COVID-19 Case Investigator / Contact Tracing

Position Summary: 

Provide epidemiologic and disease related technical consultation related to surveillance, investigation, control, and follow up of COVID-19 cases and contacts in Pueblo County. Responds to inquiries from the medical community and the general public concerning infectious disease.

 

Qualifications | Requirements:

Minimum Required Education: High School diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalent with three years’ work experience in the Pueblo community.
Preferred Education: Associates degree with up to two years’ work experience in the Pueblo
community or bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with no experience.

Note: Any acceptable combination of education (minimum required), training, and experience that provides the above knowledge, abilities, and skills may be substituted.

Fluency in writing, texting, and speaking English. Ability to speak, text, and write fluently in Spanish is desired.

Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license and be able to provide personal transportation for work-related business. If nursing degree: must provide current Colorado license. 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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Administrative Assistant

Position Summary: 

The Administrative Assistant provides business support functions for a program and/or Division at PDPHE. Provides support to the employees and Division leadership team for all administrative functions. Works independently or within assigned work groups to meet the needs of the division.

 

Qualifications | Requirements:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Three years of progressively responsible work experience in the field of administrative/business support role is required. Public health work experience is preferred.

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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Program Manager | Emergency Preparedness and Response

Position Summary: 

The Program Manager plans, directs, and coordinates work of assigned employees of PDPHE. Supervises employees in the completion of program activities and department policies. Provides leadership or team-based efforts to effectively develop and improve work systems and processes. Utilizes appropriate teaching, advising and correcting actions or behaviors in specialized area. Oversees assigned program budget appropriations and reporting of public health conditions warranting further action by Senior Management, Public Health Director, and/or the Board of Health.

This position provides oversight for the Department Emergency Preparedness and Response efforts, programs such as the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program and the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program, Employee Safety, and Facility Management. Provides leadership and expertise to bring PDPHE resources and external resources together to meet local, state, and federal emergency preparedness goals and in delivering effective emergency services and response. Required to plan for and support public health emergencies, incidents and events including participating in all exercises and drills on emergency preparedness and employee safety. Collaborates with other PDPHE employees and regional partners to foster, promote, and develop emergency preparedness and safety plans.

 

Qualifications | Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in public health, business/health administration, environmental health, emergency management, or related degree is required. Master’s degree in a closely related field is preferred. Three years of professional experience in the provision of program management, administration or leadership role. Public health work experience is preferred. Within the three years of experience, a minimum of one year of work experience in supervision/program management is preferred. Any acceptable combination of education (minimum required), training and experience that provides the above knowledge, abilities and skills may be taken into consideration.

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.

Special Requirements: Fluency in writing and speaking English.

Unusual Demands: Work is subject to recurring and inflexible deadlines and frequent interruptions. Employee will be on call to respond to public health emergencies. Employee may be allowed, in limited circumstances, to work from home/alternate work site.

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COMMUNICABLE DISEASE SPECIALIST COVID-19

Position Summary: 

Provide epidemiologic and disease related technical consultation related to surveillance, investigation, control, and follow up of reportable communicable diseases in Pueblo County. Responds to inquiries from the medical community and the general public concerning infectious disease.

 

Qualifications | Requirements:

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in public health, epidemiology, nursing, biostatistics, or closely related field required. Four years of work experience in health care/ public health setting preferred. Master’s degree in public health or closely related field is preferred.

Note: Any acceptable combination of education (minimum required), training, and experience that provides the above knowledge, abilities, and skills may be substituted.

Fluency in writing, texting, and speaking English. Ability to speak, text, and write fluently in Spanish is desired.

Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license and be able to provide personal transportation for work-related business. If nursing degree: must provide current Colorado license. 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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