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The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health is hiring!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Epidemiologist 3 (Toxic Hazards) to join our team. This position will work as a part of our dynamic and dedicated team of Epidemiologists and Toxicologists within our Environmental Health Section, of the Environmental Health and Drinking Water Branch.  This role will focus on indoor environmental quality issues. See below for additional information on this great opportunity!

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:
Work Schedule: Typically Monday – Friday
Work Hours: Full-time, First Shift, 35 hours per week
There may be opportunities for an alternate work schedule and working remotely in accordance with State policies.
Location: 410 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:
State of Connecticut employees participate in a competitive comprehensive benefits plan that includes:
Industry leading health benefits with medical and dental coverage
Generous paid time off, include 13 paid holidays per calendar year
Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings
Retirement healthcare offerings
Professional growth and development opportunities
A healthy work/life balance!
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:
Be responsible for providing coordination, leadership, and program development for DPH’s Indoor Environments Unit.
Providing coordination, leadership and program development for the Indoor Environments Unit within CT DPH’s Environmental Health Section.
Developing and maintain partnerships within and outside of CT DPH to enhance efforts to improve indoor environmental quality in CT.
Providing subject matter expertise and technical assistance to a wide variety of partners and stakeholders to help them better respond to indoor environmental quality issues such as mold and moisture, chemical odors and emissions from building products, safe cleaning and disinfection products, and ventilation.
Participating on the DPH intra-agency Legionella Response Team as a subject matter expert on the environmental aspects of Legionella bacteria growth in premise plumbing.
MORE ABOUT THE AGENCY AND FACILITIES:
The Mission of the Department of Public Health (DPH) is to protect and improve the health and safety of the people of Connecticut by:

 

Assuring the conditions in which people can be healthy
Preventing disease, injury, and disability
Promoting the equal enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health, which is a human right and a priority of the state.
DPH accomplishes this through the implementation of its Strategic Plan which outlines the actions that DPH is taking to accomplish its Mission.

The conditions in which we live, work, learn and play affect our health. The mission of the Environmental Health Section is to prevent illness or disease that may be caused by environmental threats and to reduce or eliminate harmful environmental exposures. This is accomplished by applying science and regulation to assess and minimize risk. We provide data, information and education about health and the environment. We offer a variety of programs, all designed to help ensure that Connecticut residents live in healthy environments.

About State of Connecticut Department of Public Health

The Mission of the Department of Public Health (DPH) is to protect and improve the health and safety of the people of Connecticut by:

 

Assuring the conditions in which people can be healthy
Preventing disease, injury, and disability
Promoting the equal enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health, which is a human right and a priority of the state.
DPH accomplishes this through the implementation of its Strategic Plan which outlines the actions that DPH is taking to accomplish its Mission.