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Title:  Public Health Analyst I - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  10/11/2022
Req ID:  40401
Department:  Health
Location: 

Burlington, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $26.42

Overview

We are seeking a Public Health Analyst to join the Health Informatics and Surveillance Systems (HISS) Team. The HISS team is responsible for providing necessary analytic and informatics support for ongoing data modernization initiatives that support the Infectious Disease Section of the Vermont Department of Health. This position requires an understanding of data collection, quality control, analysis, and visualization.

 

The HISS Team Public Health Analyst will be responsible for monitoring the data quality of different infectious disease databases, generating routine and ad hoc reports, as well as answering data requests from both internal and external public health partners. Expertise in Microsoft Office and statistical analysis software (SAS, SPSS, etc.) are required. Knowledge of data systems, data integration and data exchanges is preferred. Contact with community partners and VDH program staff will be required.

 

Examples of Work:
• Complete analysis and reporting of measures related to COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.
• Provide analytic support to the Infectious Disease Section.
• Produce analytic products such as data briefs and data summaries related to program goals and priorities.
• Create data visualizations in Microsoft Power BI, Excel and other analytic tools.
• Respond to data requests from Health Department leadership, the public and media.
• Provide input and ideas on potential improvements for data collection processes.

 

TELEWORK:
The Department of Health supports a hybrid work environment. Upon hire, employees work with their supervisor to create a schedule that aligns with the business needs of the unit. We believe a hybrid work environment promotes autonomy and allows for increased flexibility and greater work/life balance.

Who May Apply

This position, Public Health Analyst I - Limited Service (Job Requisition #40401), is open to all State employees and external applicants. It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs. 

Please Note: This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition. 

 

Level I: Job Requisition 40401

 

Level II: Job Requisition 40521

 

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Jessie.hammond@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

 

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed primarily in a standard office setting. Meetings with data users and providers may require some travel, for which private means of transportation must be available. Some work outside of normal office hours may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree or higher in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health or a social sciences discipline, including 6 credits in statistics at the graduate level.

OR

Bachelor's degree in statistics, a health-related or social sciences discipline, including 12 college credits in statistics, research or computer sciences, and 6 of these credits must be in statistics AND two (2) years or more of professional level work in health-related research, statistics or program evaluation where the activities include gathering, analyzing and interpreting statistical data.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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