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.

Position: Health Commissioner for Richland Public Health

Successful candidate must meet qualifications per Ohio Revised Code 3709.11:  He/She must be either a licensed physician, licensed dentist, licensed veterinarian, licensed podiatrist, licensed chiropractor, or the holder of a master’s degree in public health or an equivalent master’s degree in a related health field as determined by the members of the board of health.

The successful candidate shall also possess a minimum of five (5) years previous experience in senior management in a health district or health related field.  Candidates shall have experience including accreditation, quality improvement (QI), strategic planning, assessment, policy development, program planning, public speaking, community/collaborative partner relations, public health sciences, municipal budgeting, leadership and diplomacy.  A valid Ohio driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance and successful completion of both a BCI background check and an FBI background check are required.

Please see RPH website: https://richlandhealth.org/about-us/job-openings/hc/ for an application and submit the application along with a detailed resume and your salary history to the Search Committee at:  avanharlingen@richlandhealth.org.

All applications must be submitted by close of business (4:30 p.m.) on Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Division: WIC
Position: Registered Dietitian – Richland County and Ashland County Offices
Pay Grade: 21
Salary: $ 24.39 per hour (37 hours per week)
Shift Times: Mon, Tues, Thurs (8:00am to 4:30pm) Wednesday (10:00am to 6:30pm) Friday (8:00am to 4:00pm). May include evening and Saturday clinics.

General Statement of Duties:

Promotes, develops and implements nutrition education programs with goals, objectives, methods/materials and evaluation tools.

Nutritionally assesses and counsels patients in both individual and group sessions for WIC program.  Certifies participants for WIC as per State policies; provides appropriate nutrition education for WIC participants; charts individual counseling; performs anthropometric measurements and hemoglobin testing as per WIC policy; charts all other nutrition related counseling.  Prescribes types and amounts of food for WIC participants; signs WIC documents for patient charts; provides special diet counseling for clinic patients and outpatient referrals.  Serves as nutrition resource person for Health Department staff and other area health professionals.  Can provide nutrition education classes on specially requested topics.

Knowledge of public relations; training and development; dietetics and nutrition; federal and state WIC standards.  Knowledge and implementation of appropriate counseling techniques.  Must be able to learn WIC software and perform WIC computer functions.

Must be an A.D.A. registered dietitian and be licensed by the Ohio Board of Dietetics.

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: Community Health & Prevention Sciences
Position: Health Educator (Two positions)
Pay Grade: 18
Salary: $ 21.16 per hour (37 hours per week)
Shift Times: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs (8:00am to 4:30pm) Friday (8:00am to 4:00pm). May include evening holidays, and weekends.

General Statement of Duties:

  • Promote individual and population health by developing and implementing health promotion and education initiatives and health behavior-change programs in a variety of settings for the diverse populations represented in Richland County and surrounding areas. Will focus on strengthening community-based partnerships with employers, private organizations, community organizations and agencies to address public health priorities.
  • Develop and implement marketing/promotional/public relation and educational programs for specific projects as assigned.
  • Manage databases, collect quantitative and qualitative data, analyze data through multiple statistical methods, conduct needs assessments/evaluations, and create data visualizations.
  • Maintain a current working knowledge of all programs and services available through Richland Public Health.

Required education, experience, and training:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Community Health, Health Education/Promotion, Behavioral Sciences, Biostatistics/Epidemiology or other related degree.
  • Master’s Degree may be beneficial.
  • Three (3) years of public health related experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of the core functions and essential services of public health.
  • Must possess and maintain a current and valid Ohio Driver’s license and vehicle insurance.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer/Provider

No Telephone Calls Please