Director of Community Health

Portage County Combined General Health District

Division:                      Community Health Division

Classification:              Full Time; Exempt; Unclassified – 180 days probationary period.

Work Schedule:           Monday – Friday 8am- 4:30pm: May require some weekend and evening work.

Salary Range:              $35.00-$43.00 per hour. Commensurate with experience.

Reports To:                 Health Commissioner 

Are you passionate about public health and making a difference in your community? The Portage County Combined General Health District is excited to announce an immediate opening for the position of Director of Community Health. If you're seeking a fulfilling career with work-life balance, professional growth and the opportunity to positively impact community health, then we want to hear from you!

The Portage County Health District’s Mission is to promote public health, prevent disease, and protect the environment, utilizing leadership and partnership to empower individuals and communities to achieve optimal health.

Portage County Combined General Health District benefits:

Job Description:         

Organizational Duties:


Employees hired for a position that is funded in whole or in part by a designated funding source may be laid off when the funding source is reduced or eliminated. 

Pre-Employment Testing Requirements: 

Criminal Background Check and Pre-employment Drug Testing

Work Environment:   

General office setting in the Health District facility requiring sedentary to light work which may include sitting, walking, climbing, reaching, standing, talking, and listening with occasional exposure to adverse environmental conditions.  The role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and other office equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or listen. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


If you are ready to take on a leadership role that combines your passion for community health with professional development and work-life balance, then look no further. Join our dedicated and mission-driven team at the Portage County Combined General Health District.

Interested applicants should submit the following:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter
  3. PCHD Employment Application

 Deadline for Applying: Open until filled.

All applicants offered positions with PCHD must submit to and pass a background check and drug screen before beginning work. Applicants with disabilities may contact Sarah Meduri, Director of Personnel and Administrative Services at or 330-296-9919 ext. 109 to request and arrange accommodations.

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