The City of Linden is seeking a Licensed Public Health Officer, to service a growing, diverse and dynamic community. The ideal candidate should be an individual who possess exceptional skills in organization and communications. They should also be adept at integrating electronic technology into the Department, and the use of social media tools for effective public outreach. The candidate shall also be capable of effectively overseeing the office staff.
Under the direction of the Board of Health and Governing Body of the City of Linden, the individual will recommend local public health policies and will implement, coordinate, and direct the work program of the Linden Health Department, including the enforcement of public health rules and regulations within the municipality. They will perform related work, as required, and be responsible for the overseeing of inspections, investigations, and other measures required to enforce the provisions of the local and state health laws. The ideal candidate will plan and direct measures required to abate nuisances which may affect the public’s health and sanitation, and ensure that an adequate program of child health services is provided for.
Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Public Health or related field and a valid Health Officer’s License issued by the New Jersey Department of Health.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, all applications must be obtained online by clicking here.
Once completed, all applications must be returned via email no later than 4:30pm on Friday, June 18th, 2021. In addition to electronic submission, applications can be mailed to City of Linden Personnel Officer Jessica Sheehy, 301 North Wood Avenue, Linden, NJ 07036. Applications that are mailed must be postmarked by the application deadline of Friday, June 18th, 2021 or they will be returned to the applicant. Please be advised that all employment applications must be completed at the time of submission. Please include copies of resumes, proof of qualifications or any additional documents you wish to submit with your application.
Submission Due Date: June 18, 2021