Employment Opportunities

Full-time Registrar/Clerical Specialist

Mercer County Health District seeks a Registrar/Clerical Specialist.  Registrar duties include managing records, assisting the public, registering and maintaining birth and death certificates, approving burial/cremation permits, preparing affidavits and record corrections, and preparing annual statistical data for the health district and the District Advisory council.  Clerical duties include receiving, screening and transferring phone calls, greeting customers and scheduling appointments, performing other general clerical tasks and working on special projects as assigned.


Completion of secondary education or equivalent (high school or GED); associates degree preferred; minimum two (2) years general office experience preferably in a health department setting or an equivalent combination of training, education, and experience. Must have ability to operate standard office equipment (e.g., computer, telephone, copier, fax machine, etc.). Must also be proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, and PowerPoint).

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations:

Completion of National Incident Management System (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) 100, 200, 700, 800, and 120a certifications, OPHCS and MARCS training, registered in Ohio Train, Ohio Responds, Integrated Perinatal Health Information Systems (IPHIS), Electronic Death Registration System (EDRS), and any other applicable electronic systems completed within six months of appointment. Must be a Notary Public. Must maintain a valid Ohio Driver’s license and maintain insurability according to the Mercer County policy.

This is a Monday through Friday 40-hour per week position.  Pay range is $11.50-18.50.  To apply, e-mail resume to Jason Menchhofer at jmenchhofer@mchdohio.org.


Part-time Emergency Response Coordinator (approximately 24 hours per week)


Pay range- $12.50/hour – $19.50/hour

Vacation/Sick Time


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Creates and collaborates on emergency preparedness response plans with county partners in accordance with the PHEP (Public Health Emergency Preparedness) Grant.

Recruits and coordinates MRC (Medical Reserve Corps) volunteers. Provides volunteer trainings, events, newsletters, and educational materials. Maintains current and accurate record of all credentialed volunteers and training (e.g., background checks, certifications, registration, etc.) every three years.

Collaborates in planning and leads Mercer County Healthcare Disaster Preparedness Coalition (MCHDPC) meetings.

Assesses public health personnel training needs for emergency preparedness and response.

Promotes, provides and maintains records of education, training, and services to community partners, organizations and Health District employees.

Participates in community activities as a representative of the agency. Answers initial questions regarding basic information from the media about public health emergencies.

Focuses on emotional intelligence as a fundamental element through self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management.

Participates in planning and coordination of Tabletop, Functional and Full-Scale exercises.

Assists in the development of policies and procedures. Participates in grants as needed.

Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.

Attends professional education and training sessions, seminars and workshops, as directed.

Maintains confidentiality as appropriate under the Health District policy and applicable statutes.

Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in nursing, education, health, biological sciences, or closely related field, preferred; three (3) years experience in community health, staff development/education, communicable disease prevention.

Working with volunteers and excellent customer service are required.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, and PowerPoint).

Must maintain a valid State of Ohio driver’s license and good driving record. Must maintain insurability according to Mercer County policy.

May be required to travel to off-site locations. Employees may be required to work weekend and/or evening hours as necessary. Most work is conducted in an office setting. Employees may be required to lift, climb, bend, twist, kneel, squat, stand, push/pull or lift up to 50lbs.

To apply email resume to jmenchhofer@mchdohio.org.

Job Applications can be down loaded here: Mercer County Employment Application