Communicable Disease Investigator I, II or III FHS/130

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Job TitleCommunicable Disease Investigator I, II or III
Job Title NoteFamily Health Services
Job SummaryCandidate 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, vectorborne diseases, zoonotic diseases, healthcare-associated infections, and emerging infectious diseases. Assist in Outbreak Investigations through data collection, case interviews, contact tracing, education and prevention.
Minimum QualificationsCommunicable Disease Investigator I: Accredited Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Nursing, or Biological Science with minimum 1 year experience in communicable disease investigation and epidemiology. Communicable Disease Investigator II: Accredited Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Nursing, or Biological Science, OR Accredited Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Nursing or Biological Science with minimum 2 years’ experience in communicable disease investigation and epidemiology. Communicable Disease Investigator III: Accredited Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Nursing, or Biological Science with minimum of two (2) years’ experience in communicable disease investigation and epidemiology.
REQUIREMENTS:REQUIREMENTS: 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.
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE:Techniques and methods of investigative interviewing. Ability to communicate with the general public and medical professionals using appropriate terminology. Health education techniques regarding communicable disease. Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Acess. Public Health Surveillance experience. Experience working with congregate settings.
DESIRED:Bilingual, Experience with congregate settings, experience with Microsoft Office and Outlook.
NOT LATER THAN:11/30/2020
DATE POSTED:11/18/2020
APPLY BY:Will County Health Department 501 Ella Avenue Joliet, IL 60433 FAX (815) 727-8526
Disclaimner:I certify that answers/information given herein are true, complete and accurate. I understand that any omission or misrepresentation of information may be sufficient cause for rejection of this application or, if employment has commenced, grounds for immediate dismissal. I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application for employment as may be necessary in arriving at an employment decision. I hereby authorize any schools that I have attended, current and previous employers, and organizations named in this application to provide the County of Will with any information that may be requested to make an employment decision. I hereby specifically waive written notice from any and all former employers regarding their disclosure to the County of Will of any information including disciplinary action. I understand that if I am offered employment, it is contingent upon satisfactorily passing a physical examination and/or drug test prior to placement in the position for which I have applied when such tests are required. I specifically authorize law enforcement agencies to release any records of prior criminal convictions and/or pending felony charges it may have or may obtain from other sources to the County of Will. I hereby release the County of Will and other agencies from any and all actions and claims that may be sustained by me from the release and use of the information. I understand and agree that in the absence of an express written agreement to the contrary executed by the employer, any employment I accept shall be for an indefinite term and shall be terminable at any time, with or without notice or cause, either by me or at the will and sole discretion of the employer. I have read or had read to me and understand the above statement. For purposes of this electronic form, my typed name in the signature box represents my signature. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT SIGNATURES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT.
Salary RangeCD Investigator I: Grade 12 Hourly Wages ($19.05 - $30.45) CD Investigator II: Grade 13 Hourly Wages ($21.16 - $33.84) CD Investigator III: Grade 14 Hourly Wages ($23.52 – $37.59)

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I certify that answers/information given herein are true, complete and accurate. I understand that any omission or misrepresentation of information may be sufficient cause for rejection of this application or, if employment has commenced, grounds for immediate dismissal. I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application for employment as may be necessary in arriving at an employment decision. I hereby authorize any schools that I have attended, current and previous employers, and organizations named in this application to provide the County of Will with any information that may be requested to make an employment decision. I hereby specifically waive written notice from any and all former employers regarding their disclosure to the County of Will of any information including disciplinary action. I understand that if I am offered employment, it is contingent upon satisfactorily passing a physical examination and/or drug test prior to placement in the position for which I have applied when such tests are required. I specifically authorize law enforcement agencies to release any records of prior criminal convictions and/or pending felony charges it may have or may obtain from other sources to the County of Will. I hereby release the County of Will and other agencies from any and all actions and claims that may be sustained by me from the release and use of the information. I understand and agree that in the absence of an express written agreement to the contrary executed by the employer, any employment I accept shall be for an indefinite term and shall be terminable at any time, with or without notice or cause, either by me or at the will and sole discretion of the employer.   I have read or had read to me and understand the above statement. For purposes of this electronic form, my typed name in the signature box represents my signature. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT SIGNATURES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT.