Public Health Emergency Preparedness Clerk

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Job Opening: Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Clerk
Department: Health Department
Unit: Population Health
Bargaining (B) or Non-Bargaining (NB): NB
Salary: $45,000 (Non-exempt)

The Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Clerk will work under the supervision of and in coordination and cooperation with MCM Emergency Planner and PHEP Coordinator. They will support the programmatic activities that strengthen the Delaware County’s PHEP capabilities.

Duties of Position

Manage the collection, entry, and maintenance of Delaware County MCM stakeholder contact data including OPEN and CLOSED Point of Dispensing (POD) contacts, Local Distribution Sites (LDS)

Create, maintain, and communicate meeting, training, and exercise agendas, minutes, and schedule

Maintain and update hard copy planning documents, memorandums of understanding, contracts, contacts, addendums, and checklists

Interact with the Health Department for administrative support

Coordinate facility, internet, and other office administration tasks

Support PHEP and MCM planning, training, and exercises.

Support the PHEP and MCM program through off-site support

Drive and operate all Delaware County Emergency Services and Delaware County Health Department equipment and vehicles

Utilize radio and other equipment to communicate during emergency and daily operations

Support the disaster and emergency response efforts

Support EOC operations as assigned

Support Population Health, Health Department, and County initiatives and activities

Perform other duties, tasks, and special projects, as required


High School Diploma or equivalent

Three years of experience in administration, data management, communications, public health emergency preparedness, emergency management field and/or military service

Experience using Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.

Experience working with data management systems.

Ability to maintain confidential information and handle confidential matters

Ability to follow protocol, procedures, guidelines

Able to carry out written or verbal instructions

A strong work ethic and ability to manage a demanding workload

Strong relationship-building skills. Ability to work independently and as a member of a highly productive team

Exercises good judgment, courtesy and professionalism in dealings with others


Detail-oriented/willingness to live in the weeds

Complex problem-solver

Excellent analytical, computational, customer service, and organizational skills

Ability to utilize personal vehicle to travel to points away from the normal work location to fulfill the obligations of the position


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, lift or carry items, drive a vehicle during working hours, and talk or hear. Occasionally, the employee will need to stand; reach or work with arms above shoulders; bend, twist or rotate at the waist; kneel, stoop, crouch or squat; climb stairs; push items; work with machinery; and work with an uncommon level of noise. On rare occasions, the employee will need to crawl.


Ability to work extended hours, as necessary

Requires 24/7/365 availability for emergency situations


Monday through Friday 8:30AM-4:30PM and on call essential employee.


To apply, please fill out our online application form.

Contact Us

  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000

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