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EPIDEMIOLOGIST I

Recruitment #22-003641-0002

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

Anne Arundel County Department of Health
Office of Assessments and Planning
1 Harry S. Truman Pkwy
Annapolis, MD  21401

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of the Epidemiologist I position located in the Office of Assessment and Planning is to serve as the primary data analyst for the Department's Disease Prevention and Management Bureau. Programs in this bureau include Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Community Education and Health Equity, Cancer Screening Services, Emergency Preparedness and Response, and HIV/STI Care and Prevention. The Epidemiologist I will apply basic epidemiologic practices in the analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of disease data, strengthen the Department's disease surveillance capacity, and support all preparation and response capabilities in the event of a public health emergency. The Epidemiologist I uses statistical and clinical data systems to answer public health emergencies. The Epidemiologist I also participates in Department-wide data-dependent initiatives, such as the Anne Arundel County community health needs assessment and grant planning and preparation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   A Master’s degree in the field of Public Health from an accredited college or university with a minimum of three graduate courses in Epidemiology and one graduate course in Biostatistics.

Experience: None.

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Health Care Science classifications or Clinical Lab, Medical Scientists, or Bio Medical Lab Officer specialty codes in the health research field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



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