Public Health Program Liaison

Expires: 1st March, 2024 Texas


The purpose of this position is to organize and coordinate  public health activities including program planning, emergency response, disease investigations, prevention activities, and community outreach. 

Essential Functions


  • Conduct public health  outreach activities including critical incident exercise planning, training and evaluation of protocols;
  • Assist with the coordination of response planning and implementation of preparedness and response activities and exercises;
  • Provide technical guidance to local stakeholders (hospitals, long-term care facilities, etc.) on all aspects of public health;
  • Assist with disease surveillance activities including patient interviews, medical chart abstraction, and patient and provider education;
  • Develop educational materials related to assigned public health program area (fact sheets, brochures, newsletters, etc.);
  • Assist in collecting, organizing and analyzing public health data and reports;
  • Prepare written reports, oral briefings and other programmatic documents;
  • Provide input into the preparation of grants, assists with proposals, budgets and reports;
  • Assist in departmental administrative tasks as assigned;
  • Perform job duties in a way that promotes a positive image of the City organization and delivers exemplary customer service skills;
  • Perform work during emergency, disaster or communicable disease incidents 24/7 as required;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, Biology, Microbiology, Emergency Management or related field and two to four years of experience in public health, public health preparedness or related work.

Master's degree in Public Health preferred. 
Texas Driver's License

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Public health generally accepted and commonly used principles, theories, methodology and precedents;
  • Resources in the field of public health and communicable diseases;
  • Fluent utilization of MS Office Suite with proficiency in Excel.
  • Research design, statistical analysis and methods, qualitative and quantitative measures.

Ability to:

  • Effective written and oral communication skills;
  • Skill in developing and implementing plans, practices and procedures;
  • Skill in organizing, prioritizing workload and meeting deadlines to accomplish a number of simultaneous tasks;
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with a variety of community partners;
  • Skill in planning, budgeting and organizing work activities to meet established objectives within deadlines;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Ability to develop and conduct public presentations; ability to plan and conduct effective meetings.

Physical Requirements

  • Frequently lift up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 25 pounds;
  • Frequently carry up to 10 pounds and occasionally carry up to 25 pounds;
  • Occasionally stand and walk;
  • Occasionally kneel;
  • Occasionally pull or push objects;
  • Occasionally rotate upper trunk to right or left while sitting or standing;
  • Occasionally reach above, at, or below shoulder height;
  • Frequently handle objects;
  • Coordinate eye, hand, and foot movement in order to operate a vehicle

Application Information

Application must be submitted online at Jobs close at 5:00 p.m. on the closing date posted on the City website. For a complete list of job openings with the City of Lubbock please visit 

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City of Lubbock
Full Time


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