SoSi Public Health Deputy Director in Iraq
For 25 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in New York City, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
4-160418-4261: Public Health Deputy Director
Job Category Medical Professionals
Duty Location Overseas - Iraq
Type of Position Full Time
Requisition Number 4-160418-4261
SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Public Health Deputy Director. The Public Health Deputy Director will be supporting the Public Health Director to ensure establishments under the jurisdiction comply with sanitation standards and properly implement systems to control hazards from entering the food and water supply.Essential Job Duties: • Supports the Public Health Director to ensure establishments under the jurisdiction comply with sanitation standards and properly implement systems to control hazards from entering the food and water supply• Conducts preventive medicine and communicable disease control, food and water safety and sanitation• Prepares and implements disaster response programs• Conducts preventive medicine and communicable disease control programs• Conducts epidemiological investigations of communicable diseases and food and water borne disease outbreaks, and makes recommendations• Applies epidemiological and statistical methods to identify and evaluate factors increasing disease morbidity and mortality• Manages administrative aspects of communicable disease including disease detection and management control programs• Develops disease vector surveillance programs
• Master’s degree in Public Health with food and water safety experience• Minimum two years of progressively responsible experience working in public health, with demonstrated strong leadership skills• Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)• All health care providers and medical support staff must have relevant experience for at least six months out of the past yearDesired Qualifications:• Degree in in Veterinary Medicine is desirable• Deployed experience in Iraq or Afghanistan is desirable
Working Environment:• Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable• Long Hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions• Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse condition