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Current Openings

1. Health Commissioner

The Galion City Board of Health is seeking candidates for the position of Health Commissioner.

The well-qualified candidate will hold a Master’s Degree in public health, nursing, environmental health, or a related field; and/or be a licensed physician, licensed dentist, licensed veterinarian, licensed podiatrist, or licensed chiropractor. Experience must include at least two (2) years in public health and two (2) years of supervision. Applicants must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License and a reliable, insured vehicle to use in the performance of job duties.

Other requirements include knowledge of the principles and practices of public health; knowledge of and ability to apply public health laws and regulations; excellent oral and written communication skills; computer literacy; and experience and skills in community planning, data analysis, fiscal management, grant writing and administration, human resources management, policy development, and public relations experience. Experience with public health accreditation is preferred.

Interested parties may send a resume and cover letter to Galion City Health Department Board via Shellie Burgin at sburgin5050@gmail.com.


2. Mosquito Surveillance Intern/Independent Contractor

The Galion City Health Department has received funding from the Ohio EPA Mosquito Control Grant
Program to implement mosquito control measures and mitigate the potential for an outbreak of mosquito borne viruses such as West Nile Virus. The Galion City Health Department is seeking a Mosquito Surveillance Intern/Independent Contractor to work June 1, 2021 through October, 2021.

Position Summary:
The Candidate will Set and Check traps, Collect adult mosquitos for shipment or analysis, Check for mosquito larvae and apply larvicide if needed, track areas of surveillance and known breeding areas, map needs and document activities, Investigate nuisance/ mosquito complaints, Educate residents of steps for mosquito abatement, Maintain and store equipment responsibly, as well as continuing a Mosquito Program Plan for the City.

Other job responsibilities may include: Performs inspections, investigations, routine testing and sampling
duties in Environmental Health programs which may benefit the Mosquito Program such as assisting with solid waste scrap tire complaints. Candidate must enforce state and local laws, and rules and regulations.
Participate in public health emergency responses and trainings as needed.

Minimal Qualifications:

• Individual at least 16 years of age.
• Those with mosquito surveillance experience or pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental
• Health or related field are preferred.
• Must be dependable, organized, and possess excellent communication skills.
• Must be willing to work outside and with homeowners
• Must be able to utilize Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
• Must have a valid Driver’s License, transportation, and auto insurance.

This is a grant funded contract for 2021.

Interested parties should send a resume & cover letter

Mail: Galion City Health Department
113 Harding Way East
Galion, Ohio 44833

Email: andrea.barnes@galionhealth.org

Application deadline is May 20, 2021 or until filled.



The Galion City Board of Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F.

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