Deadline / Removal date: October 29, 2021
This is a professional position, under the direction and supervision of the Director of Health. Work involves coordinating all aspects of Public Health Risk Communications and Emergency Response for the New Haven Health Department. Work includes Implementing a Public Health Risk Communications plan to keep residents informed about public health hazards, agency programs, health related emergency responses and the delivery of prevention services. Maintains and regularly update emergency response plans and coordinates across divisions of the Health Department to ensure appropriate agency response to public health emergencies/disasters consistent with the state and federal standards of operations.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS include:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with concentration Public Health, Public Relations or Communications and/or a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Public Relations or Communications. In lieu of a postgraduate education, evidence of at least four-years with direct responsibilities in a public health agency for public health risk communications, emergency preparedness or public information officer duties, and the following knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Knowledge of the nature and control of communicable diseases and public health hazards; Substantive knowledge of the Connecticut public health code, health care provider regulations or health policy issues that pertain to the practice of Public Health; Knowledge of laws that regulate the release of public information; Proficient in the use of computer systems and comfortable with the essentials of data and online data management; Knowledge of the most current concepts of public health practices; Ability to interpret and discuss results from population based surveys; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with medical personnel, first responders and other department personnel, and public officials.
See job posting and description for all requirements.
In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the posting period via the online application portal.
1) Go to https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/
2) Click on the “Employment Opportunities” link in the right margin (or found under “Expand Menu” if on a handheld device) and follow all instructions provided on that page. You will need a valid, working email address to apply.
Applications for this position only accepted online at https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/ .
Please note that our method of communication with applicants is by email. In the application process, please provide us with a valid email address, and ensure you monitor your email, including spam or junk, for correspondence from our department.
If you experience technical difficulties in the online application process, please contact our office at 203-946-8252 or email NHJobs@newhavenct.gov.