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: Community Health & Prevention Sciences
Position: Health Educator
Pay Grade: 18
Salary: $ 20.54 (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, 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
Deadline for physical receipt of completed applications: Until Filled

Equal Opportunity Employer/Provider

No Telephone Calls Please

Division: WIC
Position: Registered Dietitian
Pay Grade: 21
Salary: $ 23.68 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: 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