Tri-County Health Department: Full-time: Greenwood Village, Co
What we do:
Promote, protect and improve the lifelong health of individuals and communities in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties through the effective use of data, evidence-based prevention strategies, leadership, advocacy, partnerships and the pursuit of health equity. In short we strive to provide optimal health across the lifespan for the populations we serve.
What you will do:
Perform direct management and coordination of the investigation and reporting of communicable disease incidents. Supervise the team of Communicable Disease Epidemiologists who conduct daily case investigations of reportable diseases and outbreak investigations, including surveillance of foodborne, waterborne, zoonotic, vaccine preventable and respiratory communicable diseases. Coordinate outbreak investigations, oversees and performs epidemiologic analyses and other special studies or analytic projects and coordinates communicable disease program and data collection activities. Maintain direct supervisory responsibility in coordinating staff training, assigning and reviewing work and evaluating staff performance. Provide technical support and expertise to the program staff, agency staff, local health care providers, community partners and the public regarding appropriate investigation and control methods for communicable diseases. Conduct presentations on TCHD’s current disease intervention activities and outbreak investigations and is responsible to respond, as required, to support public health emergencies, incidents and events. Works closely with the Emergency Preparedness and Response and Syndromic Surveillance Programs within the same Division.
Position also serves as the Regional Epidemiologist, who is responsible for assisting public health partners in researching, developing, communicating, coordinating, and executing epidemiological aspects of public health preparedness and response efforts and strategies. Also assists with emergency preparedness and response plans that involve epidemiological technical expertise.
Step 1: Apply one of two ways: Send resume and cover letter to: 303-741-2351 firstname.lastname@example.org; or Fax resume and cover letter to .
•Step 2: We will review your application and if you match our needs we will call you for an onsite interview. Otherwise, you will not receive notification. Please apply within 2 weeks of posting for full consideration.
•Step 3: Onsite interview. This may happen more than once and with multiple people.
•Step 4: If you pass the onsite interview, a position may be offered. If not, you will get an email or phone call.
•Step 5: Welcome to the Tri-County Health Department Family!
Requirements you will need:
•Previous supervisory experience required
•A minimum three years’ experience in investigation, reporting and surveillance of communicable diseases
•Expertise in the principles of communicable disease epidemiology, investigative techniques, and epidemiologic methods and statistical analyses
•Ability to train professional and support staff in a positive and productive manner
•Ability to direct investigations and effectively analyze and interpret surveillance, epidemiologic studies and outbreak data using statistical software
•The ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with the public and medical providers under stressful circumstances
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other Tri-County Health Department employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community
•Master’s Degree in Public Health or a Master’s of Science Degree with a focus on epidemiology or analysis and assessment
•Possession of a Valid Driver’s License
Internal Number: Z1023
About Tri-County Health Department
Tri-County Health Department serves over 1.5 million people in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties and offers over 60 public health related programs/services. Our mission is to promote, protect and improve the lifelong health of individuals and communities in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties through the effective use of data, evidence-based prevention strategies, leadership, advocacy, partnerships and the pursuit of health equity. In short, we strive to provide optimal health across the lifespan for the populations we serve.