The Buffalo County Board has approved taking applications to fill a vacancy in the county's health officer and public health supervisor position.
State law requires counties to have a trained public health officer full-time with a degree from an accredited nursing program.
Buffalo County is seeking a qualified health officer and nursing supervisor with at least three years of experience in public health and preferred know-how in communicable disease prevention and control programs.
Qualifications are based on meeting state requirements of having a Level II public health department in Buffalo County.
The job pays a total wage and fringe benefit package valued at $85,700, which includes family health insurance and county retirement contributions......