Environmental Epidemiologist

City and County of Broomfield logoCompany:  City and County of Broomfield, Colorado 

Location:   Broomfield, CO

Date Posted:  November 15, 2019

Application Deadline:   December 12, 2019

Employment Type:  Full time

Salary:  $57,137.60 – $84,281.60 Annually 


Environmental Epidemiologist 

About the Position

The position will serve in the traditional role of an epidemiologist including the study of the distribution and causes of disease, working to understand or control health problems, and integrating experiments, risk assessments, statistical analysis, surveys, and interviews to study disease patterns. Environmental epidemiologists study diseases that are known or suspected to be caused by environmental factors.

This position serves primarily to support the functions and growth of Broomfield Public Health and Environment (PHE) related to Oil and Gas Development within the City and County of Broomfield. The position is expected to meet the key elements of an environmental epidemiologist with a particular emphasis on the impacts of Oil and Gas development on the citizens of the City and County including direct outreach through community education and policy development.

  • Reviews environmental complaints related to oil and gas to develop case definitions and determine commonality of impacts.
  • Communicates directly with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment on investigations and ensures effective sharing and processing of relevant data. Through this interaction, the incumbent will be able to speak to the specific local concerns in Broomfield related to Oil and Gas Development.
  • Serves as an independent investigator of concerns to provide unbiased, fact based information related to Oil and Gas development to allow policy makers to make informed decisions.
  • Develops appropriate policies, information gathering tools (surveys, checklists, etc.)and procedures for Environmental Epidemiology within the City and County.

Qualifications

Training – A Bachelor's degree in Community Public Health, Epidemiology, Research Analyst or a closely related field.

Experience - Three years of progressively responsible experience in epidemiological, community health, or research analysis experience of which one year must have been in a lead worker or project leadership role.

How to Apply

Please apply online through the City and County website located here: 
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/broomfield/jobs/2632581/environmental-epidemiologist