Open Positions

Public Health Educator

Full-time – Monday-Friday, with occasional evenings/weekends as duties require.


Provides community public health education and collaborates with local partners to improve access to healthcare.


  • HS Diploma required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in the medical, social work, or other related field
  • Experience working with at risk populations preferred.
  • Community Health Worker Certification required (may be acquired after hire).
  • Detail oriented and proficient Microsoft applications.
  • Driver’s license and reliable transportation required.
  • Oral and written fluency required.

If emailing the pdf application, send to or drop off in person at 601 E 12th Street, Flora, IL.

    HR / Special Projects Director for Clay County & Effingham County Health Department

    Full-time – Salaried-exempt – Monday-Friday, with occasional evenings/weekends as duties require.


    The HR / Special Projects Director is responsible for coordinating all human resource functions:  recruitment, retention, training, evaluation, compensation, benefits, policies, and procedures for the Clay & Effingham County Health Departments.  Additionally, this position assumes responsibility for the advancement of quality in public health by promoting data driven decision making and pursuing funding to support public health initiatives.


    Candidates for this position are required to have Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business or a related healthcare field.  Preference given to candidates with experience in Human Resources and/or grant writing.  HR Professional Certification also preferred.  Skilled in use of Microsoft Office Suite.  Must possess a valid Illinois drivers’ license.

      Youth Development Specialist

      Part-time – Monday-Friday, primarily 3-6pm – full days during school breaks and summer.


      Leads small and large groups of youth in educational, recreational, artistic, and culturally enriching activities.  Program hours are 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on regular school days; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. when Flora schools are not in attendance.  Requires a few earlier days when school dismisses before 3:00pm.  Lead activities like soccer, basketball, bike club, cooking, robotics, or participate in group activities like, life skill lessons, community service projects, 4-H, and Marathon Kids.


      Must be 18 years of age or older.  Responsible and energetic; able to bond well with youth.  Preference for persons with an interest in teaching or persons with experience teaching (school, Vacation Bible School, Scouts, etc.) and working with youth.

      IL driver’s license required.

        Registered Public Health Nurse

        Full-time. Mon-Fri, primarily 8am-5pm with occasional late clinic (6pm)

        POSITION SUMMARY: Prevents illness and promotes wellness by providing nutrition education for babies, infants, children, and parents; providing immunizations; and providing health education on various topics affecting the people of Clay County.   This position works primarily with the following programs:  WIC, Family Case Management, Im

        REQUIREMENTS: Qualified applicants must have an IL RN license; demonstrate active, compassionate listening skills; and willingness to learn.

         BENEFITS:  Government pension; 11 paid holidays; 13 paid vacation days in year one; paid sick time; health, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement; continuous learning environment on the job. 

          Clay County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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