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Job Description

Epidemiologist – Public Health (Extra-Help)

Job ID

Extra-help

Category

Plumas County Jobs

Status

Open

Open until filled

Salary

$35.00 per hour

Posted

September 10, 2020 2:00 PM

Closing

Open Until Filled

EXTRA-HELP POSITIONS ARE 29 HOURS A WEEK OR LESS

DEFINITION

This position will conduct epidemiological studies of occurrences of communicable and chronic diseases among residents of Plumas County, including but not limited to COVID-19.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Collects, compiles, analyzes and evaluates data to assess the health status of the general population and specific demographic groups; explains the etiology of diseases; predicts the occurrence of communicable diseases; and develop plans and strategies to control and/or contain the distribution of communicable diseases.  Position requires knowledge of modes of disease transmission and epidemic patterns of disease spread in the community; epidemiological features of infections significant to public health; epidemiological trends and disease patterns, their characteristics, and possible causation; design methodology and statistical methods used in epidemiological studies; use and availability of demographic data; word processing; computer programming and processing methods to generate, organize, and display complex statistical and other research data; current epidemiological and related literature; basic computer and modern office automation technology relevant to agency operations computer-based comprehensive statistics, graphics and database software.

Qualifications

Two years or more professional epidemiological experience required in local, state, federal or international public agency

OR

One year professional epidemiological experience AND a masters, PhD or DrPH in public health.

A Plumas Co application is required
Minimum Hourly Wage: 35.00

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: Bachelor's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes