Public Health Director

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Job Description: Alamosa County Public Health is seeking a full-time Public Health Director. The Public Health Director is required to direct and implement health programs, prepare and manage budgets, manage a planning process to identify, coordinate, and deliver necessary services, create and communicate various reports, evaluate programs for efficiency and effectiveness, coordinate the delivery of community health services, Home Health, and other public and private services. The Director of Public Health will also apply for and administer grants for health services and education. This position is also responsible for the direction and motivation of all public health personnel. 

In accordance with the Minimum Qualifications for Public Health Director rule, 6 CCR 1014-6, county or district public health agency directors are required to possess a minimum of five years of administrative experience in public health within the past ten years AND either have a master’s degree in a public health discipline (e.g. environmental health, health education, epidemiology, nursing, health administration, biostatics) or be a physician. For candidates who are otherwise prepared to carry out the duties of a public health director, the county or district board of health may substitute year for year professional public health work experience for academic requirements or academic preparation for experience requirements.   

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Additional Qualifications:
•    Valid Driver’s License
•    Demonstrated leadership skills, strong communication and computer skills.
•    Prior to hire, finalists will be required to pass a background investigation and drug screening

Salary Range: $75,000-$85,000 DOE, FLSA Status: Exempt, Full County benefits. Click here to access the Alamosa County Employee Benefit Guide.

Alamosa County Application form required. Applications may be picked up at the County Human Resource Office 8900-A Independence Way or Download Application here. Inquiries may be directed to (719) 587-5166.

Completed applications may be e-mailed to

Status: Active

Posted On: 07/01/2021
Closing On: Until filled
Department: Public Health Department
Location: 8900-A Independence Way, Alamosa, CO