|Date Opened||9/27/2021 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$62,210* - $84,320/year (*New State Employees Start at Minimum)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||10/15/2021 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH) is hiring! We are seeking a qualified individual for the position of Epidemiologist 2. This Epidemiologist 2 position will work within the Environmental Health Section of DPH. The Environmental Health Section focuses on the interrelationships between people and their environment, promotes human health and well-being, and fosters healthy and safe communities.
This Epidemiologist 2 position will perform a variety of epidemiological functions related to the reduction of radon exposure and lung cancer risk to residents of Connecticut through education and outreach. This position will also be responsible for conducting radon compliance enforcement in Connecticut schools.
Under the direct supervision of a Supervising Environmental Analyst, this Epidemiologist 2 will be responsible for duties that will include, but are not limited to, the following:
The Mission of the Department of Public Health (DPH) is to protect and improve the health and safety of the people of Connecticut by assuring the conditions in which people can be healthy, preventing disease, injury, and disability, and promoting the equal enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health, which is a human right and a priority of the state.
DPH accomplishes this through the implementation of its Strategic Plan which outlines the actions that DPH is taking to accomplish its Mission.
Are you interested in joining our team as an Epidemiologist 2? We encourage you to apply today! This position is conveniently located in Hartford, CT. The work schedule for this position is typically Monday - Friday, 35 hours per week. A flex schedule may be permitted following the successful completion of a working test period.
The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
This position will be filled in accordance with contractual language, reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules. In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account.
Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience most closely meet the preferred requirements of the position. At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.
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The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Chelsea Moore at Chelsea.Moore@ct.gov
Leads and participates in routine epidemiologic investigations to identify risk factors and implements and evaluates resulting intervention measures; collect and collates data including performing interviews; performs data analysis and summarizes relevant epidemiologic investigation data into tables, charts and written reports; provides technical information to the professional and lay public including local health departments; collaborates in the preparation and presentation of workshops; may respond to media inquiries; maintains an orderly surveillance system capable of detecting risk factors and changes in disease patterns; may administer biologics or collect specimens such as blood and urine samples, throat and rectal swabs under the supervision of a physician.
In addition to the foregoing, in the Toxic Hazards Section or its Radon Program, performs epidemiological investigations/studies of human exposures to chemical or radiologic hazards in occupational or non-occupational environments; participates in the design and implementation of epidemiological studies relating to toxic and carcinogenic substances; participates in the development of health risk assessments and guidelines/standards based on comprehensive literature reviews; participates in the development of strategies to prevent environmentally induced disease among identified high risk groups; performs related duties as required.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.