Public Health Specialist Trainee

27.07.2020 hccgKC Careers

Organization: City of Kansas City, MO

Deadline: Open until filled

(Job Opening ID #512449)
(Health Department/Public Health Preparedness Division/2400 Troost)
Several limited-term merit positions available. Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00
a.m.-5:00 p.m. May be required to work varied hours to respond to this public health emergency.
As a condition of employment with the City of KCMO Health Department, all new employees
will be required to submit or provide documentation of receiving an influenza (Flu)
Vaccination. Assists with investigation, contact tracing, and tracking around positive COVID-19
cases. Most work will involve telephone follow-up directly with cases, contacts to cases, medical
providers as well as the general public. Proficiency with computers and clear, detailed written
documentation is necessary. Enters data into various computer systems. Handles confidential
information with extreme discretion. Uses excellent interpersonal skills. Possesses the ability to
interact professionally with culturally diverse individuals during a time of crisis and distress.
Critical thinking, sound judgement, excellent organizational and communication skills are
essential. May be required to wear a high efficiency respirator mask and other personal protective
equipment when delivering services within an area assessed as high risk for exposure to infectious
diseases.

REQUIRES high school graduation. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and postoffer physical examination as prescribed by the City. Preference given for public health
experience and/or proficiency in a second language.

Apply: Interested applicants must apply by the posted application deadline date. Please have them visit our website at www.kcmo.gov/careers >Apply Now link.  In the latest job postings section, select jobs>Click Apply for Selected Jobs. If further assistance is needed or if there are any questions please contact our office directly at 816-513-1903 or via email.

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