Job Openings

Interested candidates should print out and complete the Employment Application form below.
The Affirmative Action Survey is voluntary only, but appreciated.

Application must be mailed to or delivered in person to the Health Department.
Individuals who can not print out the form should contact Human Resources for an application or stop by the Health Department for the form.

Division: WIC
Position: Breastfeeding Peer Helper (Two Positions: 21-28 hours per week & 15-20 hours per week)
Pay Grade: 9
Salary: $ 13.07 base
Shift Times: Generally scheduled during the hours of: Mon, Tues, Thurs (8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.), Wednesday (10:00 A.M. to 6:30 P.M.), and Friday (8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.).   May include evenings, weekends and holidays.

Essential Functions of the Position:

Under the general supervision of the WIC Supervisor, the Breastfeeding Peer Helper is responsible for providing breastfeeding information to pregnant and breastfeeding women, making referrals when necessary to a Certified Lactation Counselor/Certified Lactation Specialist/International Board Certified Lactation Consultant following policy and protocols, performing car seat installation training and assisting with the breastfeeding and clerical activities of the WIC project.

 

Required education, experience, training:

  1. Ohio Train 700 a., 100 b., 200 b. and 800 b. certification (or as amended) must be completed within sixty (60) days of employment.
  2. High school diploma or GED
  3. Must be a current or past WIC participant and have breastfed one (1) baby for at least six (6) months.
  4. Must successfully complete approved breastfeeding training within six (6) months of the date of hire.
  5. Must successfully complete car seat technician training and obtain Child Passenger Safety Technician Certification within six (6) months of the date of hire.
  6. Must successfully obtain six (6) hours of continuing education in lactation topics per year.
  7. Must successfully complete Civil Rights Training, Conflict of Interest Training, WIC System and Security Training and VENA Training.

The specific statements shown in this description are not intended to be all inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

Interested applicants are required to complete a formal application for employment and submit the completed application to: 

Director of Human Resources, Legal & Information Technology Richland Public Health
555 Lexington Avenue
Mansfield, OH 44907
Deadline for physical receipt of completed applications: Until Filled

Equal Opportunity Employer/Provider

No Telephone Calls Please

Division: Environmental Health
Position: Maintenance Aide – EH
Pay Grade: 11
Salary: $ 14.34 base
Shift Times: Hours vary based on the needs of Richland Public Health (RPH). May work early mornings, days, evenings, weekends or holidays.

General Statement of Duties:

Assists in the efficient operation of Richland Public Health’s Environmental Health Division.  Responsible for performing routine equipment maintenance tasks, mosquito vector control activities and general cleaning.  Performs other tasks as assigned.

Required education, experience, training:

  • Knowledge of RPH practices and procedures, customer service, organizing and planning techniques.
  • Skill and ability to communicate effectively; plan, schedule, and organize work; prepare accurate and complete reports; classify and organize records; maintain confidentiality; perform all job duties.
  • Skill in the operation of maintenance related equipment including but not limited to ability to use hand shovel, rake, broom, mop, hand cart, pressure washer, mower and moving dolly.
  • Ability to demonstrate physical fitness and agility, lift, push, pull or otherwise move objects weighing up to 75 pounds.
  • Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend oral and/or instructions, read warning signs and labels, write and call in supply orders.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to count, calculate and perform basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Reasoning Ability: Develop logical conclusions from facts and circumstances; apply common sense to carry out written instructions; ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standard situations.
  • Knowledge of all safety practices (i.e. handling of hazardous materials, proper lifting techniques, etc.).
  • Successful course completion of OhioTrain 700 a., 100 b., 200 b. and 800 b. (or as amended). Certification must be completed within sixty (60) days of employment.
  • Skill and ability to communicate effectively; plan, schedule, and organize work; maintain confidentiality; perform all job duties.

Additional Requirements:

  • May work early mornings, days, evenings, weekends or holidays.
  • Maintain and increase knowledge and skills through attendance at training seminars and in-service training sessions.
  • An individual who poses a direct threat to the health and safety of himself/herself or others in the workplace will be deemed not qualified for this position.
  • Must maintain valid Ohio Driver’s license and provide proof of current vehicle insurance.
  • Must attend Bloodborne Pathogen Training.
  • Must obtain the Commercial Pesticide Applicators License from the Ohio Department of Agriculture within the first thirty (30) days of employment.

The specific statements shown in this description are not intended to be all inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

Interested applicants are required to complete a formal application for employment and submit the completed application to: 

Director of Human Resources, Legal & Information Technology

Richland Public Health
555 Lexington Avenue
Mansfield, OH 44907
Deadline for physical receipt of completed applications: Until Filled

Equal Opportunity Employer/Provider

No Telephone Calls Please