Employment & Internships

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Our work breaks down into three main categories:

  • Supporting the health of all who live in and visit Dane County
  • Protecting the environment
  • Working with community partners to improve health and prevent health inequities

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

Current Employment Opportunities

  • LTE Public Health Field Staff (continuous). We are hiring 2 LTE Water Quality Field Staff and 2 LTE Vector Control Technicians. Water Quality Field Staff will be responsible for collection and analysis of beach water quality samples. They will also perform basic microbiological analysis on drinking water and other samples as needed. Vector Control Technicians will perform field sampling of water for mosquito larvae; identify mosquitoes in the lab and perform data entry; conduct adult mosquito surveillance and perform larval mosquito control as needed. They will also collect ticks through established protocols, identification to species, and data entry.
  • Violence Intervention and Outreach Coordinator (closes 5/24/2024). The person in this position serves as a lead worker for the Violence Intervention team and works to intervene in and mediate conflicts that have the potential to lead to violence, and provides supports to individuals who are at risk for involvement in violence, with a special focus on gun violence. Serves as a liaison between PHMDC and other partners in the community conducting violence intervention work, including: connecting directly with those who are at risk of or currently engaging in violence; developing and conducting assessments using appropriate intervention techniques; and evaluating the effectiveness of interventions. 
  • LTE Public Health Specialist - Workforce Development (continuous). The person in this position will play a pivotal role in supporting various workforce development projects within Public Health, specifically working closely with the Public Health team to support the implementation of a new Learning Management System (LMS), enhance workforce development policies and procedures, establish a sustainable internship program across PHMDC, and actively participate as a member of the Optimal Climate Team.
  • LTE Public Health Specialist - Organizational Effectiveness (continuous). The person in this position will work closely with the Director of Operations and Executive Leadership Team to plan, execute, and complete projects designed to improve agency interconnectedness and maximize organizational performance. Specifically, they will support development of internal Public Health policies and procedures, support communications regarding the 2025 Operating Budget, implement methods to improve internal communication, collaboration and transparency about agency-wide initiatives and decisions, and research emerging public health issues and related administrative implications of the issues. 


There are no internships currently available. 

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