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PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIALIST II

City of Kansas City Missouri   Kansas City, MO   Full-time     Health Care Provider
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Posted on July 9, 2021

PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIALIST II
(Job Opening ID #513551)

Several limited-term positions available until June 1, 2023 with KCMO’s Health Department, Community & Family Health Education Division, 2400 Troost.

As a condition of employment with the City of KCMO Health Department, all new employees will be required to submit or provide documentation of receiving an influenza (Flu) Vaccination.

Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. May be required to work additional
overtime hours to attend community-related meetings/events. Works with members of
the Hispanic Community, Low Socio-Economic Status communities, businesses/associations that support/employ individuals from these communities to build capacity to respond/mitigate/recover from
COVID-19 and other natural disaster situations that impact their communities.
Interacts with 2 advisory groups to create/develop resources to improve
infrastructures in addition to functioning as a liaison to City Planning and City
Environmental Health (climate change resilience). Organizes cooperation/planning
with the Health Department Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Management
programs to ensure the infrastructure needs of the communities are represented, raised,
influenced in the various response planning efforts each calendar year. Collects, records,
provides data/information for required reporting, presentations, grant
documentation. Utilizes initiative and independent judgement. Coordinates all
assigned administrative work, including operations analysis, budget, personnel
matters, operating rules and regulations. Supervises 2 Capacity-Building Trainer positions.

REQUIRES an accredited Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of health-related work experience, including 1 years at
a level comparable to the City’s Public Health Specialist; OR an accredited
Master’s degree and 1 year of health-related work experience at a level comparable to the
City’s Public Health Specialist; OR an accredited Master’s degree in Public Health;
OR an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience. Must pass a
preemployment drug screen and post offer physical examination as prescribed by the
City. Preference for individuals bilingual in Spanish and English.

Salary Range: $21.46-$33.88/hour.

Application Deadline Date: July 26, 2021.

EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.