Career Opportunities

What our employees say about working at the health department. They love it, you will too!

"When you love your colleagues, it's easy to love your job!"
Elizabeth Terry, Senior Public Health Educator
"I enjoy working where I live to better serve the children and families in our community."
Lucianna Celotti Children's Services Coordinator
"I am the luckiest person in the world! I have the best job - I affect change in people’s lives! And as an extra bonus, I work with amazing people." 🙂
Linda L. Beers, Essex County Public Health Director
"The people working here are motivated, compassionate and have a sincere desire to help people in our communities live happy healthy lives. They inspire me every day to explore communications solutions that resonate with the people living in Essex County. Who wouldn’t want to be part of such a team?"
Lindsay Java, Communications Specialist
"Great Benefits and work environment."
Dawn Bessette Senior Receptionist
"I get to mold little minds and make a positive impact on children."
Kelsey Gath, Service Coordinator Children’s Services
"When choosing which path to take in college I wanted to be able to help people, this led me to Public health because I would be able to help a large population at once. I get to educate about a topic that makes many people uncomfortable, so they can make informed decisions about their reproductive health."
Cassidy Christian Ferguson, Outreach Coordinator
"It's a great place to work! Health and fitness are passions of mine. This way I can earn a living focusing on my interests while helping other people in my community be healthy too."
Molly Lawrence, Chronic Disease Outreach Coordinator
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Essex County Health Department (ECHD) has exciting career opportunities available and is committed to attracting, hiring, and retaining quality employees who can carry out the mission of the Department to optimize the health and well-being of the people of Essex County.  

Principal Account Clerk

Supervising Public Health Nurse

Full Descriptions and postings for these & all current listings for Essex County – HERE

All applications must be processed through the Essex County Personnel Office.

Hey Public Health Professionals and Nurses! We are always looking for individuals to express interest and explore potential opportunities Email resume and interests to