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Epidemiologists, Peterborough Public Health

Peterborough, Ontario
Deadline September 15, 2017

Peterborough Public Health Requires Epidemiologists (2 positions available)

  • One Regular, Full Time (1.0 Full Time Equivalents (FTE)) starting September 11, 2017; and
  • One Temporary, Full Time (1.0 FTE) from September 11, 2017 to December 31, 2017

1.    Summary of duties:

Responsible for obtaining and analyzing data for assessing the health status of the community, conducting epidemiological research, preparing health status reports, providing expertise in epidemiological methodology, conducting needs assessments, and providing support for program planning and performance measurement.  These positions are currently assigned to the Foundational Standards Team.  

2.    Minimum qualifications and position requirements:  

  • A Master’s degree in Epidemiology or related science.
  • Technical
    • Can effectively demonstrate:
      • Advanced knowledge of communicable and non-communicable disease epidemiology, performance measurement, and program planning.  
      • Proficient numeracy skills to analyze data and communicate data visually.
      • Computer and data management skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office and common statistical software packages (e.g. Statistical Package for the Social Science (SPSS)).
      • Knowledge and experience using public health reporting systems and databases (i.e. RRFSS, CCHS, IntelliHealth, Statistics Canada data).
      • Project management, research and analytical skills, including knowledge synthesis and report preparation.
      • Ability to facilitate data analysis and interpretation with internal and external audiences to achieve public health goals.
      • Ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation, research, and other information.
  • Behavioral/Soft Skills
    • Demonstrated effective ability to:
      • Collaborate with a variety of internal and community partners.
      • Interpret and apply relevant legislation, research, and other information.
      • Use excellent written and oral communication to inform and communicate strategically.
      • Apply excellent interpersonal skills, teamwork and relationship building skills.
      • Apply excellent problem-solving skills and good judgement.
      • Work productively and effectively without close supervision;
      • Adapt to new, different, or changing requirements and respond to deadlines in a fast pace environment.
  • Access to viable transportation.

3.    Apply in writing to Email:  careers@peterboroughpublichealth.ca

Peterborough Public Health is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities.

Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process at the request of the applicant.

In applying for this job make sure your resume and/or your responses to questions at the interview address the qualifications noted above.

Please note that only applicants to be given further consideration will be contacted for an interview.

4.    Applications to be received no later than: Friday, September 15, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.

5.    Date and time posted Monday, August 28, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.