Epidemiologist – Public Health (Extra-Help)
Plumas County Jobs
Open until filled
$35.00 per hour
September 10, 2020 2:00 PM
Open Until Filled
EXTRA-HELP POSITIONS ARE 29 HOURS A WEEK OR LESS
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.
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.
Two years or more professional epidemiological experience required in local, state, federal or international public agency
One year professional epidemiological experience AND a masters, PhD or DrPH in public health.A Plumas Co application is required