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.

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

MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH SECTION CHIEF (PH PROGRAM MANAGER III RN)

This position is responsible for the overall coordination and management of the Maternal Child Health (MCH) programs including Home Visiting, Infant Safe Sleep, Child Fatality Review, and Injury Prevention.

Duties include:

  • Promoting MCH health equity by engaging funders, policy makers, CPH staff, and the general community
  • Leveraging resources coming into and out of CPH for local MCH initiatives that address infant mortality
  • Attending internal and external community meetings; serving as a leading voice and clearing house for CPH’s initiatives working to address local MCH issues
  • Overseeing the collection of data, data analysis and reporting relevant to MCH health disparities
  • Working with staff and management on options to hone and expand program services

Minimum qualifications/education/experience:

Possession of a valid State of Ohio license as a registered nurse AND four (4) years of experience conducting or managing public health services or programming, one (1) year of which involved supervisory experience. Substitution(s): Possession of a master's degree may be substituted for one (1) year of the required non-supervisory experience.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:

  • Strong community engagement
  • Effective communication and group facilitation skills
  • Grant report/writing skills, policy and statistical analysis, research
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external partners

Other info:

This position reports directly to the Family Health Administrator and must be able to work with a high degree of independence and discretion.  This position includes supervision; must lead, coach, manage and mentor subordinate managers and staff.  This includes being a part of the hiring process, training, assigning work, evaluating performance and assisting with development of career goals and disciplinary actions. 

To Apply:

Complete an application online with the Civil Service Commission or e-mail your resume and cover letter to Alisha Ardolino at aaardolino@columbus.gov


ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE PROGRAM MANAGER (PH PROGRAM MANAGER IV)

This position is responsible for the overall coordination and management of the Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) Abuse Program.  

Duties include:

  • Working with staff and management from Prevention and Treatment Services on initiatives to address alcohol and drug abuse issues
  • Working with funders, partners, policy makers, and the community to promote services and consider options to hone and expand program services
  • Representing Columbus Public Health with alcohol and drug related health issues on local and state committees and boards
  • Overseeing the collection of data, data analysis and reporting for all of the AOD programs

Minimum qualifications/education/experience:

Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of experience managing health services or educational programming, two (2) years of which involved supervision. Substitution(s): Possession of a master's degree may be substituted for one (1) year of the required nonsupervisory experience.  Preferred qualifications include a Licensed Social Worker of Ohio, Chemical Dependency Counselor, or Prevention Specialist.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:

  • Strong community engagement
  • Effective communication and group facilitation skills
  • Grant report/writing skills, policy and statistical analysis, research
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external partners

Other info:

This position reports directly to the Family Health Administrator and must be able to work with a high degree of independence and discretion.  This position includes supervision; must lead, coach, manage and mentor subordinate managers and staff.  This includes being a part of the hiring process, training, assigning work, evaluating performance and assisting with development of career goals and disciplinary actions. 

Complete an application online with the Civil Service Commission or e-mail your resume and cover letter to Alisha Ardolino at aaardolino@columbus.gov



The City of Columbus is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.