Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Posted: 06/13/24

Job Type:

Full Time


Effingham County Health Department


Public Health


Effingham County Health Department - West Virginia Location
Effingham County Health Department
901 W. Virginia Ave
Effingham, IL 62401


Job Description:

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Full-time, 40 hours per week


Emergency Preparedness: Build and sustain the Health Department’s public health preparedness capacity. Ensure compliance pertaining to deliverables of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) grant. Prioritize a risk-based approach to all-hazards planning to improve readiness, response, and recovery capacity for existing and emerging public health threats. Support whole community readiness, response, and recovery through partnerships and communication systems for timely situational awareness and risk communication. Work closely with local, regional, and state partners. Maintain the Effingham County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) unit.
Environmental Health: Perform office and field work, including educational and enforcement activities, related to the regulation of food establishments. Conduct activities related to vector surveillance. Provide support for other Environmental Health programs as requested.

• Associate’s Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• IL Driver’s License and appropriate reliable transportation required.

Application Instructions:

You can apply for this position on the Health Department’s website. Careers | Effingham Health Department (