Injury Prevention Specialist II

Location:

Kotzebue, Alaska

Status:

Full-Time

Program:

Office of Environmental Health

Housing Priority:

N/A

Covered:

N/A

Range:

N/A

About the Role

The Injury Prevention Specialist is a full-time position with multiple duties and responsibilities. The position plans, implements, and evaluates a data-driven community-based injury prevention program that aims to reduce the leading causes of injury morbidity and mortality in the Maniilaq Service Area. The position regularly plans, implements, and evaluates training opportunities for injury prevention in the Maniilaq Service Area. This position reports directly to the manager of the Office of Environmental Health and is physically located at the Maniilaq Corporate Office in Kotzebue, Alaska.

Minimum Requirements

Injury Prevention Specialist II: BS in Epidemiology or related health field; or 4 years of study at an accredited college, which includes at least 30 semester hours in health education, epidemiology, environmental health, or related science. All applicants should be self-motivated, able to work well on teams, and understand the fundamental concepts of public health and epidemiology. Must have a willingness to verbally communicate with groups of people, be able to lift 40 lbs., and travel frequently in small single-engine planes. Must possess a valid Driver’s License and have a driving record that allows employee to be insured to drive Maniilaq Vehicles. Position is open to USPHS Commissioned Corp Officers at an O2/O3 billet level.