Union County Health Department

Full-Time, Classified, Hourly, Non-Exempt.  37.50 hours per week, Monday – Friday, with occasional evening and weekends.  The pay range for this position is $22.97 - $28.40 per hour, based on experience.  Partial funding for this position is provided by the COVID-19 Enhanced Operations and the Drug Overdose Prevention grants.

Conduct epidemiologic investigations. Use established scientific and technical methods and practices to identify and evaluate a wide range of health conditions, to recognize public health problems pertinent to the population, and to determine feasibility of and approach to epidemiologic investigations. Interview patients, health-care providers, and others involved and collect data from local agencies or other health entities. Maintain data integrity by ensuring individual cases are reported in a timely, accurate, and complete manner. Use databases for the analysis of health problems; and perform analyses by using statistical techniques commonly employed in epidemiologic evaluations to interpret and analyze observed health phenomena. Use surveillance systems to collect disease or health outcome data; and generate a descriptive analysis of surveillance data for a variety of audiences. Work with staff and other health care providers to identify surveillance data needs, implement new or revise existing surveillance systems, report key findings from the surveillance system, and support the evaluation of surveillance systems. Monitor disease trends, create statistical reports, and respond to requests for data. Assist in developing recommended evidence-based interventions and control measures in response to epidemiologic findings with appropriate cultural, social, and/or political framework. Implement grant deliverables. Participate in writing grants and other funding proposals; and on internal and external committees and workgroups. Assist in developing and revising protocols for disease investigation, case management, and standard operating guidelines.  Work with local, state, and federal health officials and local response partners to plan and prepare for public health emergencies. Provide advice and assistance relating to epidemiologic expertise.

Must be detail oriented, organized, possess strong oral and written communication skills, excellent time management skills, strong customer service skills, and proficient in Microsoft Office.  A Master’s Degree in Public Health (MPH) or a Master’s of Science degree in Public Health (MSPH) with a focus on Epidemiology or data analysis and assessment; or a Master’s Degree in a related public health discipline with graduate level coursework in Epidemiology or data analysis and assessment required.  Must possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License, valid auto liability insurance, the ability to maintain auto liability insurance, and the ability to maintain insurability under the County’s vehicle insurance policy.  The ability to lift and/or carry objects weighing up to 25 pounds unassisted and up to 50 pounds with assistance is necessary.

Cover letters and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.  Please send cover letters and resumes to:


Mail:     Union County Health Department, Attn:  Ashley Mitchell, Deputy Director of Administration, 940 London Ave., Suite 1100, Marysville, OH 43040

The Union County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, sex, veteran or military status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other protected criteria.


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