Job portal launched for 141 new Health Department positions

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 19, 2020 8:50 AM CT | Published: May 19, 2020 8:49 AM CT

Shelby County government has launched a portal for the 141 new positions being hired as part of the Shelby County Health Department’s expansion, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The new positions include administrative staff, strike teams, epidemiologists, nurses, case investigators, enforcement and compliance investigators, data entry and training personnel and testing teams.

People interested in the jobs can apply at or SCG COVID-19 Careers.

“In preparation for the COVID-19 response ramp up, the human resources department has partnered closely with the health department to identify recruitment sources, establish interview teams, and develop a project plan to ensure effective and efficient staffing of these critical positions,” said Shelby County Human Resources Administrator Steven Massie, in a statement.



Shelby County Health Department coronavirus epidemiologists Steven Massie
Elle Perry

Elle Perry

The Memphis native and two-time University of Memphis graduate has written for publications including The Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.


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