The West Virginia Division of Personnel invites applications for the position of: Local Health Administrator 1 – Jefferson County Health Department

SALARY: $3,064.92 – $5,670.08 Monthly
$36,779.00 – $68,041.00 Annually
DEPARTMENT: HD19-Jefferson County Health Department
OPENING DATE: 05/18/20
CLOSING DATE: 06/02/20 11:59 PM
Jefferson County Health Department, Jefferson County – Performs responsible administrative, financial, and personnel work in the operation of the Jefferson County Health Department. Incumbent is responsible for the development and implementation of local health services; assures compliance with federal, state and local laws; interprets programs needs and objectives; incumbent is held responsible for the efficient and effective utilization of fiscal and personnel resources in the delivery of health services; supervises professional, technical and clerical personnel. Reports to the local Board of Health and the Health Officer. Performs related work as required.

Click The APPLY Link To Apply Online.  Do not use a paper application unless you cannot apply online. If you must use a paper application due to disability or other valid reason, please call 304-558-3950 (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM) for special instructions. 

IMPORTANT: Your eligible score will be based on information provided in your application; therefore, make sure your application is detailed and complete. You may attach a resume and other documents; however, you should NEVER enter “See Resume” on the application. You MUST complete ALL parts of the application, including the Work Experience section.
ATTENTION: Applicant MUST VERIFY POST-HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION (DIPLOMAS, DEGREES, etc.), TRAINING, or LICENSURE EARNED pertaining to this position BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THE POSTING, if not previously verified. It may ONLY be in the form of a copy of an OFFICIAL transcript or diploma. If you are claiming Veteran’s preference, please submit “MEMBER 4” form and/or your VA Letter. DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE and you will not be considered for this vacancy.  Please attach documents to the online application before submitting it. Or, you may email it to: or by FAX to 304-957-0396, or by mail to: WV Division of Personnel, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Building 3, Suite 500, Charleston, WV 25305.
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As a condition of employment, an inquiry into job-related information will be completed which may include, but not limited to, criminal records, abuse registry records, driving records, employment history, and education and training.  Failing to cooperate with this process, providing false or incomplete information, and/or discovery of disqualifying information may result in denial of or dismissal from employment or denial of transfer irrespective of when discovered.


Training: Baccalaureate degree in community health, health administration, nursing, or public or business administration.

Substitution: Qualifying experience as described below may substitute for the required training on a year-for-year basis.

Experience: Four years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid professional, administrative or supervisory experience in business or public administration, public health administration, primary care or hospital administration or nursing.

Substitution: Master’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in public health, public or business administration, counseling and guidance, or health related field may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.



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