This position is funded by a federal grant and is subject to available grant funds.

Connect passion with purpose. The Georgia Department of Public Health is the lead agency entrusted by the people of Georgia to proudly protect lives and promote healthy lifestyles in diverse communities statewide. We are committed to the health of the population of Georgia as our work impacts past, present and future generations.

What we offer. Enjoy a generous benefits package that includes a flexible work schedule, unique training opportunities, engaging worksite wellness events, wellness breaks, lactation rooms, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 13 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance; in addition to telework opportunities depending on the position.

Make your mark in public service. As an accredited public health department, we’re seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Crash Outcome Data Evaluation System (CODES) Program Consultant with the Injury Prevention Program under the Division of Health Protection.

Won’t you join us?
Under supervision, learns to provide technical assistance and training within a health care specialty. Plans, directs, and implements a specialty program. Evaluates programs for compliance with state and/or federal guidelines.


Job ResponsibilitiesJob Summary:
This position will support the Crash Outcome Data Evaluation System (CODES) program and Responsible for data analytics including creating a data dictionary for the de-identified analytical linked data set and updating the analytical linked data set with annual linked data. This position will also be the co-point person for the Georgia Traffic Safety Facts (GTSF).

This person will continue to build on the foundation work and utilize linked data sets and other data sources to produce reports and other data products. These products will be used in planning Georgia prevention programs, legislative information, and will also provide data and support to the Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) task teams.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Assist the CODES data team with crafting the structure of the de-identified analytical CODES data base.
Inputting data into that CODES de-identified, linked database; ensuring clean, usable, consistent data and data attributes.
Reviewing standard counts and assisting with quality assessment and quality improvement (QA/AI) work for the data.
Collect, analyze, summarize, and distill information into quality, timely data products.
Prepare reports to internal and external partners on quality of data.


Minimum QualificationsMaster’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university
Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND Two years of experience performing work related to area of assignment
Six years of experience performing work related to area of assignment.
Note: Some positions may require licensure.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in work requiring strong attention to detail and quality assurance
Experience in Motor Vehicle Safety or Injury
Experience with databases, analysis, and reporting
Proficiency in ACCESS, SAS, and SQL; or other statistical software
Proficiency in MSWord, Excel & PowerPoint.
Knowledge/experience in with probabilistic linking of public health data
Skills, including presentation of scientific papers at conferences

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About Georgia Department of Public Health

Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner and leaders encourages all employees to engage in regular wellness activities and to make lifestyle choices that promote health and well-being.

The use of wellness breaks during the workday is authorized to support this philosophy and assist employees in meeting their wellness goals. A maximum of 30 minutes in a given workday may be used to engage in wellness activities, generally in the form of two 15-minute breaks or one 30-minute break.

Employment Information

Current State employees are subject to State Personnel Board rules regarding salary.

DPH accepts educational credential recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or the US Department of Education (DOE) will be considered. DPH will contact educational institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.

The candidate selected for this position may be subject to pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background check.

As an employee of DPH, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.

If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: DPH-HR@dph.ga.gov.

DPH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

TO APPLY: In order to successfully apply for a position; the hiring agency requires interested applicants to complete the GA Department of Public Health’s Online Employment Application.

This job application can be found at www.dph.georgia.gov. Click on "About DPH" and then “Careers” and locate this position, click “Apply” and begin your application.