A master’s degree or equivalent in epidemiology or biostatistics.
A master’s degree or equivalent in public health, nursing or biomedical sciences with graduate level course equivalent to 9 semester credits epidemiology and 6 credits biostatistics and experience at least equivalent to an internship (at least 200 hours) in applied epidemiology with a public health organization
A master’s degree in nursing or biomedical sciences and at least one year of experience in conducting public health epidemiology projects and/or investigations
Four years of public health experience including two years of project management experience related to public health or research and two years of supervisory experience.
Pre-Employment Proficiency Exam
Computer Literacy Exam – Measures basic computer skills, basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Outlook, and typing. Must pass computer literacy exam administered by the Allegheny County Health Department with a score of 75% or greater.
Education & School Transcripts
If you are claiming education to meet minimum requirements or as a part of your application, including supplemental questions, you must submit or attach a copy of your official college transcripts for your claim to be accepted. Unofficial Transcripts will not be accepted.
Condition of Employment
It is the policy of Allegheny County that in order to receive a final offer of employment, candidates for positions within the executive branch must provide proof of a Covid-19 vaccination. The prospective employee will need to be fully vaccinated or have at least one shot of a two-shot series before beginning work. Any employee who does not receive and provide proof of the second shot within 30 days will have their probationary employment terminated. Allegheny County will allow for medical and religious exemptions from the requirements in accordance with state and federal law.
Additionally, it is the policy of Allegheny County that in order to receive a final offer of employment, candidates must successfully pass a background check, which includes verification of Allegheny County Real Estate Tax status, and drug/medical examinations as required for the position. The pre-employment drug screen must be completed within 48 hours of the acceptance of the conditional offer of employment.
Full-time, Associate Level. This position is contingent upon grant funding.
You will receive a score based on the experience you report on your application for employment. It is therefore important that you provide complete and accurate information. Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application or result in a lower than deserved score or disqualification. Call our Office of Human Resource Management if you have any questions.
Who is Eligible
Applications will be accepted from certified Merit System employees of the Allegheny County Health Department and outside candidates who possess the experience and training listed in this announcement and who are capable of performing the duties of this position.
Minimum Requirements 40%
Relevant Skills & Certifications 20%
Supplemental Questions 40%
Please be prepared to answer the following questions. You may upload as a Word document answers to the supplemental questions in the “Upload Page” of the application. Make sure to note “See attached” after the statement on the application form if you are attaching a separate document. If you are unable to upload the document, email to ACHD Human Resources Department.
- Describe your experience with the analysis of survey data, including complex samples.
- What experience do you have managing projects?
- Describe your experience working with datasets and using statistical software (SAS, SUDAAN, SPSS, Stata, etc.).
- Describe your experience writing reports and scientific articles.
Allegheny County Civil Service Employees (Non-ACHD)
Regular or probationary employees of County Departments currently in this classification, hired under a State Civil Service System, who apply for this position will not be considered as Open Competitive applicants. Those employees selected for transfer to the Allegheny County Health Department will be considered to have resigned their Civil Service status from the Department in which they are currently working and will be required to complete a probationary period with the Health Department.
Please refer to the Instruction Sheet for completion of the the Allegheny County Employment Application.
This announcement may be modified, amended or canceled by the Allegheny County Health Department at any time.