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Epidemiologist, Public Health and Emergency Services Department, Country of Oxford

Woodstock, Ontario
Deadline October 7, 2015

Notice of Vacancy

Position: Epidemiologist (Competition #2015-57)
Location: Public Health and Emergency Services Department (Public Health)
Employment Status: Permanent Full-Time
Reporting To: Manager of Health Promotion
Union Affiliation: C.U.P.E.
Wage Rate: $37.02 - $44.06/hr.

Position Summary:

Monitors the occurrence of disease and other health related characteristics in human populations. They work with agency staff and community partners to apply epidemiological findings to the control of disease and in planning and evaluating related public health programming. The epidemiologist provides expertise and support to staff in the identification of health information needs and in the co-ordination, planning and implementation of data collection activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Masters degree in Epidemiology; minimum one year of public health practice; demonstrates advanced skills in computer applications relative to epidemiology (e.g. statistical packages, database programs, Epi-info, spreadsheets); application of epidemiological & statistical methods; excellent communication skills (verbal and written) along with strong facilitation, project management and organizational skills; priority setting, time management and creative problem solving; mentoring and supervision of student placements.

Resumes will only be accepted electronically via e-mail at:

Posting Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Closing Date: Friday, October 16, 2015 by 4:00 p.m.

“The County is an equal opportunity employer. The County will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation for known disability for an applicant or employee if requested.”

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, resumes are only accepted in response to advertised vacancies and will be used for the purposes of determining eligibility for employment only. We appreciate all resumes, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.