Employment Opportunities

Temporary COVID-19 Generalist

Mercer County Health District seeks a part-time or full-time temporary COVID-19 generalist to participate in COVID-19 response operations.  Duties include maintaining spreadsheets, entering data into web-based reporting and tracking systems, conducting case interviews, and sending out electronic and paper correspondence to individuals who are in isolation or quarantine as a result of COVID-19 infection.


Completion of secondary education or equivalent (high school or GED); associates degree preferred; minimum two (2) years general office experience 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).

Pay range for this position is $11.50-15.00 per hour.  Interested applicants must send resume and cover letter to jmenchhofer@mchdohio.org by the end of the day September 24, 2021.  For more information, call 419-586-3251, ext. 1455.


Assistant Director of Nursing

Mercer County Health District seeks a full time Assistant Director of Nursing.  Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, this position assists with planning, administration, and supervision of public health nursing operations. The Assistant Director of Nursing represents the Health Services Division in various interactions with public officials, civic and professional groups, and the community. The Assistant Director of Nursing performs the duties of the Director of Nursing in the Director’s absence.


Bachelor Degree in nursing, nursing administration, public health or directly related field from an accredited college or university.   Minimum five (3) years of experience in public health nursing with progressive level of responsibility including two (1) year supervision and direction of others or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must have ability to operate standard office equipment (e.g., computer, printer, telephone, copier, fax machine, etc.)

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations:

Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Ohio.  Must maintain a valid State of Ohio driver’s license and maintain insurability according to Mercer County policy.  The following will be required within six months of hire: 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 Trains, Ohio Responds, and Impact SIIS.


Health Insurance starting on first day of hire. Public Employee Retirement System. Paid vacation and sick time, and all major holidays.

This is a Monday through Friday 40-hour per week position during normal circumstances, with additional hours required at times during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Starting pay range is $21.00-28.00 per hour.  Interested applicants must submit a resume to Julie Shaffer RN Director of Nursing jshaffer@mchdohio.org by September 24, 2020.  For more information, call 419-586-3251 ext. 1464.

Job Applications can be downloaded here: Mercer County Employment Application