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The Jackson County Health Department is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and highly educated workforce.

Why Jackson County Health Department?

  • Proudly provides an array of public health services to our community.

  • Actively reaching towards National Public Health Accreditation status though the Public Health Accreditation Board.

  • Located in the heart of Jackson County, close to many local eateries and providing great walkability for breaks.

  • Provides and allows for various local and out-of-state training and development opportunities, as well as tuition reimbursement to those who qualify.

  • Supports staff when personal needs occur and provides a family-friendly environment.

  • Full time employees initially earn 15 sick, 10 vacation, 4 personal days, and paid holidays for 14 federal holidays.

  • Provides flexibility in the 40 hour work week.

  • Offers affordable health, dental & vision insurance (free dental insurance for full time staff).

  • Offers an excellent public retirement system contribution and optional deferred compensation programs.

  • Offers discounted YMCA membership and county wellness programs.

Current Openings:

Please submit your resume with our application forms.


Katelyn Welch

Director of Administrative Services

740-286-5094 ext. 2823

Volunteers and Students

To be considered for a student or volunteer opportunity, or to determine if we can create an experience for you, please email the following:


  1. Your name

  2. Name of your school (if applicable)

  3. Your course of study (if applicable)

  4. Your year in school (if applicable)

  5. What you would specifically like to do here at the Health District and why

  6. When you would like this experience to start and end

  7. What your availability would be

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