHI’s Tracing Health program will hire, train and deploy approximately 500 full-time, culturally and linguistically competent clinically based team members. Collectively, they will be able to contact up to 5,500 people per day….”..”

PHI is continuing to hire for contact tracers, supervisors, resource coordinators and scientific staff (data analysts, epidemiologists, and research supervisors) for the program.

View the PHI Employment page for positions related to these efforts in California, as well as positions around the nation and world.

Multiple positions w/Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health

ELVPHD is looking to fill multiple positions at the health department. ELVPHD offers a fun working environment and flexible scheduling. Excellent benefits package. Public health experience is not necessary. Willing to train the right candidate. Will consider full-time or part-time applicants. Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. Bi-lingual highly desired, but not necessary.

GA Positions w/NE DHHS

There are openings for GA positions with the Nebraska state health department’s Epi Division. Most of the work will be COVID-19 related, but some other work may also be involved. 

These positions will be based in Lincoln, and include compensation for some tuition and fees, in addition to wages. Students will work up to 20hrs/wk during semesters. See document below for full description and application information. Must be a COPH student, enrolled in a master’s or PhD degree program.