Under general supervision, the City of San Antonio's Metropolitan Health District, Epidemiology Program is seeking an intern. We will consider candidates who are currently enrolled in a U.S. Department of Education accredited school working toward a Master's Degree in Public Health. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment. Exercises no supervision.
The San Antonio Metro Health District (SAMHD) provides public health services to clients, which may include risk for exposure to and possible transmission of vaccine-preventable diseases. Employees in high-risk positions will be required to obtain relevant immunizations, per SAMHD Policy DM13.2. Review and consideration will be given to requests for exemption from this policy.
This position is an "unclassified" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status, and can be terminated at any time for any reason.
Essential Job Functions
Learns about area of career interest by observing and assisting professionals in the assigned department where work will be performed.
May assist in the coordination, administration and/or monitoring of specific programs.
May assist with conducting research, collecting and organizing data, performing analyses and preparing reports.
May propose solutions to existing problems and discuss recommendations with administrative personnel.
Assists with special projects as assigned.
If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Self-motivation and ability to work with minimal supervision.
Knowledge of engineering and construction principles.
Skill in operating a personal computer and utilizing rudimentary software.
Ability to create clear and concise reports.
Ability to learn pertinent Federal, State, and local laws and ordinances.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the general public.
City Of San Antonio, TX