Alexandria, City of

The City of Alexandria is located in northern Virginia and is bordered by the District of Columbia (Potomac River), Arlington and Fairfax counties. With a population of approximately 150,000 and a land area of 15.75 square miles, Alexandria is the seventh largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Alexandria has a charming waterfront and is a unique and historic place to live and work.  About one-quarter of the City's square miles have been designated as a national or local historic district.  We proudly embrace our rich history and seize the endless opportunities that lie ahead. 
Alexandria, City of Alexandria, VA, USA
Apr 16, 2018
Full time
  If you are interested in working for the vibrant City of Alexandria, we invite qualified candidates to apply for our   Environmental Health Outreach Specialist   position. What we do and how we do it is driven by our 4 Guiding Principles: Aligning the work we do with our strategic plan Executing against our strategy and ensuring accountability for our results Promoting and encouraging a culture of leadership and ownership at all levels of the organization Promoting a culture of service excellence, creativity and entrepreneurship    An Overview   Alexandria Health Department (AHD) is seeking an experienced, self-motivated candidate to join our team as an Environmental Health Outreach Specialist. This position will investigate bite reports to prevent the spread of rabies within our community, manage mosquito complaints, and be responsible for championing outreach efforts within the City.   What You Should Bring   The ideal candidate will have a passion for promoting public health and have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing as well as the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with property owners, residents, other Health Department staff, and the general public.   The Opportunity – Examples of Work Provides education and outreach to the community on environmental health issues. Works with City partners to identify outreach opportunity across the agency. Partners with the Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities Department to deliver health education materials to parks and recreational venues throughout the city. Creates content for dissemination via website and various City social media platforms. Researches, creates and makes presentations Assists in the preparation of reports, correspondence and other administrative tasks Investigates bite reports, data entry, working with community partners to provide outreach and training opportunities. Partners with the Alexandria Animal Welfare League to support rabies prevention through outreach activities. Provides initial response to mosquito complaints; and, Performs related work as required. Closing 4/22/2018 11:59 PM Eastern Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com And always apply early because employers may close the job listing early.