Environmental Health Specialist

Position Summary

The Environmental Health Specialist is responsible for maintaining and enforcing public health regulations relating to the community’s environmental health.  Through investigation, inspection, education and enforcement, the Environmental Health Specialist takes action to mitigate or eliminate public health hazards.   Inspections and investigations occur indoors and outdoors at facilities such as restaurants, swimming pools, residential homes, public schools, penal institutions, childcare facilities, nursing homes, body art facilities, cannabis/hemp facilities, campgrounds, mobile home parks, public accommodations, bars/lounges, etc.  The Environmental Health Specialist may also be required to work in the water quality laboratory and perform water quality testing.  Environmental Health Specialists are assigned primary responsibilities in specific environmental programs but are required to possess knowledge of all programs in order to respond to public health emergencies.  

 

Qualifications | Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree. 
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license and be able to provide personal transportation for work-related business.
  • Must obtain annual flu vaccination and any job specific immunizations. May be required to submit to a two-step PPD test. 

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in environmental health, biology, microbiology, chemistry, natural sciences, public health or closely related field from an accredited university or college is preferred.  
  • Three years of progressively responsible work experience in an area dealing with direct public contact involving adherence to guidelines/standards is preferred.

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Nurse Practitioner

Position Summary

The Nurse Practitioner is a professional level position responsible for completing physical assessments, diagnosis and treatment under protocol for patients and within legal scope of practice in the Family Planning and Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Clinic.  Refers clients as necessary and maintains client records in a clinic setting.

 

Minimum Qualifications | Requirements

  • Master’s degree in nursing with certification in family, adult health or women’s health and one year of work experience in family planning/women’s health care nursing at the nurse practitioner level.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license and be able to provide personal transportation for work-related business. Must obtain annual flu vaccination and any job specific immunizations. May be required to submit to a two-step PPD test. 

Preferred Requirements

  • Title X and STI experience preferred. 
  • Fluency in writing, texting and speaking English.  Ability to write, text and speak fluently in Spanish is desired.

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Equity and Engagement Initiatives Coordinator

Position Summary

The Equity and Engagement Initiatives Coordinator is responsible for influencing and collaborating with internal staff and external partners to promote meaningful equity approaches across programs and systems, leveraging diverse skills and using change management strategies as needed. Will navigate the social and structural barriers to health in Pueblo County; responsible for technical expertise, project management, and leadership related to the development and implementation of equity strategies. Will use a data driven approach in alignment with the PDPHE strategic plan and beset practices related to health equity and environmental justice. Will provide subject matter expertise on community inclusion, engagement, and equity in order to improve the health of Pueblo County residents. Will work closely with the Public Health Planners and Epidemiologist to ensure equity is considered and incorporated into in all programs, projects, and strategic initiatives at PDPHE. Ensures the core public health functions of assessment, policy development, and assurance are applied to the Department’s equity and engagement work and contributes to PDPHE’s vision of a highly collaborative team culture.

This position will initially focus on identifying, coordinating and leveraging tactics to advance COVID-19 equity strategies using a data driven approach to prevention, testing, and vaccine delivery. Will provide support on policies and programs, including provision of technical assistance and resources to community-based organizations working to improve COVID-19 strategies for prevention, testing and vaccination efforts in highly impacted neighborhoods.  

 

Minimum Qualifications | Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, public policy, social/behavioral sciences or related field required.  
  • Progressively increasing responsible work experience in the field of public health, community engagement, social services, project planning, and leading diverse teams toward shared outcomes is required.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license and be able to provide personal transportation for work-related business. 
  • Must obtain annual flu vaccination and any job specific immunizations. May be required to submit to a two-step PPD test. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in public health or social sciences preferred.

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Staff Accountant

Position Summary

The Staff Accountant position is responsible for managing day-to-day processes which include but are not limited to:   processing and reconciling accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll functions, general ledge management, fiscal grant reporting and monitoring, and technical and administrative tasks to support the processing and maintenance of financial data for the Department.

 

Qualifications | Requirements

  • Associate’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business/Public Administration or a closely related field is required.  
  • Two years of professional accounting work experience is required.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license and be able to provide personal transportation for work-related business. 
  • Must obtain annual flu vaccination and any job specific immunizations. May be required to submit to a two-step PPD test.

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Data Analyst

Position Summary

The Data Analyst supports the Public Health Epidemiologist and other staff in the collection and analysis of public health data; and takes part in data-driven decision making. Duties will include supporting the creation and maintenance of sustainable, integrated data systems relevant to health planning and performance improvement. The position will collect, analyze, and automate public health data, and communicate findings and results in a variety of visual and written formats. The position will also include assisting teams with development of evaluation questions, data collection design, and identifying appropriate metrics.

 

Qualifications | Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, evaluation, informatics, biostatistics, or a related field.  
  • Two years of progressively responsible work experience in data collection and analysis, assessment and evaluation, and knowledge, skills and abilities listed above. 
  • Must be able to provide personal transportation for work-related business. 
  • Must obtain annual flu vaccination and any job specific immunizations. May be required to submit to a two-step PPD test.

Preferred Requirements

  • Master’s degree is preferred. 

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