Cumberland County Department of Public Health policies and hiring practices help us work towards a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable work environment. We continue to strive for a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications
from underrepresented and marginalized communities, people with disabilities, younger and older applicants, and from women. Learn more about our Workforce Development Plan and Cumberland County’s commitment and strategic efforts towards diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Learn more about Public Health's mission, vision, and core values here.
Staff at all levels of the agency have the opportunity to be a part of our internal workgroups:
- Strategic Planning
- Equity Team
- Accreditation Team
- Quality Improvement Team
- Social Media Team
- Spirit Team
- Safety Team
Other members of our staff have opportunities to stay engaged in the community by serving on external committees and work groups, depending on their job functions and duties.
- Tuition Assistance: For eligible employees, up to $500 per fiscal year for coursework completed during the fiscal year at college, university, community, college or other school or training academy
- HOPE Program: For eligible employees, 30-minutes up to 3-times a week, before work, added to your lunch hour, or at the end of the day if the time for exercise or health classes
- Some positions may be eligible for flexible work options after completion of a probationary period.
- Cumberland County offers a generous benefit plan including a Government Retirement Plan, 12 paid holidays per year and an Employee Wellness Center Clinic.
- Employees have opportunities to participate in professional development opportunities including attendance at state, local, and national trainings and conferences
- Learn more about the County comprehensive benefits package here.
Tips for better success in applying and interviewing for a job with Public Health:
- Review instructions for How to Apply for a job with Cumberland
- Review the job description. As you complete your job application be sure to share knowledge, skills, and abilities relevant to the job description.
- Browse our website. Learn more about us and the program(s) for which you
are applying. Each of our programs and services, has a webpage with background information about the program.
- For applicants that are required to take a typing test: We strongly encourage you to take a practice test here. While you may take the typing test on your own device, you can also take your typing test at the Health Department. Applicants perform
best when the typing test is taken on a desktop or laptop, rather than a mobile device or cell phone.
- Help us learn more about you. We focus on asking open ended questions. Rather than providing yes or no answers, we encourage you to fully answer each question during the interview with specific examples of your knowledge, skills, and abilities from
your work experience.
- Ask us questions! This is our favorite part of the interview. At the end of the interview, you’ll have the opportunity to ask us questions about the position, our programs and services, and the agency overall.
- Be prepared for next steps. Our positions require and are subject to background screening, drug testing, and a professional reference check. Share up to date contact information for your references and let them know we may be reaching out to them.
Cumberland County Department of Public Health also has temporary positions available. Please visit Alliance Staffing for a full list of temporary