Health Commissioner

Knox Public Health

Knox Public Health, which serves all of Knox County, is seeking a candidate to serve as Health Commissioner.

Responsibilities of the Health Commissioner include but are not limited to:

The Commissioner shall be responsible and accountable to the Board of Health and serves as its secretary.  The Commissioner shall have supervisory charge and control of all employees and programs of the General Health District.

Requirements/Qualifications: A licensed physician, licensed dentist, a licensed veterinarian, licensed podiatrist, licensed chiropractor, or 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 (ORC 3709.11).


This position is an exempt, full-time position that requires working evenings and/or weekends as necessary.

Benefits include paid holidays, vacation, sick time, personal leave, and retirement; health, dental, and vision insurance available.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and application to Knox Public Health, Attn:  Human Resources, 11660 Upper Gilchrist Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050 or email to  An application can be found at The position will remain open until filled.

Employment application and this posting can be found on the Knox Public Health website @

Knox Public Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer Provider.

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