National Wastewater Surveillance System Epidemiologist 2
Job Title: National Wastewater Surveillance System Epidemiologist 2
Closing Date/Time: Sun. 09/26/21 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Salary: $36,268.09 - $53,600.00 Annually
Job Type: Full Time Salaried
Location: 2 Peachtree St, Atlanta, Georgia
Connect passion with purpose. The Georgia Department of Public Health is the lead agency entrusted by the people of Georgia to proudly protect lives and promote healthy lifestyles in diverse communities statewide. We are committed to the health of the entire population as our work impacts past, present and future generations.
What we offer. Enjoy a generous benefits package that includes a flexible work schedule, unique training opportunities, engaging worksite wellness events, Capitol Hill Fitness Center access, wellness breaks, lactation rooms, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation & sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance; in addition to telework opportunities depending upon the position.
Make your mark in public service. As an accredited public health department, we're seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of National Wastewater Surveillance System Epidemiologist 2 located in Atlanta, GA to join the Division of Health Protection, Epidemiology Section. Won't you join us?
The National Wastewater Surveillance System (NWSS) Epidemiologist 2 will be responsible for:
- Work with a team to develop and coordinate NWSS sampling activities.
- Coordinate contractual activities of outside partners.
- Attend regular national cohort meetings for NWSS.
- Maintain relationships with federal, state, laboratory, educational, and local partners.
- Receive, interpret, and respond to requests for data from DPH.
- Maintain existing datasets and corresponding documentation within federal and state databases.
- Assist in developing recommendations for data-driven, evidence-based interventions, policies, and control measures in response to epidemiologic findings.
- Prepare written reports and presentations that communicate necessary information to staff, the public, and partners.
- Identify surveillance needs; assist with design, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation of public health surveillance systems.
- Posses strong oral and written communication and interpersonal and organizational skills.
Master's degree in Public Health or a closely related field from an accredited college or university AND Two years of experience performing epidemiologic work or work in a closely related field
Bachelor's degree in any field from an accredited college or university AND Three years of experience performing epidemiologic work or work in a closely related field
Two years at the lower level (HCP180) or position equivalent.
- MPH or MSPH, awarded by an Association of Schools of Public Health accredited program, with a concentration in Epidemiology or at least 24 credit hours in epidemiology and biostatistics
- At least two years of experience performing epidemiologic activities
- Relevant knowledge of job area indicated by at least 3 graduate-level credit hours or one year of work experience in that area.