Come join our team — DeKalb County Health Department plays an important role in protecting and promoting the health of our community and we have a great three-fold position – Nursing, Grants and Emergency Preparedness – for the right person!


Under the general direction of the Director of the Health Department, the qualified candidate provides a full range of professional nursing services necessary to implement the department’s programs.

  • Immunization promotion – assisting with vaccine clinics, adheres to program rules/regulations regarding storage, ordering and use of vaccines
  • Nursing duties within the Health Department
  • Assists with writing/budgeting grants
  • Manages emergency preparedness grant deliverables and emergency plans
  • Participates in preparedness grant meetings, trainings, drills
  • Responds quickly to County emergencies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Conducts home visits, deals with communicable diseases, TB testing and follow-up care
  • Professional interaction with public
  • Knows laws, accepted principles and practices of public health nursing
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, needs exceptional Excel skills
  • Must be available to travel to training/seminars/conferences, sometimes overnight
  • Other duties as assigned

Must be a licensed Registered Nurse approved for work in Indiana with a valid Driver’s License.  Require Healthcare Provider CPR and TB Testing Certifications.


Must be willing to subject to background check and motor vehicle report.

What can you expect when you work for DeKalb County Government?

  • Competitive pay ($19.24-$21.97 per hour DOE/budget)
  • Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm, hour lunch
  • Benefit package – medical, dental, vision, RX, life/AD&D/STD insurance
  • Retirement Plans
  • Generous Holidays/Paid Time Off
  • Direct deposit
  • Exciting career!

Interested applicants should apply by e-mailing your cover letter and resume to referencing “Nurse” no later than September 20.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.