As the front line staff supervisor for assigned public health programs, the responsibilities of this position include team leadership and day to day management of all operational issues at the team and department level. The Public Health Supervisor – Communicable Disease is a working supervisor position with responsibility for communicable disease report follow-up including tuberculosis, HIV and STIs and outbreak management, immunizations, needle exchange, and refugee health screening.
As part of the department leadership team, this position will contribute to departmental planning, public health preparedness, communications, performance management, quality improvement, and assurance of the efficient use of resources for the delivery of the highest level of programs and services to advance the health of our communities.
1.Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Education, Nursing, Environmental Health, Public Health Administration, Public Administration, or closely related field preferred; at a minimum bachelor’s degree in related field required. 2.Three years professional work experience in a public health or closely related setting. 3.Prior management or supervisory experience preferred. 4.Prior communicable disease follow-up and outbreak management experience preferred.
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About Winnebago County
The Winnebago County Health Department has offices in the cities of Oshkosh and Neenah, WI. About 45 staff serve over 150K residents in the major program areas of Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, Communicable Disease, WIC, and Environmental Health.
Located in East Central Wisconsin, bordered on the east by Lake Winnebago, Winnebago County anchors the southern half of the Fox River Valley -- one of the largest metropolitan areas in Wisconsin. The County is close to the urban centers of Chicago, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is known for stability, progress, and growth.
Winnebago County is also known as the County of "big lakes". Five large lakes make up the majority of water area, ranging in size from Lake Winnebago (137,708 acres) to Little Lake Butte des Morts (1,306 acres). The Fox and Wolf are important rivers that provided early transportation and were an early power source for development of local industries. Abundant water resources have assisted the County in being ranked in the top eight industrial counties in the State. These water resources also provide for excellent recreational activities. The lakes and rivers provide sailing and boating plus exc...ellent fishing during both summer and winter. Ducks and geese provide local sport in the fall.
The County also hosts the Annual Experimental Aircraft Association Fly-In every August with an attendance of over 500,000.
The County's economy is most noted for the stable industrialized base that centers on the paper industry. Kimberly-Clark Corporation began its operations here and remains as one of the largest paper product companies in the world. Other major business sectors include specialized trucks, woodworking, metal work and machine manufacturing.
Five major highways and Wittman Regional Airport make travel, shipping, and delivery to and from Winnebago County convenient and economical.
The County has a population of about 169,511. The majority of people reside in five urban areas ranging in population from
over 66,778 in Oshkosh, the County seat, to the Village of Winneconne with over 2,383 people. The County provides a variety of living options. One can live in a rural or urban setting or experience a river or lake setting.
The residents work hard, play hard, and are well educated. The County boasts excellent private and public schools, a four year university, a two-year university, and a technical college.