Umatilla County
  • 17-Apr-2023 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Hermiston, OR, USA
  • 4699.00 per month
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Excellent benefits, including PERS, health, dental, and life insurance

Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

SALARY: $4,699.00/ Month - Plus Excellent Benefits

CLOSING: Open Until Filled- First Review April 21st - weekly thereafter

DEPARTMENT: Public Health

WORK LOCATION: This position will be based out of the Hermiston Office. This is NOT a remote position and work will be fully onsite.

Lead implementation of UCo Health's Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) program. Collaborates with community and statewide partners in the development and implementation of local, system, and environmental planning activities; to prepare for and respond to emergency situations. Works closely with local governments, businesses, health care, and social service organizations to promote planning and response activities. Develops and maintains community connections throughout Umatilla County, and utilizes coalition development, volunteer recruitment, and resource development for successful implementation of PHEP program goals.

Minimum Requirements:
- Baccalaureate degree in public health, health education, public administration, emergency management or related field.

- Experience in public speaking, to include delivering impromptu and prepared presentations to stakeholder groups.
- Knowledge of public health practice and community health development to include assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; ability to organize partnerships, exercise initiative, communicate orally and in writing in a clear, concise and effective manner; utilize word processing software and the Internet with a high level of competence; and maintain excellent interpersonal relationships within culturally diverse populations.
- Ability to be intuitive and work independently and as part of a team.
Possess a valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record.

- Must successfully pass a background check and drug screen.

- Ability and availability to work outside normal working hours to include evening and/or out-of-county meetings. Occasional overnight travel required.

Preferred Qualification:
- Graduate degree in public health, health education, public administration or related field.
- Three (3) years of progressively more responsible experience in community outreach and/or health related program development and implementation.
- Bilingual Spanish.

Use of Umatilla County application is MANDATORY and must be submitted via our online portal at Anyone who qualifies for Veterans' Preference in Public Employment provided for in OAR 839-006-0435; please include proper certification (OAR 839-006-0465) with your application. Any applicant with a disability who needs reasonable accommodation in any step of the application or hiring process to assist or to demonstrate qualifications or to perform the essential functions of the job for which the applicant is applying should inform the Human Resources Department.

Umatilla County provides employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants, without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran's status or any other status protected by applicable Federal, Oregon, or Local Law.


This position must successfully pass a background screen and pre-employment drug test for this safety sensitive position.  This position under State of Oregon mandates is required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exception as a qualification of employment.

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