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The Dalles remains the trading hub for the region. Development has largely been dependent upon transportation and access to markets both west and east of The Dalles. Agriculture has been the backbone of industry with sweet cherries, grains, and apples leading the way.The Dalles is home to a growing tech industry. Manufacturing has also served as a dominant industry with a strong presence still evident today. As manufacturing began to leave America’s shores, The Dalles had the vision and foresight to diversify it’s economy. Top Employers of The Dalles include:

  • Mid Columbia Medical Center
  • School District #21
  • Oregon Cherry Growers
  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Google

Here are a few of the jobs available in our area. For more see:

Disease Intervention Specialist/Community Health Specialist

Posted: 04/19/2021

North Central Public Health District is looking for a Disease Intervention Specialist/Community Health Specialist who will function as a member of a Covid-19 response team responsible for the investigation, prevention and control of infectious disease, including routine notifiable disease surveillance and outbreak investigations; work with community providers to maintain quality control of surveillance data; participate in public health education about communicable diseases for the pubic and other health providers; conduct routine infectious disease case surveillance and field epidemiologic investigations; perform outbreak investigations; provide risk reduction counseling to cases and their contacts; link cases and their contact to medical care and other services; may prepare and disseminate reports and disease summaries.
This is a full-time, Temporary 6-month position (may be extended depending on Covid-19 funding & needs); $3,414.06 to $4,149.83/monthly + Benefits.  The normal work week for this position is Monday through Friday, however there may be times when it will be required to work an evening or weekend shift at a Covid-19 vaccine clinic.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in public health or epidemiology or related field preferred, or;
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training relevant to the position.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local communicable disease reporting requirements and epidemiology.
  • Understand basics of COVID-19 transmission and infection control.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs.
  • Perform and assist in the collection, analysis interpretation and evaluation of data
  • Read, interpret and analyze technical, medical, demographic and statistical data and laboratory reports.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing with personnel at all levels of the health district, private medical provides, representatives of other agencies and the general public.
  • Prepare clear and concise reports and other written materials, includes tables and graphs
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Obtain application packet from North Central Public Health District at 419 E. 7th Street, The Dalles, OR, email gloriap@ncphd.org, visit our website at www.ncphd.org, or by calling 541-506-2600.  Return completed packets to North Central Public Health District, Atten:  Office Manager, 419 E. 7th Street, The Dalles, OR.  Closes: Opened Until Filled - EOE

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