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At District 4 Public Health, we are always looking for quality, caring individuals who want to make a difference in their community. Our professional staff is dedicated to our mission of leading the way for our communities to live healthier and safer lives.


Internship Opportunities

Are you interested in a career in public health? Please complete and return the application below. We look forward to hearing from you.
Internship Application

Employee Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a generous benefits package for full-time equivalent positions that includes training opportunities, employee retirement plan, 12 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care and life insurance. As state employees, we also enjoy discounts to local attractions, sports games, wireless and mobile phone services, travel and amusement parks.

The Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner and our leaders encourage all employees to engage in regular wellness activities and to make lifestyle choices that promote health and well-being. The use of wellness breaks during the workday is authorized to support this philosophy and assist employees in meeting their wellness goals. A maximum of 30 minutes in a given workday may be used to engage in wellness activities, generally in the form of two 15-minute breaks or one 30-minute break!

Click here to learn more about health and flexible benefits for eligible state of Georgia employees.

Creating a World-Class Workforce

The Georgia Statewide Core and Leadership Competencies are a framework to help employees and managers develop and maintain a competent workforce. The competencies are geared towards achieving established goals and improving staff performance.

All employees are required to perform in the following Statewide Core Competency areas:

  • Customer Service
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Results Orientation
  • Accountability
  • Judgment and Decision Making

 Please click here for more information on core competencies for public health professionals.

*District 4 Public Health is an equal opportunity employer.