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Program Analyst, Environmental Health
National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
Washington, D.C.

Date Posted: May 2, 2013
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Salary: $50,399.00 - 52,500.00
No. Hours/Week: Full-time



An Analyst is responsible for providing professional support for programs or internal functional activities and typically performs moderately difficult analysis, research, writing, and project coordination, usually under the direction of a Senior Specialist or Director. The Analyst understands policies, standards, and their application to their work. An advanced degree may be substituted for work experience on a case by case basis. The Analyst understands implications of internal and external policies that impact their position. He or she typically performs analysis, research, writing, or project management and can complete projects or components of large scale projects/programs with little supervision. An Analyst may also hold a very senior level administrative position requiring the ability to support and coordinate the office of a senior executive and communicate with internal and external stakeholders at a level commensurate with the position’s duties and expectations. Analysts may have frequent contact with outside organizations or internal customers that may involve project coordination, information sharing, or resolution of problems.



Bachelor's degree in relevant professional field with a minimum of 2-5 years of relevant experience and/or advanced technical training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, including a relevant certification. An advanced degree may be substituted for work experience. On occasion, extensive practical experience may be substituted for formal education, particularly if the technical specialty is unusually complex or when long experience has a greater value to the organization than conceptual understanding. Master’s degree in a relevant field preferred.

  • Specific content knowledge required in food safety and environmental health surveillance/tracking.
  • Experience with database development required.
  • Experience in developing webinars required.
  • Knowledge of graphic software required.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Spreadsheet and word processing software experience required.



Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume with salary requirements to: PN-159 Program Analyst, Environmental Health using the following link: For more information, visit the NACCHO Career Network (NCN).

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