Larimer County Department of Health and Environment is looking for a Emergency Preparedness and Response Regional Epidemiologist. The emergency preparedness and response (EPR) epidemiologist is a grant-funded emergency preparedness position that serves as an epidemiological and technical resource for Larimer County Department of Health and Environment, as well as for other local public health agencies and partners within the eleven county Northeast region. Public Health Preparedness activities include daily monitoring of surveillance systems to rapidly detect outbreaks of illness resulting from either naturally occurring or international events that pose potential public health threat and emergencies. This position collaborates with other regional staff, local public health agency staff (especially staff that work on communicable disease issues), and other public health partners (local, state and regional) in researching, developing, communicating, coordinating, and executing epidemiologic aspects of public health preparedness and response efforts and strategies.
The Department of Health and Environment's mission - Working to provide everyone in Larimer County the opportunity for a healthy life.
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Specifically, this position will be responsible for:
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The ideal candidate will have:
Other things to note:
An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. Successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.
This posting is "Open until filled" and may close at any time. Once we begin the interview process, we may not consider additional applicants unless a candidate is not hired from the interview pool.