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Epidemiologist

July 1, 2020

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Job Description

$47,893.56-$71-840.34 annually

JOB SUMMARY:

Under general direction, this position will work primarily on communicable disease investigations and data analysis for communicable disease data for the community. The individual in this position will be responsible for conducting disease investigations of reportable disease with the exception of tuberculosis and sexually transmitted diseases. The individual will also be responsible for obtaining medical records from medical facilities and interpreting laboratory results. Working conditions are primarily in an office environment. May exercise direct supervision over assigned staff.

This position is a “grant funded” position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.

The San Antonio Metro Health District (SAMHD) provides public health services to clients, which may include risk for exposure to and possible transmission of vaccine-preventable diseases. Employees in high-risk positions will be required to obtain relevant immunizations, per SAMHD Policy DM13.2. Review and consideration will be given to requests for exemption from this policy.

The San Antonio Metro Health District (SAMHD) is committed to advancing health equity throughout the community and to creating a work environment in which all staff feel valued, respected, and accepted. Per SAMHD Policy DM15.1, all employees are expected to apply a health equity lens to programs, services, and decision making that directly impact the communities we serve.

The City of San Antonio Is An Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. This means that the City does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, or sexual orientation. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with preferable coursework in Public Health, Epidemiology, or a related field with two (2) years of experience in disease control, infection control or epidemiology.
OR Master’s degree in Public Health, Science of Epidemiology, Biostatistics or related field is required.
This position requires a valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License OR valid driver’s license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Use of your own personal vehicle may at time be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Excellent computer skills

Data analysis experience

Disease investigations experience

Bilingual in English/Spanish

How to Apply

For a complete job description and to submit your on-line application by 07/23, visit the City of San Antonio’s employment website. Only applications submitted through the City of San Antonio’s on-line application process will be considered.

Note: While there is a posted closing date, the City reserves the right to close a position at any time. So, make sure you submit your application ASAP!

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