Working Title: Emergency Response Specialist 

Position Title: Community Health Specialist

Location: Delaware, Ohio

Work Towards the Greater Good and Impact Public Health

The Delaware Public Health District is seeking a talented Emergency Response/Community Health Specialist to make a demonstrated difference in our organization along with the lives of those around you. In this key role, you’ll plan and help coordinate disaster response and/or crisis management activities, and lead efforts including coordinating regional coalitions and the Medical Reserve Corps in the event that an incident of public health significance occurs.

Your abilities will be on display as you help coordinate staff and volunteers, support the development of policies and protocols, and create and implement emergency preparedness initiatives in accordance with state and federal guidelines. You’ll also be called upon to develop and guide grant deliverables as prescribed by state and federal authorities.

The successful candidate will qualify in one of two categories:

Community Health Specialist 1: Bachelor’s degree in public health or related field.  Possession of a valid driver’s license and current auto liability insurance.  Less than 1 year relevant experience required.  Pay grade (F) begins at $22.55/hour commensurate with experience.


Community Health Specialist 2:  Bachelor’s degree in public health or related field.  Possession of a valid driver’s license and current auto liability insurance. 1-3 years relevant experience. Pay grade (H) begins at $25.55/hour commensurate with experience.

If you possess the unique ability to focus on the present yet maintain a long view of what’s to come, we’d like to hear from you.  The Delaware Public Health District has achieved Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) accreditation, distinguishing it as a top health department, and prides itself on offering an outstanding array of benefits and incentives, including:

Excellent paid leave (vacation, sick, personal), including 11 holidays and 20 hours admin leave
Outstanding benefits including medical, dental, vision, FSA, LTD, Life, EAP and many wellness perks
Exceptional Retirement package
Tuition Reimbursement
Professional development and training
Volunteer paid time off
Opportunities for Public Service Loan Forgiveness programs for eligible workers

Please note: This posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list. It presents highlights of the position’s scope and function and the candidates’ requirements and rewards.

Please apply via the company website, https://www.delawarehealth.org/careers