Job Opportunities


Opportunities at Columbus Public Health

Columbus Public Health, Human Resources, posts job vacancies in accordance with the AFSCME collective bargaining Contract and the Civil Service Commission. We are an equal opportunity employer/provider.

According to Columbus, Ohio Code of Ordinances  (Ord. 2535-94; Ord. 1865-2008 § 2 (part), Chapter 2331 - DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES; CIVIL RIGHTS; DISCLOSURE, Section 2331.03 the City may not discriminate in employment practices based on the following categories:
 
(A)  It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice, except where based upon applicable national security regulations established by the United States: 
(1)    For any employer, because of the race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, familial status or military status to refuse to hire that person or otherwise to discriminate against that person with respect to hire, tenure, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, or any matter directly or indirectly related to employment; 
 
The entire policy can be read here.

Columbus Public Health's Equal Opportunity Plan.
 
Office Hours

Monday - Friday           7:00 am to 4:00 pm    

Resumes can be submitted in person or by mail at:

Columbus Public Health - Human Resources
240 Parsons Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43215

OR by E-Mail: HealthHR@Columbus.gov.

Phone: (614) 645-6046 
Fax: (614) 645-7637                                

Additional openings may be available through the Civil Service Commission  www.csc.columbus.gov

To be notified of future openings, an employment profile may be created in the Civil Service Commission Employment Center.

CURRENT OPENINGS

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY

Public Health Strategic Advisor

Columbus Public Health is seeking a dynamic leader to serve in a high level administration position. Columbus Public Health -- the health department for the 15th largest city in the U.S. -- employs over 450 staff and provides more than 45 programs that protect health and improve lives every day.

This position will provide leadership and support to department administration and staff in matters pertaining to public health policy, including professional research into public health policy initiatives and policy intervention advocacy. This position will work with leadership and staff to identify and characterize public health issues from a policy change perspective. This position also will build relationships with local and state policy makers such as department heads, political leaders, business leaders, and others.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Possession of a bachelor’s degree in a technical field or specialty related to a specific public health need AND eight (8) years’ experience related to the technical field or specialty to which the position will be assigned. Substitution(s): A master's degree in a technical field or specialty related to a specific public health need may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. OR Possession of a doctoral degree in a technical field or specialty related to a specific public health need AND five (5) years’ experience related to the technical field or specialty. PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONSRelevant Master’s degree or JD

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to: Alisha Ardolino at AAArdolino@columbus.gov.

If you have any questions on this position, please contact: Michael J. Fielding at mjfielding@columbus.gov.


PUBLIC HEALTH PHYSICIAN

Columbus Public Health, the local health department in Ohio’s capital city Columbus, is looking for an MD/DO to provide direct patient care in its TB clinic, as well as medical oversight of the TB program. This position also will be involved in medical oversight of public health responses like infectious disease investigations and outbreaks to protect the public’s health.

This is a full time position at Columbus Public Health, the health department for the 15th largest city in the U.S. Columbus Public Health -- and its team of nearly 500 professional staff members -- serves nearly 1 million residents and visitors through 40+ diverse programs.

The minimum starting salary is $127,000 per year plus benefits. For a complete job description, visit https://www.columbus.gov/civilservice/.

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to Alisha Ardolino at AAArdolino@columbus.gov,

For questions about this position, please contact Health Commissioner Dr. Mysheika Roberts at 614-645-5489 or at MWRoberts@columbus.gov.


MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH HOME VISITING PROGRAM MANAGER

PH Program Manager II (RN)

This full-time Nurse Manager will oversee nursing scope of practice in the MCH Home Visiting programs at Columbus Public Health. This person will provide overall direction and management of the Newborn Home Visiting Nurse team within the MCH section and contracted nursing staff at Franklin County Children Services (FCCS). This includes, but is not limited to: monitoring and reporting of data, quality assurance, clinical observations and supervision, and participation on the MCH management team. Preferred experience and training: quality improvement, program leadership, staff supervisory experience, home visiting, assessment of pregnant and post-partum women and newborns, and handling difficult situations.

Selected candidate must possess a valid State of Ohio license as a registered nurse or a valid Temporary Permit to practice nursing issued by the Ohio Board of Nursing AND three (3) years of experience conducting or managing public health services or educational programming. Substitution(s): Possession of a master’s degree may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. 

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to Alisha Ardolino at aaardolino@columbus.gov