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Title:  Public Health Analyst II

Application Deadline Date:  12/07/2020
Req ID:  10559
Department:  Health
Location: 

Burlington, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $26.60
Overview

The Vermont Departmen of Health is seeking a Public Health Analyst II. Research, statistical and technical work at a professional level in the Vital Records Office for the Department of Health. This position monitors vital statistics data to ensure that accurate, complete and timely information is available to inform public health decisions made by the Department's program managers and partners and to ensure compliance with national data standards issued by the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics.    

 

In addition, the position maintains several MS Access databases and serves as a resource for other analysts in Health Surveillance regarding the collection, use, and analysis of vital statistics.  This position also provides technical assistance and guidance to the Vital Records Office staff and assists with mandatory reporting to federal partners.  

 

Work is performed under the general direction of the Vital Statistics Information Manager or senior level analyst with the need for individual judgment and discretion.  
All employees of the Agency of Human Services perform their respective functions adhering to four key practices: customer service, holistic service, strengths-based relationships and results orientation.

Who May Apply

This position, Public Health Analyst II (Job Requisition #10559), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact cynthia.hooley@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

 

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 AND one (1) year or more of professional level work in health-related research, statistics or program evaluation where the activities include gathering, analyzing and interpreting statistical data.

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 four (4) 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
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.
AHS Affirmative Recruitment

The Vermont Agency of Human Services strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity.  We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the increasing diversity of Vermont. To view the State of Vermont's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy, please click here.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.


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