This position is a Term-Limited Temporary/Special Duty Position designed to provide community engagement and program support to the county’s immunization programs for COVID and influenza. This position is located with the Community Mitigation and Recovery Team and will be working closely with other parts of the county’s immunization programs, community mitigation and recovery, and overall COVID response.
The position will play a critical role in developing relationships and collaboration with community organizations and leaders within the communities most impacted by COVID and flu, specifically: Pacific Islander, LatinX, Native American/indigenous, and Black/African American. The position will be helping to reduce disparities in impacts from COVID and flu and ensure county practices reflect equity principles in service delivery.
Who May Apply: This position is open to current King County Employees as a Special Duty assigntment and the general public as a Term Limited Position. End date is 12/31/20 with a possiblity of extension, based on funding.
Work Location: This position will telecommute.
Work Schedule: This position works 40 hours per week and is a 1.0 FTE. The normal work week is flexible Monday through Friday, with some possible evenings and weekends. This position is not overtime eligible.
To be considered for this position, please complete your on-line application and respond to the supplemental questions.
Contact: For more information about the application process, please contact Erika Yanak, Human Resource Analyst, at (206) 477-0320, or [email protected]
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Necessary Special Requirements
- The selected candidate will be required to pass a thorough background investigation.
- Employees are required to protect the privacy and security of protected health information as defined in State and Federal Law.
- Employees are required to adhere to OSHA/WISHA guidelines including but not limited to completing required training on time.
- Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills, and the development of effective working relationships are requirements of all Public Health positions.
- Staff may be required to play an active role in the event of a public health emergency, which may include changes in responsibilities, work location, and working hours.
This position requires flexibility to accommodate different work schedules and work locations. Regular remote work may be required, Public Health will provide the new hires with a computer laptop, however, other tools necessary to successfully work remotely will not be provided. You will need to have sufficient equipment and an internet connection to work remotely.
Union Affiliation: This position is not represented.
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