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taking temperature of foodWe work with the community to enhance, protect, and promote the health of the environment and the well-being of all who live in or visit Dane County. We strive to operate with health and racial equity as a core value to make sure health outcomes in Dane County are not determined by race or other group status.

We value the strengths, perspectives, and contributions of a diverse workforce and community. Come join us!

Current Employment Opportunities

  • LTE Safety Navigator (continuous) The people in this position serve in a non-enforcement capacity as a visible crime and violence deterrent in the Downtown Madison area and on State Street. They canvas the designated areas in pairs, maintain awareness of situations that may pose a safety risk, and coordinate with other government and community agencies and organizations for referrals, services, resources and assistance.
  • LTE Laboratory Assistant (continuous). The person in this position prepares samples for analysis and assists laboratory personnel in any way to ensure day-to-day operations run smoothly. This includes participating in sampling, setting up samples for analysis, logging sample information into the laboratory LIMS, sample disposal, testing and monitoring of samples, and more. 
  • 2 - LTE Public Health Field Staff (continuous)
    • Water Quality LTE: The person in this position will be responsible for collection and analysis of beach water quality samples. They will also perform basic microbiological analysis on drinking water and other samples as needed. Additional duties include general laboratory maintenance, data entry, and updating the beach website. 
    • Vector Control Technician LTE: The person in this position will perform field sampling of water for mosquito larvae, identify mosquitoes in the lab and perform data entry, conduct adult mosquito surveillance, and perform larval mosquito control as needed. They will also collect ticks to assist in the determination of public health risk from tick born disease by collection of ticks through established protocols, identification to species, and data entry.
  • Senior Accountant (closes 3/31/2023). The person in this position performs accounting work compiling, analyzing and reconciling fiscal information. Maintains, analyzes and documents financial records. Monitors purchased services for compliance with contractual requirements, prepares fiscal and other reports.


Thank you for showing interest in Public Health! Currently, we do not have any internship opportunities to offer.

Please check back with us in a few months as the we are presently going through a revision of our student internship and engagement program. We hope to have relevant opportunities available in the near future and look forward to hearing from you then!