SOSi

Public Health Director

Job Locations IQ-Iraq
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(2/13/2020 8:53 AM)
ID
2020-3420
Category
Other
Location : Location
IQ-Iraq
Job Requires Relocation
Yes

Overview

*** This position is contingent upon contract award ***

 

SOSi is seeking a Public Health Director to join a large medical support services program in Iraq supporting our U.S. Government customer. The Public Health Director is responsible for supervising other public health professionals, technicians, and public health representatives to ensure establishments under the jurisdiction comply with sanitation standards and properly implement systems that control hazards from entering the food and water supply.

Responsibilities

  • Supervises other public health professionals, technicians, and public health representatives to ensure establishments under the jurisdiction comply with sanitation standards and properly implement systems that control hazards from entering the food and water supply
  • Prepares and implements disaster response programs
  • Initiates, directs, and conducts preventive medicine and communicable disease control programs, food and water safety and sanitation
  • Directs and conducts epidemiological investigations of communicable diseases and food and water borne disease outbreaks, and making recommendations
  • Applies epidemiological and statistical methods to identify and evaluate factors increasing disease morbidity and mortality 
  • Manages administrative aspects of communicable disease including disease detection and management control programs and developing disease vector surveillance programs

Qualifications

  • Required and able to obtain Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT)
  • Master’s degree in Public Health with food and water safety experience
  • Three to five years of progressively responsible experience working in Public Health required, with demonstrated strong leadership skills
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Deployed experience in Iraq or Afghanistan is desirable
  • All health care providers and medical support staff must have recent clinical experience in patient care for at least six months out of the past year

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine is desirable
  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required 

Working Conditions

  • Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions

    Disclaimer:The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Executive Order 13495, The Non-Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provides first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other applications/resumes of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.

 

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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