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Bourbon County Health Department

341 East Main Street
Paris , KY

Public Health Director I

Bourbon County Health Department
Paris, KY Full-time
Posted on February 2, 2019

The Bourbon County Health Department is accepting applications for a full time Public Health Director I 

General Duties include:  This position serves at the discretion of the Board of Health.  Responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to; Directs the personnel of a local health department in providing a variety of public health services (medical, environmental and supportive services) to the community served by the department as appointing authority.  Performs a variety of tasks such as planning, financial management, organizing and measuring performance of staff in a single county. Assesses and analyzes the health status of the county. Has a close working relationship with state agencies which provide technical assistance and support and may include direct payroll and accounting assistance.  Incorporates the Core Public Health Functions and ten essential services of public health into the practice of the agency. May serve as secretary to the Board of Health. Typically supervises 10-30 employees.

Minimum Education, Training and Experience Requirements:  Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Public or Health Administration, Public or Community Health, Nursing, Social Science, Education or other related degree. Must have three (3) years of experience in Public Health or other health related occupations, one (1) of which must have been in a supervisory or management capacity. 

Substitution for Education:  A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Public or Health Administration, Public or Community Health, Nursing, Social Science, Education or other related degree with two (2) years of experience in Public Health or health related field will substitute for the required education. 

Starting Salary:  $25.76 - $33.28 hr negotiable with additional experience. Grade 26

Qualified applicants/employees are subject to a pre-screening, selection for interview and/or demonstration of skills testing. Pre/Post employment may be contingent upon a successful drug screening test and background check. Equal Opportunity Employer.