SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES APPLICATION PORTAL FOR 141 POSITIONS AS PART OF THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT’S COVID-19 EXPANSION
Memphis, TN – On Monday, May 18, 2020, the Shelby County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution for the expansion of Shelby County Health Department’s COVID-19 response. This expansion will allow the health department to hire 141 employees that are singularly devoted to confronting COVID-19. Today Shelby County’s Human Resources Department launched the application portal for the new positions, which include administrative staff, strike teams, epidemiologists, nurses, case investigators, enforcement and compliance investigators, data entry and training personnel, testing teams, and more.
Interested candidates can apply by logging on to Shelby County Government Careers website at https://tn-shelbycounty.civicplushrms.com/careers/ or by clicking: SCG COVID-19 Careers
Shelby County Human Resources Administrator Steven Massie: “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.”
Shelby County Health Department Director Dr. Alisa Haushalter: “I would like to thank the Shelby County Board of Commissioners for supporting this expansion. The health department is fully committed to responding to the current public health crisis occurring in our communities; however, we know that our current staffing capacity is limited. The purpose of this expansion is to add needed support, which will allow us to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all in Shelby County.”
Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris: “Broadening our public health capacity is an essential part of our strategy to help prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus in Shelby County. This expansion is an enormous task, and that’s why we are grateful to our Commissioners for moving this task forward.”
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