The Ideal Candidate
To be minimally qualified for this position all applicants must have completed some high school courses; and 0-3 years of relevant experience.
To be considered an ideal candidate, applicants must possess the above as well as: ability to follow protocols; ability to multi-task; be flexible and function well under stressful pressured situations; ability to problem-solve independently but report issues to a supervisor; excellent communication skills with colleagues, high-level customer service skills with the public and community organizations; be willing and able to work in indoor and outdoor settings in variable weather and stand for long periods of time. Medical Reserve Corps experience is preferred.
About the Department
Alexandria Health Department (AHD) is one of 35 health districts in Virginia. As part of the Virginia Department of Health, AHD serves the residents, businesses, and visitors of Alexandria and works closely with the City of Alexandria and community partners to achieve its mission and vision. AHD's mission is "Protecting and Promoting Health and Well-Being in Our Communities" and our vision is "Healthy People, Healthier Communities." We view "health" in the broadest sense, and this drives our path towards continuous health improvement with a focus on equity of the social determinants of health.
*Please note this is a 90 day temporary position with a possibility for an extension.
Hours: Typically 7:30AM-5:30PM. Days variable and will include weekend days. Total hours per week may range from 10-40 hours. Preference given to individuals willing to work multiple shifts per week and up to 40 hours. Must be flexible with work schedule, as hours and days are subject to change depending on vaccine availability.
Will receive training in Incident Command Structure (ICS) and following chain of command, Biosafety and correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and POD (Point of Dispensing) structure and procedures