Massachusetts Public Health Association

Category: Job & Volunteer Opportunities

Job Posting for the Town of Kingston: Health Agent

The Health Agent serves as chief officer of the Board of Health responsible for the planning, managing and promotion of public health and environmental protection programs in accordance with local, state and applicable federal regulations. The employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

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Job Posting for Mass Department of Public Health: Epidemiologist II – Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Division of Global Populations and Infectious Disease Prevention in the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as an Epidemiologist II focused on tuberculosis (TB) surveillance and response.

The Epidemiologist II is a supervisory position and the selected candidate will lead a team of epidemiologists responsible for TB epidemiologic surveillance and investigations.

Please note: this position may be required to respond to infectious disease emergencies on a 24-hours/7 days a week basis by determining appropriate control methods in order to alleviate the crisis.

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Job Posting for Groundwork Lawrence: Education Program Manager

GWL is seeking an Education Program Manager to lead and deliver top quality social justice, environmental and public health focused youth educational programming and help integrate youth into GWL’s community activities, projects, and events. This is a full-time exempt position reporting to the Education Director. The Education Program Manager will oversee high school-aged programming such as the Summer and School Year Green Team Programs, which are youth employment programs for Lawrence high school aged youth that incorporate environmental, public health, outdoor experiential education, urban agriculture, stewardship, leadership skills, and job training. The Education Program Manager will also focus on innovative development and implementation of new programs to support positive youth development, academic enrichment, and work-based learning for high-school aged youth.

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Job Posting for Mass Department of Public Health: Bacteriologist III – Food and Dairy Laboratories

The Massachusetts State Public Health Laboratory is seeking a qualified candidate to work and oversee testing in the Food and Dairy Laboratories in the Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Section of the State Public Health Lab. The ideal candidate will have a background in Environmental Microbiology, including knowledge of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) food testing procedures, FDA dairy testing procedures, and ISO 17025. The candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with state partners in Epidemiology and Environmental Health, as well as federal partners at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and FDA as a member of the Massachusetts Working Group on Foodborne Illness Control (WGFIC) and the National Food Emergency Response Network (FERN). The Bacteriologist III will achieve and maintain FDA certification for dairy product analysis, and also work closely with the Laboratory Supervisors and Quality Assurance Division to ensure compliance and ongoing accreditation to the ISO 17025 standard. In line with the mission of the Department of Public Health, this work will assist in ensuring a safe food supply and reducing illness from foodborne pathogens for the citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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Job Posting for Town of Watertown: Director of Public Health

The City known as the Town of Watertown (population 33,849) seeks a highly qualified, skilled professional to join the management team as the Director of Public Health. Working under the administrative direction of the Town Manager and the policy direction of the Board of Health, the Director of Public Health performs a variety of leadership, supervisory, administrative and technical work in the supervision, coordination, implementation and planning of the town’s public, wellness and environmental health services. The successful candidate is responsible for the overall administration of the department and supervising department personnel ensuring compliance with the mandates of federal, state and local ordinances, regulations and Board of Health policies.

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Job Posting for Mass Department of Public Health: Bacteriologist III – Clinical Microbiology Lab – Temporary sick leave position

*This is a temporary sick leave position*

The Massachusetts State Public Health Lab at the Department of Public Health offers an opportunity for a professional with a strong science background to identify and characterize bacteria of public health significance including the causative agents for whooping cough, pneumonia, meningitis and gonorrhea, as well as identify agents of foodborne illness such as Salmonella and E. coli. In this position you will also be responsible for testing bacterial isolates for antibiotic resistance.

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Job Posting for Mass Department of Public Health: Operations Manager, MA Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program

Seeking a dynamic and experienced program operations management professional dedicated to improving the lives of Massachusetts residents and sexual assault patients.

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Job Posting for Mass Department of Public Health: Health Communications Director

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking an experienced health communications professional to the join the leadership team for prevention and wellness within the Bureau of Community Health and Prevention. In this role, the Director of Health Communications for Prevention and Wellness takes leadership in developing health communication strategy to address prevention and wellness priorities, including tobacco, obesity, cancer and chronic disease prevention. The prevention and wellness team acknowledges the history of structural racism and its impact on health. We are committed to improving the quality of life for all Commonwealth residents while eliminating the inequities that threaten the lives of communities of color who are disproportionately affected by chronic diseases and their risk factors.

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Job Posting for Mass Department of Public Health: Research Analyst I

The Research Associate I will assist in achieving all project deliverables for the “BD-STEPS” Birth Defects Study to Evaluate Pregnancy exposures grant, funded by CDC, and carried out at the Massachusetts Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention. The Research Associate will work closely with both the BD-STEPS main study coordinator as well as the BD-STEPS stillbirth component study coordinator.

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Job Posting for Mass Department of Public Health: Program Coordinator II – Bureau of Family Health & Nutrition & Bureau of Community Health & Prevention (2 Positions)

Each position will be assigned to one Bureau; one Coordinator will provide high-level administrative support to the Director of the Bureau of Family Health and Nutrition; the second position will perform the same duties providing support to the Director of the Bureau of Community Health and Prevention.

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