Employment Opportunities

APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT– Click here for application.The Jessamine County Health Department operates under the Local Health Department Merit System Regulations as administered by the Department for Public Health.  All applicants for classified positions will be reviewed and qualified by the Department for Public Health Personnel Branch.  The regulations may be viewed at http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/lhdmeritregs.htm .



The Jessamine County Health Department is accepting applications for a full-time Health
Education Coordinator as classified by the Local Health Personnel merit system to serve as the
Community Health Manager.

General Duties Include: Responsibilities of this position include, but not limited to; manage
Community Health staff that include Health Educators, Worksite Wellness and Regional
Epidemiologist; Coordinate Maternal and Child Health (MCH) program to oversee and work with
assigned staff of chosen MCH packages; participate in assigned Healthy and Safe Communities
Coalition workgroups working with mental health and safety issues in Jessamine County; manage all
JCHD internal and external communication. This will require a strong skill set working with
multiple media outlets such as: social media, press releases, advertisements, radio and TV
interviews, website maintenance, newsletters, etc.; work closely with leadership to lead Community Health staff in Performance Management and Quality Improvement projects; assist leadership with Community Health Assessment/Community Health Improvement Plan (CHA/CHIP) and Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) Reaccreditation efforts; work on public health policy development; monitor data that impacts health status for Jessamine County; work closely with leadership on overseeing Community Health budget and resource allocations and provide direction on Community Health programs, operations and expenses; assist with grant writing and grant application process; attend local, state, national meetings for workforce development and networking opportunities.

Minimum Education, Training and Experience Requirements:

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree.

EXPERIENCE: Must have five (5) years of health related or education experience.

SUBSTITUTION FOR EDUCATION: Master’s degree or bachelor’s degree in health or human services fields will substitute for one (1) year experience required. A professional license in the health or human services fields will substitute for an additional year of experience

Starting Salary: $16.89-$21.42 may be adjusted at agency’s discretion based on qualifications

Applications: may be obtained at the Jessamine County Health Department, 210 East Walnut St.,
Nicholasville, KY 40356; www.jessaminehealth.org or by clicking here.
Completed application, signature and transcript must be returned by close of business September 15, 2018 to Jessamine County Health Department.

Resume will not substitute for completed application.

Qualified applicants/employees are subject to a pre-screening, selection for interview and/or
demonstration of skills testing. Employment requires a drug screening test and background check.

Equal Opportunity Employer.