employee holding two thumbs upWe work with the community to enhance, protect, and promote the health of the environment and the well-being of all who live in or visit Dane County. We strive to operate with health and racial equity as a core value and strategic priority to make sure health outcomes in Dane County are not determined by race or other group status.

We value the strengths, perspectives, and contributions of a diverse workforce and community. Come join us!

Current Employment Opportunities

Dietetic Specialist  (closes 5/20/22)
This position provides administrative, clinical, nutrition, and breastfeeding support to the our Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program. Work includes nutrition screening, counseling and education of low-nutritional risk participants of the WIC Program. 

Public Health Nurse  (closes 5/20/22)
This position uses principles of epidemiology, community assessment and scientific research to identify opportunities for primary prevention education and to participate in surveillance, prevention, control and follow-up for communicable and chronic diseases. 

Violence Prevention Grant Program Specialist  (closes 5/20/2022)
This position is primarily responsible for managing our Violence Prevention grant program for violence prevention, intervention and healing services funded under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and other related funding sources to achieve program goals and objectives related to the Madison and Dane County Violence Prevention Roadmap to Reducing Violence. 

Immunization Coordinator - Project  (closes 5/27/2022)

This position is responsible professional public health work in the development, coordination, and implementation of efforts to improve vaccination rates in the community, and serves as lead worker to other program staff.


We are committed to helping build tomorrow's public health work force. Periodically we have opportunities for unpaid internships to provide interns with practical experience and exposure to working in a local public health department.

Please complete the form below if you are interested in an internship opportunity.
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