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We protect lives.
Are you looking to leverage your skills to impact the Georgia community? Look no further than the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH). We are dedicated to enhancing the lives of all Georgia residents through disease prevention, health improvement, and disaster response. No matter the role, join us as we continue to protect the lives of all residents.
A career at DPH offers the opportunity to be a part of all that public health offers for Georgians, but the benefits do not stop there. As a DPH employee, additional benefits include:
Build your career where it matters and protect lives in the community where you live, work, and play
Collaborative and inclusive way of working where employees share ideas and leverage collective strengths
Unique culture of active engagement and problem-solving no matter your role
Experience flexibility in how you work so that you can be your best self for you and Georgia residents
Be a part of making an impact in public health alongside dedicated people just like you
Countless opportunities for continuous learning/ development that support a long-term career
DPH has internship opportunities that allow you to put learning into practice while gaining valuable, hands-on experience. Explore the various opportunities for you at DPH today.
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"After working in the private sector for more than 20 years, I wanted to work in a place where I can contribute to the greater good. Working with DPH has afforded me the flexibility and time to achieve a work-life balance while using my design skills. Good design can literally save lives."
One Health Epidemiology Director
"Working at DPH provided an opportunity to sustainably contribute to a community locally and a supportive and driven "family" of fellow epidemiologists. The day I entered DPH, I wasn't sure how the experience would fit into my future as a public health professional, but I found a home quickly and have a hard time picturing myself anywhere else.”
Environmental Health Program Director
“[As part of DPH’s programs] for tourist accommodations, body art, and public swimming pool facilities, our goal is to help reduce risks and hazards associated with unsanitary conditions that may cause disease or injury to the public. Knowing that we play a part in moving public health forward makes my work meaningful.”