Employment Opportunities


Environmental Health Sanitarian - Charlevoix/Antrim County

The challenging and rewarding full time position is the primary contact for the on-site Environmental Health Services programs in Antrim and Charlevoix counties, acts as a professional representative of the Health Department of Northwest Michigan, and is responsible for the execution of general environmental health programs, such as, but not limited to:
› the on-site sewage and water supply programs
› nuisance complaints
› mobile home parks
› campgrounds
› swimming pools
› DHHS and other licensed facility inspections
› regulation enforcement and compliance associated with these programs
› involvement in Public Health Emergency Preparedness exercises

Possession of a Bachelor's degree in environmental health, science, engineering, or related field is required, with Michigan or Nationally Registered applicants highly desired. One to three years of environmental health inspection and compliance activities is preferred, although no specific prior experience is required. Possession of a valid Michigan vehicle operator's license and current automobile insurance is necessary.

The Health Department of Northwest Michigan offers a competitive wage, an excellent benefit package, and generous paid time off.

Qualified applicants should submit their (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) HDNW Employment Application to careers@nwhealth.org for consideration. This position will remain open until filled, with first consideration given to applications received by Friday, June 30.


Social Worker - Gaylord

An exciting, team-based position is available at the Health Department of Northwest Michigan providing individual and group mental health services to children and adolescents at the Gaylord Blue Devil Wellness Center. This position is part of a multidisciplinary team and may work with clients and families across additional health department programs. Current LMSW license preferred, limited licensure may be considered. Experience with electronic medical records and mental health billing preferred.

Qualified applicants who enjoy working with families, children & adolescents as a team member in an independent, integrated care setting should submit their (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) HDNW Employment Application to careers@nwhealth.org for consideration. This position will remain open until filled, with first consideration given to applications received by Friday, July 6, 2018.


Public Health Nurse - Home Visitor

This is a challenging and rewarding position working with pregnant women and families with young children, and is responsible for initiating and maintaining regular and long term contact/support with families. These relationships are directed at assisting in strengthening the parent-child relationship, assisting parents in improving their skills to optimize the home environment, improving the family support system, and increasing the family's ability to problem solve and assume the role of advocate for themselves and their children. Public Health Nurses also conduct WIC & Immunization clinics and are involved with their community at large.

Nursing experience in pediatrics, obstetrics or community health nursing is preferred, but not required. Applicants must hold a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan. BSN preferred. A valid driver's license and automobile insurance are also required.

This is a full time position, working in both Charlevoix and Emmet Counties. We offer day schedules (occasional evenings) with no weekends or holidays, competitive wages, generous time off, and an excellent benefit plan. If you are interested in nursing that focuses on education and making a difference in the lives of families, we want to talk with you. Qualified applicants can submit (1) HDNW job application, (2) cover letter, and (3) resume to careers@nwhealth.org. This position will remain open until filled, with applications received by Friday, July 20 receiving first consideration.


Public Health Nurse

This is a challenging and rewarding position working with pregnant women and families with young children. Public Health Nurses also conduct WIC & Immunization clinics and are involved with their community at large.

Nursing experience in pediatrics, obstetrics or community health nursing is preferred, but not required. Applicants must hold a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan. BSN preferred. A valid driver's license and automobile insurance are also required.

This is a full time position, working in Charlevoix County. We offer day schedules (occasional evenings) with no weekends or holidays, competitive wages, generous time off, and an excellent benefit plan. If you are interested in nursing that focuses on education and making a difference in the lives of families, please send your (1) resume, (2) cover letter, and (3) job application to careers@nwhealth.org by Friday, July 27th.


Social Worker - Boyne City

An exciting, team-based position is available at the Health Department of Northwest Michigan providing individual and group mental health services to children and adolescents at the Boyne City High School. This school year position is part of a multidisciplinary team and may work with clients and families across additional health department programs. Current LMSW license preferred, limited licensure may be considered. Experience with electronic medical records and mental health billing preferred.

Qualified applicants who enjoy working with families, children & adolescents as a team member in an independent, integrated care setting should submit their (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) HDNW Employment Application to careers@nwhealth.org for consideration. This position will remain open until filled, with first consideration given to applications received by Friday, July 27, 2018.

Health Department of Northwest Michigan is an equal opportunity employer.


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