The Delaware General Health District is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and highly educated workforce.Why Delaware General Health District?

  • Provides an array of progressive public health services that greatly benefit our communities.
  • Is one of the few health departments in the state and country to be nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board since 2013.
  • Helped Delaware County capture the No. 1 spot among Ohio’s 88 counties in health rankings and outcomes in 2015.
  • Is located in the heart of downtown Delaware, offering many unique eateries for lunch and great walkability for breaks.

Growth and Development

  • Provides and allows for various local and out-of-state training and development opportunities, as well as tuition reimbursement to those who qualify.
  • Supports internal growth opportunities and has a mentoring program in place.
  • Provides annual pay increases for staff who receive a core performance appraisal.
  • Conducts a salary survey biannually to ensure competitiveness of pay scale.
  • Provides fun all-day, off-site educational conferences for our staff.

Work-life Balance & Support

  • Supports staff when personal needs occur and provides a family-friendly environment.
  • Full-time employees initially receive 15 sick, 12 vacation, 3 personal, and 12.5 holiday/admin paid days off per year, with opportunity to gain additional vacation and personal time (prorated for part time).
  • Provides the possibility of an alternative work schedule and accrued time.

Benefits & Other Perks

  • Offers affordable health, dental & vision insurance (free dental insurance for staff).
  • Offers an excellent public retirement system contribution and optional deferred compensation programs.
  • Provides free immunizations, health coaching and an employee assistance program.
  • Offers free gym memberships and wellness rewards to those who are on our insurance plan.
  • Offers a $300 match to employees for their flex spending account or for purchases made to support wellness.

Current Openings:

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Amy Whitney

To be considered for a student or volunteer opportunity, or to determine if we can create an experience for you, please email the following:
  • Your name
  • Name of your school (if applicable)
  • Your course of study (if applicable)
  • Your year in school (if applicable)
  • What you would specifically like to do here at the Health District and why
  • When you would like this experience to start and end
  • What your availability would be