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Public Policy Specialist

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Health District of Northern Larimer County
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This is a time-limited part-time position (20 hours a week from February through June).

Are you interested in public health policy? We have an exciting part-time, time-limited opportunity in an entry-level assistant role which will offer you a breadth of experience and exposure to public health policy. As the Policy Specialist, you will provide vital and varied support to the Health District's Policy Coordinator.


Areas of Responsibility

The key responsibilities include conducting research on policy issues, working with the Policy Coordinator to monitor current policy developments and track status of priority bills, carrying out administrative tasks, drafting policy briefings, listening to legislative hearings and preparing notes on the meetings, and performing other duties as necessary at the request of the Policy Coordinator. See the full job description for the requirements and job duties at

  • • Bachelor’s degree in public health, public policy, health sciences, communications, or other related field OR equivalent combination of experience and education
  • • A minimum of two years of experience in related work
  • • Understanding of the legislative process

$19.73 to $22.68 per hour DOQ


The Health District offers benefits to eligible employees.  Additional coverage for dependents of eligible employees may be purchased.


Currently, we have 3 basic plan options available to our employees for medical coverage. 


The Health District has a mandatory group dental plan for eligible employees.


A vision plan is available to employees.  The Health District does not contribute towards the monthly premium for this coverage.


The Health District offers a 401a to eligible employees.  The Health District contributes 5% and the employee is required to contribute 3%.  There is also a voluntary 457 plan available for the employee to designate an amount that they wish to contribute subject to the annual maximum amount allowable.


Currently, we have 9 paid holidays available to our employees along with 2 floating holidays.

Flexible paid time off

Time off with pay is available to eligible employees to use as they choose for vacation, sick leave, or other personal needs.  Flex time is earned and varies depending upon the number of hours worked weekly and the number of service years.

Employees working 30 hours or more receive 100% coverage for their premiums.  Premiums for regular part time employees (between 20 and 29 hours per week) will be prorated according to the number of hours worked.

How To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to:  Search Coordinator, Health District of Northern Larimer County, 120 Bristlecone Dr, Ft. Collins, CO 80524, Fax to 970-221-7165 (Attn: Search Coordinator), or email to  Apply by Friday, January 29, 2021. Position is open until filled. EOE

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