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Health Communicator

Health Communicator

Health Communicator

Georgia Department of Public Health
Atlanta, GA

Job details

Job Type


Pay Grade: L

This is a Federal Grant Funded position that is subject to available funding.

This position is TEMPORARILY remote and is subject to change.

Connect passion with purpose.
The Georgia Department of Public Health is the lead agency entrusted by the people of Georgia to proudly protect lives and promote healthy lifestyles in diverse communities statewide. We are committed to the health of the population of Georgia as our work impacts past, present and future generations.

What we offer.
Enjoy a generous benefits package that includes a flexible work schedule, unique training opportunities, engaging worksite wellness events, wellness breaks, lactation rooms, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 13 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance; in addition to telework opportunities depending on the position.

Make your mark in public service.
As an accredited public health department, we're seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Immunization Health Communicator with the Immunization Program under the Division of Medical and Clinical Services in Atlanta, Georgia.

Won't you join us?
Under limited supervision, develops and implements campaigns and communication programs for social or community outreach. Leads and develops strategic planning efforts, and creates/d

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Immunization Program Director, the Immunization Health Communicator serves as the primary contact between the Georgia Immunization Program and our internal and external stakeholders. This position will lead community outreach planning and initiatives, partnership/stakeholder engagement and analysis, event planning and strategies, and training/learning management activities for the Pandemic Vaccine Section within the Immunization Program.


  • Provides consultative services and technical assistance for community outreach and partnership initiatives, outreach materials, presentations, and messaging
  • Provides consultative services and technical assistance and support for Immunization Program and Pandemic Vaccine Section event and conference planning and execution including venue, technology, registration, etc.
  • Develops and maintains agency standards, guidelines and branding for event planning and management
  • Work with the Pandemic Program Supervisor to develop and implement long and short-term communication strategies for the Pandemic Vaccine Section
  • Work with Immunization Managers to develop and implement long and short-term communication strategies for their assigned sections
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in communications or a related field from an accredited college or university AND Three years of communications experience
Six years of communications or related experience
One year at the lower level (GSP042) or position equivalent.

Additional Information

Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner and leaders encourages all employees to engage in regular wellness activities and to make lifestyle choices that promote health and well-being.

The use of wellness breaks during the workday is authorized to support this philosophy and assist employees in meeting their wellness goals. A maximum of 30 minutes in a given workday may be used to engage in wellness activities, generally in the form of two 15-minute breaks or one 30-minute break.

Employment Information

Current State employees are subject to State Personnel Board rules regarding salary.

DPH accepts educational credential recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or the US Department of Education (DOE) will be considered. DPH will contact educational institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.

The candidate selected for this position may be subject to pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background check.

As an employee of DPH, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.

If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to:

DPH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

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