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To submit a position for considered posting, please e-mail a brief position description to the Iowa Public Health Association at  This service is offered free-of-charge to current IPHA members (individuals and organizations).  Non-members may request positions to be posted for a fee of $150.  As a non-profit professional association, IPHA seeks to share career opportunities within Iowa's public health community, and this funding mechanism helps to support this service and the mission-driven work of IPHA. 

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Information Technology Support Worker

Iowa Department of Public Health

The Iowa Department of Public Health is looking to fill an Information Technology Support Worker 3 to assist the state. The successful candidate will answer customer service calls and questions as it relates to vital records and the Iowa Vital Events System (IVES).

Candidate will resolve customer service level problems for IVES. Will collect information to support problem resolution at higher levels and escalate through appropriate staff. Will provide guidance for customers as it relates to user issues when operating and entering information into IVES.

Additionally, candidate will troubleshoot user problems while communicating with customers via phone or electronically. Must provide accurate instructions for operating and entering information into IVES. 

For more information and application, click here.

Application deadline 7.22.18
Environmental Health Specialist

Johnson County Health Department

Johnson County Public Health is seeking an Environmental Health Specialist to perform field work with professional responsibilities relating to enforcement of laws, regulations and standards including, but not necessarily limited to: private water wells, private sewage disposal systems, food safety, public swimming pools, solid waste, toxic substances, and general sanitation. Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in the natural or physical sciences or related field; OR any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. One (1) year of experience in public health, environmental health or related field preferred. Registered Sanitarian (RS) or Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) preferred. 

Special requirements: May require Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification within one year of employment. Valid driver’s license and insurable under county liability coverage. May also require use of private vehicle for official business. Starting salary $23.60 – $27.76 per hour plus excellent benefits. To learn more about this position and to apply, please visit,

Application deadline 7.31.18

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