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Job Title: Section Chief (Public Service Admnistrator, Opt 6G)
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Organization: Illinois Department of Public Health
Posted: 10/12/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Springfield,  IL    USA
Compensation: $73,692 - $113,665 (salary range)
Position Description: The Illinois Department of Public Health seeks a Public Service Administrator, Option 6G within the Office of Preparedness and Response/Division of Emergency Medical Systems (EMS) and Highway Safety who will serve as Section Chief of the Ambulance, Education and Licensing Section; manage all aspects of ambulance and specialized EMS vehicle compliance program and testing, licensing and education of pre-hospital personnel; execute ambulance inspection procedures across the state; coordinate and implement education requirements of the professional licenses and certifications issued by the Division. The selected candidate serves as supervisor.

Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Registered Nursing, Epidemiology, Occupational Health, Safety Engineering, Environmental or Physical Sciences or a related field plus four years of professional experience related to disaster preparedness or emergency response, communications and coordination, emergency medical services/response bio-terrorism or weapons of mass destruction. Requires experience with training and education of EMT’s, MD’s, nurses, on weapons of mass destruction. Requires a comprehensive knowledge of EMS and EMS systems in Illinois, and service objectives, activities and operational systems. Requires the ability to travel/valid driver’s license. Requires the physical ability to climb in and out of a variety of emergency services vehicles including ambulances, helicopters, fixed wing and water craft. Excellent computer skills and work experience in Microsoft products including Word, Excel, Power-point, Access, Outlook, is highly desirable.

Organization Description: The mission of the Illinois Department of Public Health is to promote the health of the people of Illinois through the prevention and control of disease and injury. We, as a diverse public health workforce, care about the well-being of people and are guided by the following principles: • Prevention of disease and injury • Protection of food, water, air and environment • Promotion of safe and healthy communities • Scientific approaches to analyzing and solving problems • Partnership and collaboration to achieve coordinated response to community health issues • Population-based strategies to address public health issues • Individual responsibility as important to achieving healthy lifestyles • Advocacy for public health policies to improve the health of populations • Recognition of the unique value and needs of diverse populations • Innovation as essential to the practice of public health

Closing Date: 1/12/2018
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Contact Name: Carla Finley,  HR Specialist
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How to Apply: TO APPLY 1) Download the Central Management Services (CMS) Employment Application (CMS-100) @; 2) Complete the employment application indicating Public Service Administrator, Option 6G as the position title, and mail or email to:

Carla Finley, HR Specialist Illinois Department of Public Health - HR Department 535 W. Jefferson Street, 4th Floor Springfield, IL 62761 (217) 785-2031

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