Health Commissioner

Seneca County General Health District


The Health Commissioner is responsible for overall management and operation of the General Health District by supervising staff and performing highly technical, specialized financial and management analysis for the purpose of providing public health programming to Seneca County.


A successful candidate must meet qualifications per Ohio Revised Code 3709.11. The applicant must be the holder of a master’s degree in public health or an equivalent master’s degree in a related health field as determined by the members of the board of health, a licensed physician, licensed dentist, licensed veterinarian, licensed podiatrist, or a licensed chiropractor.

A successful candidate must have five (5) years’ experience in the public health field, two (2) years’ experience supervising the work of others, knowledge of local, state, and federal public health laws, rules, regulations and standards, excellent communication skills, the ability to conduct systems level evaluation and practice, and the expertise to maintain the district’s strong community presence.

Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license, proof of current auto insurance, and successfully complete background check at own expense prior to employment through the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation as per Ohio S.B. 38.

All interested applicants must submit a cover letter and a detailed resume with three references to Board of Health President Jim Young c/o Coral Rice at All applications must be submitted by close of business (4:30 PM) on Friday, January 29, 2021 to be accepted.

Posted on 12/3/2020

Seneca County General Health District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Seneca County General Health District will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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