Jackson County Health Department

Promoting Health, Preventing Illness, Protecting our Environment and Preparing for Emergencies

Human Resources



It is the policy of Jackson County Health Department to seek and employ qualified individuals and to provide equal employment opportunities for both applicants and present employees with regard to recruitment, hiring, placement, training, compensation, benefits, promotion or transfer and termination. We are dedicated to promoting employment and advancement in employment, to all qualified individuals. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, order of protection status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or unfavorable discharge from military service.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at (618) 684-3143, ext. 102.


Job Opening:  

Public Health Department Administrator

Public Health Educator 



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 415 Health Department Road

Murphysboro, IL 62966

Monday - Friday 8AM - 4PM





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After Hours Emergencies 800-875-0162