Public Health Job Opportunities

Research & Certification Assistant (FWS)

The Association of HealthCare Emergency Preparedness Professionals (AHEPP) is seeking a federal work study student for the coming academic year. See the job description below.

AHEPP FWS 2017 Description

If interested, please submit resumé and cover letter via email or email to:

Kristine Sanger, Associate Director

Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals

984320 Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE 68198-4320


NOTE: must be eligible for Federal Work Study to apply. If unsure of your eligibility, please communicate with UNMC Financial Aid.

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Deadline: July 15, 2016

The Sarpy/Cass Department of Health and Wellness is seeking an Emergency Preparedness Coordinator (EPC), who will promote community resilience through cross‐ jurisdictional planning and coordination to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from bioterrorism, outbreaks of infectious diseases and other public health threats and emergencies. This position has full responsibility for planning, implementing, managing, and reporting for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP), Cities Readiness Initiative Preparedness (CRI) and other emergency response‐related contracts.

View the full job description and application instructions here.


Deadline: until filled

Southeast District Health Department is looking to fill the full time position of Public Health Epidemiologist.  Southeast District Health Department is a five county health department located in Auburn, NE servicing a population of 39,000 residents.  The counties covered by Southeast District Health Department are Otoe, Nemaha, Johnson, Pawnee, and Richardson Counties.

View the job description and instructions for applying in the document below.

Job Announcement EPI (002)

Disaster Program Specialist for Omaha/Council Bluffs

Deadline: Until filled

At the Red Cross, there is no such thing as a small disaster. In every single case it is the Red Cross’ mission to help people affected by disaster meet their emergency needs that include shelter, food, clothing, and health and mental health services. As a paid staff member, you will support our loyal Red Cross disaster volunteers who serve selflessly to provide a bridge of assistance until individuals and families can resume a normal life.

We are currently seeking a Disaster Program Specialist to work out of our Omaha NE office. Continue reading “Disaster Program Specialist for Omaha/Council Bluffs”

Summer Field Internship

Applications due March 31st

The Midwestern Public Health Training Center will be offering four $1,500 stipends to support a field placement internship for students enrolled in an accredited MPH program.  Continue reading “Summer Field Internship”