Data Analyst II – Department of Public Health and Environment

City and County of Denver
Published
September 10, 2021
Location
Denver, CO
Job Type
 

Description

About Our Job

Employment Requirement: City Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 30, 2021. All persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment.

This position will accept applications until September 29, 2021.

This is a limited position with an expected end date of June 30, 2023.

Denver's Department of Public Health and Environment (DDPHE) is dedicated to advancing Denver's environmental and public health goals. DDPHE works collaboratively with city, state and community partners to conduct education, community engagement, and enforcement to promote healthy people, healthy pets, and a sustainable environment. DDPHE oversees a number of services related to public health and the environment and is comprised of six divisions: the Division of Administration; Community & Behavioral Health; Public Health Investigations; Denver Animal Protection; the Office of Medical Examiner; and Environmental Quality. For more information on DDPHE's programs and services, visit the DDPHE website at: Denver Department of Public Health and Environment.

Community & Behavioral Health promotes population health and health equity by developing, implementing, and evaluating sustainable, evidence-based public health policies, interventions, and systems. The Division conducts multiple types of health-related assessments; creates, implements and evaluates the City's Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP); and develops policies and initiatives aimed at improving the health of Denver residents while advancing equity at all levels. The Denver Office of HIV Resources (DOHR) resides within the Division of Community Health and administers Ryan White CARE Act funds. DOHR provides funding in various service categories to provide a comprehensive continuum of care for people living with HIV/AIDS. Additional information and resources can be found on the Division's website at: DDPHE: Community and Behavioral Health.

The Community and Behavioral Health team has an opening for a Data Analyst II. Job duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • This position will support the CDC grant funded efforts to respond to COVID-19
  • Conduct evaluation and data analysis for activities in the CDC grant workplan
  • Assess and inventory existing COVID-19 specific data sources and other public health data to inform grant activities
  • Collaborate with community outreach coordinator and community health workers to fulfill grant deliverables
  • Incorporate a health equity lens into all work
  • Translate data trends and findings to varied audiences including city leadership and the public
  • Create data visualizations to illustrate COVID-19 trends, particularly as they relate to the effects of COVID-19 on historically oppressed populations
  • Participate in community listening sessions to make data and COVID-19 related city activities more accessible and relevant for historically oppressed populations in Denver
  • Inform city decision-making through use of data analysis and visualization
  • Create an evaluation plan for grant activities to measure and track effectiveness of the intended work
  • Along with all department staff, this position will actively participate on an emergency preparedness and response team to support DDPHE's responsibilities outlined in the City's Emergency Operations Plan. This may require being 'on-call' from time to time to help respond to emergencies. Additional training commensurate with assigned duties will be provided.
  • Other duties as assigned

About You

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Familiarity with public health data sources and COVID-19 specific data sources is a plus
  • Experience with Stata, SAS, SPSS, or another analysis software
  • Process and outcome evaluation experience
  • Experience with data visualization platforms such as PowerBI or Tableau
  • Strong collaboration, organization, and writing skills
  • Ability to conduct and facilitate community listening sessions with an equity lens
  • Experience working with historically oppressed populations
  • Strong skills in Excel
  • Ability to clean and manipulate large datasets and bring multiple datasets together to tell a compelling story

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

  • Education requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, Engineering, Early Childhood Education, Nursing, Natural, Physical, and Life Science or a related field.
  • Experience Requirement: Three (3) years of professional experience conducting research and analysis on a variety of environmental or public health issues or conducting environmental or public health inspections and investigations to ensure compliance with regulations and standards.
  • Education/Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.
  • License/Certifications: Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application.
  • Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.

To be considered for this position, you must include the following on your job application (upload the attachment(s) to the Resume/CV section on the My Experience tab):

  • Cover letter and Resume

About Everything Else

Job Profile
CE2267 Environmental Public Health Analyst II
To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here.

Position Type
Limited (Fixed Term)

Position Salary Range
$71,457.00 - $117,905.00

Starting Pay
$82,000 - $85,000 per year

Agency
Dept of Public Health & Environment

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

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