Public Health Careers – TEST2023-05-23T15:17:11-05:00

Careers with the Moultrie County Health Department

Public Health Careers

The Moultrie County Health Department (MCHD) currently employs 8-12 individuals in full-time, part-time, seasonal, and contract positions. Salaries and benefits offered by the MCHD are competitive with other public sector professional positions in Central Illinois.

The MCHD currently employs individuals in the following categories:

  • Professional Nurse
  • Professional Support Staff
  • Administrative Support Staff
  • Environmental Health

While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility, all MCHD employees are expected to demonstrate professional behavior and conduct as we work together to serve our clients and our county.

Working for the Good of Our Community

Working for the Moultrie County Health Department provides more than just a paycheck. We strive to make a positive difference in the health and well-being of the communities and residents of Moultrie County.

The Moultrie County Board of Health considers a consistently positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous, and professional attitude an essential responsibility of every position.

Individuals seeking employment with the Moultrie County Health Department must be personally motivated to carry out the mission of the Moultrie County Health Department and work toward the greater good of Moultrie County and the people we serve every day.

Applicants selected for employment must pass a criminal history check, possible motor vehicle check, drug test, references check, and education verification.

The MCHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Why Work at the Moultrie County Health Department

The Moultrie County Health Department values our employees and their families. As such, the MCHD and Moultrie County are committed to ensuring that our employees receive a comprehensive pay and benefits package.

Additionally, we provide education and development programs and opportunities for all staff.

Employee benefits vary according to full-time or part-time employment status. Benefits options for full-time employees include:

  1. Regular office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  2. 13 paid holidays per year
  3. Paid Vacation Time
  4. Paid Sick Time
  5. Paid Personal Time
  6. Group Health Insurance
  7. Dental Insurance
  8. Vision Insurance
  9. Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Pension Plan
  10. Employer-sponsored Life Insurance
  11. AFLAC benefit options
  12. Positions may qualify for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Applying for an MCHD position

Applications for employment at the Moultrie County Health Department are accepted at all times online.

All applications, whether submitted openly or in response to a specific advertised opportunity, are kept on file for two years from the date of receipt.

If the position for which you are qualified becomes open at any time, you will be notified when the job is posted. Applicant’s resumes, beginning with those already on file, will be considered in the order in which they are received.

Individuals who have successfully applied for an open position at the MCHD will be notified of their status during the hiring process.


Environmental Health Specialist

This position is responsible for implementing a comprehensive environmental health protection program in accordance with IDPH requirements for effective Private Sewage Disposal, Water Well, and Food Sanitation Safety programs.

Professional Support Staff

The Professional Support Staff (PSS) are expected to command and utilize a thorough knowledge of MCHD office programs, services, and processes to support MCHD functions. The PSS typically functions in the front office.

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