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ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Junior Public Health Preparedness Specialist in Des Moines, Iowa

ICF is seeking a Junior Public Health Preparedness Specialist with demonstrated experience in the area of public health and healthcare system preparedness, emergency public health delivery, grant management, and response planning, training, exercise, and operational support. Candidates will be working independently and as part of a team to support client needs for public health preparedness and public health infrastructure grant management and technical assistance.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Masters in Public Health or related field or Bachelor’s with 3 additional years of relevant public health/healthcare emergency preparedness planning experience

  • 3+ years of practical public health or emergency preparedness and/or response experience (e.g., public health surge, infectious disease preparedness and management, epidemiology and surveillance, environmental health and surety, mass fatality, emergency operations, mass vaccination)

  • 1+ year of experience working collaboratively with local and state public health jurisdictions and emergency response partners

  • Familiarity with federal cooperative agreements and grants for public health a plus

Professional Skills:

  • Must be proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Self motivated, work independently, and have excellent writing and oral skills

  • Be conversant in national emergency management, homeland security, public health preparedness and healthcare system preparedness doctrine and policies

  • Organized, detail oriented, with ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • High level of energy and good sense of humor with the capacity for extraordinary time and effort demands.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy ( .

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law ( and Pay Transparency Statement ( .

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About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting services company with over 7,000 full and part-time employees, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn more at