Job family
General summary

This is an intermediate-level professional epidemiologist responsible for carrying out a broad and complex range of investigative and analytical epidemiologic activities related to the surveillance, detection, and prevention of diseases and injuries. Employees work independently or as an experienced team or project member, providing epidemiologic expertise for specific programs or more complex individual epidemiologic analyses. This level of epidemiologic work includes developing and designing methods of collecting, analyzing, and disseminating data and requires general, and in some cases specific, understanding of program processes and methods for prevention, intervention, and control of diseases of public health importance.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous level: Knowledge of current research and analytical methods related to public health and epidemiology. Ability to implement and evaluate program activities relating to the prevention and control of injuries and communicable, chronic, or environmentally induced diseases.

Typical qualifications

Master’s degree and 2 or more years of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.) 

Pay grade