Communicable Disease Intervention Specialist

Organization/Company Name: 
Columbia County
Position Description: 

POSITION:  COMMUNICABLE DISEASE INTERVENTION SPECIALIST.   This position is full time, Civil Service and union represented.

ANNOUNCEMENT #:  2022-001    DEPARTMENT:  Public Health

SALARY:    $4,565 - $5,650 per month. Limited duration until December 31, 2022.

CLOSING:  January 28, 2022. Applications must be received by 5:00pm on the closing date. Applications will only be accepted via electronic submission.

Position Type: 
Full Time
Salary: 
$4,565 - $5,650 per month.
Required Qualifications and Experience: 

PLEASE NOTE:  This recruitment is open to applicants who meet the requirements below and will be used to fill any current vacancy and any vacancies that may occur in up to the next twelve months. You will be notified of your status on the hiring list after the closing date. 

DUTIES:  Under the direction of the Public Health Administrator perform case and contact investigation, partner notification, and follow-up of individuals who have been diagnosed with infectious diseases (STD/HIV, TB, Hep A, B, C, influenza, etc.). Participate in outbreak control and contact investigation efforts, collect health data and prepare reports. Provide health education to general public about infectious disease signs, symptoms, and prevention. 

TO QUALIFY:  Bachelor’s degree in public health, environmental health or closely related field. Three years' work experience in the public health field preferably with prior experience in the communicable disease field. Any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the ability to perform the above duties may be accepted.  Special Licenses, Certifications: Possession of a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record.

TO APPLY:  Applicants MUST submit the Columbia County application form, a resume and cover letter, describing how the minimum and preferred qualifications are met. To be considered in the recruitment process, online instructions must be followed for completing and submitting the application. Email completed application, resume and cover letter, before 5:00pm on the closing date to [email protected]

Address: 
230 Strand Street
OR 97051
Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
Same as the Employer Address
Application Email: 
Application Address: 
Application deadline: 
Friday, January 28, 2022