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Public Health Investigator 1 - Bph/Oeps - See Posting

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State Of West Virginia Charleston , WV 25309

Posted 4 months ago


Division of Health/ Bureau for Public Health (BPH)/ Office of Epidemiology and Prevention Services (OEPS), Barbour Co., Harrison Co., Marion Co., Monongalia Co., Preston Co., Taylor Co., Tucker Co. - This position is responsible for disease investigation and intervention within a Public Health district. Incumbent works as part of a wider team and plans and participates in programs related to the control of sexually transmitted diseases.

Work involves case identification and follow up of cases, carriers and at-risk groups to prevent, treat and the provision of science-based education and counseling to patients diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease. This position will provide training and education for stakeholders to increase interviewing efforts, obtain valid patient information, and ensure proper education for all STD patients. A valid driver's license and availability of a car for travel is required. Performs other duties as assigned.

Click The APPLY Link To Apply Online. Do not use a paper application unless you cannot apply online. If you must use a paper application due to disability or other valid reason, please call our office 304-558-3950 (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM) for special instructions.

IMPORTANT: Your eligible score will be based on information provided in your application; therefore, make sure your application is detailed and complete.

You may attach a resume and other documents; however, you should NEVER enter "See Resume" on the application. You MUST complete ALL parts of the application, including the Work Experience section. NOTE: Jobs on your application that do not have a salary amount will be considered volunteer and will NOT be counted as qualifying. Estimate salary if necessary.

This announcement is for one or more specific vacancies and only applies to the location(s) indicated. Your application will remain active for this job for 180 days or until the job is filled.

Application for this job does not automatically qualify you for other positions. Be sure to submit your application for each position of interest. To receive an email notice anytime jobs in this or other categories are posted, you may choose to complete a Job Interest Card from the slide-out menu located at the top left of our Job Opportunities page.

As a condition of employment, an inquiry into job-related information will be completed which may include, but not limited to, criminal records, abuse registry records, driving records, employment history, and education and training. Failing to cooperate with this process, providing false or incomplete information, and/or discovery of disqualifying information may result in denial of or dismissal from employment or denial of transfer irrespective of when discovered.


Training: Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university with a major in social, natural or behavioral sciences or closely related field.

Substitution: Two years of full-time or equivalent part time paid experience in a state or large city program for sexually transmitted diseases/AIDS control. OR Six months paid experience as a Trainee in the Surveillance and Disease Control Unit of the Department of Health and Human Resources including successful completion of the Centers for Disease Control course on "Introduction to Sexually Transmitted Disease Intervention", may be substituted for the college major.


ATTENTION: To be considered for this job opportunity, all required verifications of post-high school education, training, licensure, Veteran's preference points, etc. must be submitted to the WV Division of Personnel before the closing date listed above.

Verification of education must be in the form of a legible copy of your OFFICIAL transcript or diploma. Unofficial transcripts will NOT be accepted. If you are claiming Veteran's preference, a copy of your DD214 and/or Veteran's letters must be submitted at the time of application.

NO APPLICATIONS OR SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE. Therefore, please note that you will not be considered for this vacancy without required verification documents. Four options are available for submitting this information.

Applicants may attach documents to the online application, provide documents via email to, FAX 304-957-0396, or mail to: Division of Personnel, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Charleston, WV 25305.

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