Public Health Nurse

Portage County Health District

Division:                      Community Health Division

Classification:              Full Time; Non-Exempt – 120 days probationary period.

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

Salary Range:              $22.00-$34.00 per hour. Commensurate with experience.

Reports To:                 Rebecca Barecca, Director of Nursing Programs 

Why Work Here? Be Valued!

As a public service agency, we know our greatest assets are the people behind the service. We recognize the value of our employees through a fun work environment, competitive pay, continuous professional development opportunities and an amazing benefits package. Portage County Health District is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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.


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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