Employment Opportunities

Looking for a career in public health?

Check out our job opportunities below. We offer a generous benefits package that includes twelve  paid holidays, an employee retirement plan, vacation, and sick leave, dental, vision, long-term care, and life insurance. The South Central  Health District is committed to preventing disease, injury, and disability; promoting health and well- being; and preparing for and responding to disasters. We are dedicated to improving the the health and well- being of residents in our ten- county area every single day. If you have that same level of commitment, then consider joining our team!

South Central Health District Job Opportunities 

Social Services  Program Manager

TB Nurse Coordinator 

RW Public Health Nurse


The following positions (4)  can be applied for ONLY by emailing your resume to karen.carter@dph.ga.gov:

Job opening for TB Nurse  - Laurens

  • Qualifications – master’s degree in nursing, public health or related field from an accredited college or university AND Two years of nursing experience AND current Ga RN license and CPR certified OR Bachelor’s degree nursing from an accredited college or university AND Five years of nursing experience AND current Ga RN license AND CPR certified OR Two years of experience a the lower leave PH Nursing Program Consultant 1 (HCP210) or position equivalent AND GA RN license and CPR certification.

Job opening for RN  - Laurens

  • Qualifications – Batchelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university AND current GA license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse AND CPR certification OR associate degree in nursing from an accredited college or university AND One year of nursing experience AND completion of a PHN course within one year of hire AND current Ga Registered Professional Nurse license AND CPR certification.

Job Opening for Nutritionist – Laurens/Telfair/Bleckley/Pulaski

  • Qualifications – bachelor’s degree in dietetics, human nutrition, foods and nutrition, nutrition education, food systems management, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university, verification statement of completion of a didactic program accredited by The Academy Nutrition & Dietetics and tow (2) years of job-related experience providing nutrition care to groups and individuals; or Two (2) years of experience at the lower level Dietitian/Nutritionist 1 (HCP020) or equivalent.

Job Opening for Environmental Health Specialist – Dodge

  • Qualifications – bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, which includes the completion of 27 semester or 40 quarter hours in laboratory sciences (e.g. chemistry, biology, geology, physics, etc.)


For all other positions, to be considered for an interview, you must apply online here:  GA DPH Employment Opportunities. There you will  find a complete list of DPH job vacancies within the state of Georgia, along with job descriptions and application instructions.

Positions may close once there is a satisfactory applicant pool. Qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.  

Applicants chosen for employment will be subject to the following:

  • Criminal background check/fingerprinting
  •  Drug screening
  • Reference checks