The Ideal Candidate
To be minimally qualified for this position all applicants must have an bachelor's degree; and at least one (1) year of relevant experience.
To be considered an ideal candidate, applicants must possess the above as well as: excellent customer service and communication skills (both verbal and written); proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, the ability to enter and manage data electronically in databases such as RedCap, and the ability to learn and use online systems; highly organized and detail-oriented; ability to understand and carry out complex processes and tasks; ability to problem-solve independently; works collaboratively with colleagues; experience managing staff or volunteers .
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 that this is a 90 day temporary position with the possibility of an extension.
36-40 hours per week. Must be flexible with hours: There may be a need to work as early as 7:15 or as late as 5:30. The ideal candidate is willing to regularly work weekends and additional hours when needed to complete tasks or work at vaccination events.
Primarily on site at the health department or at PODs, with telework possible pending probationary period.