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The CCHD is soliciting immediate temporary contractual staffing positions to assist with the preparation and administration of vaccine at the Carroll County vaccination clinics in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The vaccination sites will be located within Carroll County Maryland and may require periods outside depending on the vaccination site.

A working schedule to be determined that may range from working shifts of four (4) hours per day to forty (40) hours per week on an as needed basis that may include evenings and weekends for the next several months. There are no guaranteed working hours weekly for these positions and the working schedule is determined on availability of COVID-19 vaccine.

The following classifications and rate of pay have been established for the open positions.

Vaccinator IV- Typically: MD, PA, NP, Pharmacist, $40.00-$45.00 Per Hour

Vaccinator III- Typically: RN, LPN $22.00-$30.00 Per Hour

Vaccinator II- Typically: Paramedics, MA, EMT, CNA $18.00-$22.00 Per Hour; Paramedics as authorized by the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Board under the EMS Board Public Order #6

Vaccinator I- Typically: Unlicensed Staff such as Nursing Students $15.00-$18.00 Per Hour

To apply: Submit letter of interest, resume and copy of licensure to Amanda.haugh@maryland.gov. or fax 410-876-4988.

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12-month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION SPECIALIST

This position will be responsible for assessing, developing, coordinating, and implementing alcohol and drug abuse prevention programs and services for Carroll County, through the Bureau of Prevention, Wellness and Recovery at the Carroll County Health Department. This position will also coordinate activities as the Grant Manager for the Opioid Misuse Prevention Program Grant (OMPP). Such activities will include chairing the Carroll County Opioid Prevention Coalition (CCOPC); completing all required grant writing and reporting; providing community education and outreach awareness; public speaking; conducting focus groups; and, maintaining websites and social media platforms.

Additionally, this position will be responsible for facilitating Mental Health First Aid trainings, as well as for overseeing community capacity building. Finally, this position will incorporate the five-step SPF process (Assessment; Capacity; Planning; Implementation; and, Evaluation), in regards to activities related to prevention services and education.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of sixty credit hours from an accredited college or university, 18 of which are in the behavioral sciences, health services, human services, or education.

Experience: None.

Notes:

1. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate, and two years of experience in a community or school-based alcohol or other drug abuse prevention program, may be substituted for the required education.

2.  Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a Non-Commissioned Officer in Drug and Alcohol Counseling classifications, or Mental/Behavioral Health and Drug and Alcohol Counseling specialty codes, in the health-related field of work, on a year-for-year basis, for the required education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The desired candidate should have experience with grant writing and management, as well as experience with public speaking and coalition involvement.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

DIRECTOR, BUREAU OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST DIRECTOR II

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Qualified candidates must possess a  bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in biological, physical, environmental science or chemistry, and six years of experience involving inspections and investigations in the field of environmental health or closely related environmental health experience, including two years in a supervisory capacity.

A master’s degree in Public Health or Environmental Health Science can substitute for one year non-supervisory experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred candidates should possess:

  • Experience in managing program budgets and grants;
  • Experience in working with other governmental agencies and non-profit organizations;
  • Experience interacting with elected and appointed government officials;
  • Experience overseeing multiple environmental health related programs;
  • Experience and training in Emergency Preparedness and Operations related to public health emergencies; and,
  • Experience in overseeing the enforcement of regulations.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Candidates for positions in this classification must possess and maintain a current license or be eligible to obtain licensure as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist from the Maryland Board of Environmental Health Specialists.

For more information and to apply: https://www.jobapscloud.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=20&R2=005460&R3=0003

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST II

Licensed EHS, Development Plan Review and Support

This position will be responsible for the protection of the public health and the environment by evaluating proposed developments of commercial sites and residential land, as well as by evaluating building permit applications. This position will also observe and interpret percolation tests, in order to determine the suitability of proposed lots or sites for providing safe water supplies and safe sewage disposal systems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Determined by the Maryland Board of Environmental Health Specialists, under the licensing requirements for Environmental Health Specialists.

Experience: One year of experience performing inspections and investigations to ensure compliance with environmental health laws and regulations.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute a Master of Public Health or Master of Science degree from an accredited college or university for the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a Commissioned Officer in Environmental Engineering classifications or Environmental Engineering specialty codes in the Engineering and Natural Resources field of work, on a year-for-year basis, for the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The desired candidate should have experience using COMAR regulations to evaluate residential and/or commercial development, in addition to experience with all-weather outdoor job activities. Additionally, the desired candidate should have experience conducting percolation tests and/or soil evaluations, as well as experience performing site visits for permitting and inspections.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Candidates for positions in this classification must possess and maintain a current license as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist from the Maryland Board of Environmental Health Specialists.

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST TRAINEE

This is the entry level of work at a local health department performing inspections and investigations to secure compliance with environmental health laws and regulations.  Employees in this classification receive close supervision and do not supervise other employees.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   Determined by the Maryland Board of Environmental Health Specialists under the licensing requirements for Environmental Health Specialists.

Experience: None.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. At the time of hire, candidates for positions in this classification must possess a certificate of eligibility to be licensed as an Environmental Health Specialist from the Maryland Board of Environmental Health Specialists.

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

Family Mentor

The Carroll County Health Department is looking for a person in long-term recovery from substance use disorders to work with Child Protective Services (CPS) to serve as a Family Mentor.  The Family Mentor will be a support to those families involved with CPS that have been found to have a substance use disorder.

This position will be a Health Department Employee embedded with CPS to be a part of their Sobriety Treatment and Recovery Team.

Minimum requirements are high school diploma, license with good driving record, experience with Child Protective Services and long-term sustained recovery from substances for at least 2 years.

The position is Temporary with the possibility of Merit after 6 months. Please fax your resume and cover letter explaining your lived experience to 410-876-4832 attention Amie Grinnage or email to Amie.grinnage@maryland.gov.

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