Why Work in the Field of Public Health?

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Picking a career path can be a big decision.  Since you're here you've probably asked yourself, "Why would I want to work in Public Health?". Besides the amazing people, we might be biased, there are a multitude of reasons to work in Public Health.
10 Essential Public Health Services

The Importance is Clear.

Working in the field of governmental public health allows you to make a difference in the lives of your community. Public health’s goal is to promote the conditions that allow all of us to live our healthiest lives. Everyday we strive to employ the 10 essential public health services in order to protect and promote the health of all people in all communities.
Learn about the 10 essential public health services

The Benefits

As a governmental public health employee the benefit options are second to none, from the Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System (IPERS) to Public Service Loan Forgiveness and so much more!  You are doing important work, it is equally important that you and your family are cared for.
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Current Openings

complete the online job application as well as the mandatory county application (found by clicking the image to the right).
Disease Prevention Specialist 1

Full-time

Salary - $25.96-$30.76 an hour

Qualifications - License as a registered nurse in the state of Iowa (required)

If you are a nurse looking for a career that offers work-life balance, professional development, and the chance to contribute to the health of your community, then look no further.

click here to apply online!

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Along with completing the online job application, all applicants must complete and submit the mandatory County application.  Click the image above to download and complete your County application, then click the button below and attach your completed County application to be sent to human resources.
Click here to email human resources

Contact Us

2570 4th St SW, Suite 1
Mason City, IA 50401
(641) 421-9300
Toll-Free: 1 (888) 264-2581
Available 24/7 to report health emergencies
(641) 450-0895