Deputy Health Officer


Location: St. George Office

Closes: March 18, 2018


For detailed job description, click HERE

To apply, click HERE

The Southwest Utah Public Health Department has an excellent career opportunity for the position of Deputy Health Officer. The Deputy Health Officer, reporting to the Health Officer, is responsible for assisting with directing the development, implementation, operation, administration, and evaluation of public health programs within local, state, and federal regulation and policy guidelines.

The Public Health Department, under the direction of the Health Officer, is responsible for assisting with the promotion, preservation, and protection of the community’s health. This is accomplished through identifying public health needs, assuring the availability of quality health services, and providing effective leadership in developing public health policies. The Public Health Department also works in partnerships with local communities to eliminate health disparities.

  • This is an Appointed Position.

Work Schedule

  • Monday thru Thursday 7:30-5:30, Friday from 8-5 with every other Friday off

Employer Offered Benefits

  • Utah State Retirement Plan (URS)
  • Paid sick and vacation (accrue 4 hours sick and 4 hours vacation every pay period)
  • Medical/Dental/Vision covered by the employer (HSA program)
  • Employee/Spouse/Dependent life insurance, long term care insurance
  • 12 observed paid holidays

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited college with a master’s degree in public health, business or public administration; an MPH degree is preferred.
  • Must possess a driver’s license

Work Environment

May be required to stay at or return to work during public health incidents and/or emergencies to perform duties specific to this classification or to perform other duties as requested in an assigned response position. This may require working a non-traditional work schedule or working outside normal assigned duties during the incident and/or emergency.

* A pre-employment background check will be conducted on the selected candidate.

For detailed job description, click HERE

To apply, click HERE

The posting will close at midnight on 3/18/18


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