Public Health Epidemiologist, SEET, Office of Public Health

Public Health Epidemiologist, SEET, Office of Public Health

Position Summary

The Section of Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology (SEET), within the Office of Public Health, Center of Community and Preventive Health, Bureau of Infectious Diseases, investigates the health effects of chemical exposures in populations. The purpose of the Louisiana Healthy Homes and Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (LHHCLPPP) is to eliminate childhood lead poisoning in Louisiana through identification and management of elevated blood lead levels in children and removal of lead sources in the environment as a means of prevention.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A master's degree in epidemiology or a related field.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Clean, modify, process, and output data (CSV, Excel) preferably in SAS;


  • Develop reports as needed by LHHCLPPP staff;


  • Understand database schemas and tables to perform and develop queries in SQL Server Management Studio;


  • Recognize and adopt best practices in reporting and analysis: data integrity, test design analysis, validation, and documentation;


  • Perform data linkages with housing, Medicaid, and other data systems;


  • Assist in identifying issues related to data quality, data sources, and data processing;


  • Troubleshoot problems related to reporting of lead data;


  • Conduct epidemiological analysis of data;


  • Conduct presentations pertaining to the program’s data to community and professional groups;


  • Participate in internal and external team meetings and assist with program reporting;


  • Obtain continuing education through personal study, training videos and speaker presentations;


  • Other duties as assigned.




  • The salary is dependent on education and experience, but the approximate range is $45,000-$60,000.


Equal Opportunity Employer