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Communicable Disease Investigator II or III - FHS/706

***ARPA funded until 12/31/25***


Job Posted: 5/10/24

Family Health Services

Job Summary
Candidate will conduct investigation, surveillance, prevention, and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases of public health. Areas of importance will be vaccine-preventable diseases, sexually transmitted diseases, bloodborne pathogens, foodborne diseases, waterborne diseases, airborne diseases, vector-borne diseases, zoonotic diseases, healthcare-associated infections, and emerging infectious diseases. Assist in Outbreak Investigations through data collection, case interviews, contact tracing, education, and prevention. May travel to congregate settings and homes as needed to perform outbreak investigations. Schedule, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Minimum Qualifications

Communicable Disease Investigator II:
Accredited Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Nursing, or Science, OR Accredited Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Nursing, or Science with two (2) years’ experience in communicable disease investigation and epidemiology.
Communicable Disease Investigator III:
Accredited Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Nursing, or Science with two (2) years’ experience in communicable disease investigation and epidemiology. 
Verification of U.S. citizenship or employment eligibility. Must possess a valid Illinois Driver’s License, with minimum auto liability insurance and personal vehicle in operable condition.   
Bilingual in Spanish. Experience working with congregate settings.

Salary Range

CD Investigator II: Grade 13 Hourly Wages ($26.00 – $38.59)
CD Investigator III: Grade 14 Hourly Wages ($28.88-$42.88)


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5/10/24​ – FHS/706

Stacey J. Knack, M.B.A.
Director of Human Resources
Will County Health Department
501 Ella Avenue Joliet, IL 60433
Fax (815) 727-8526​

Download the Adobe PDF application below, complete, and fax it to (815) 727-8526 or email to Please include your resume with the job application.