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Employment Information

Are you considering an exciting career with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Office of Epidemiology and Prevention Services (OEPS)?  Working in OEPS, employees know that their work contribution actually makes the difference in a West Virginian's life.

OEPS is under the direction of the State Epidemiologist and Office Director Dr. Loretta Haddy. She oversees a team of experts who work collaboratively across multiple divisions includingTuberculosis Elimination, Informatics, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Immunization Services, Cancer Epidemiology, and STD, HIV and Hepatitis. OEPS also includes the Needlestick Injury Prevention and Hemophilia programs.

OEPS is one of the largest Offices within the Bureau for Public Health with approximately 85 employees when fully staffed. Our staff consists of employees in various positions including epidemiologists, data analysts, programmer analysts, program managers, physicians, secretarial and office assistants, nurses, public information specialists, health and human resource specialists and health and human resource seniors.

The complexity of the work across OEPS requires teamwork at all levels. Becoming a part of the enthusiastic and energetic OEPS team can be a rewarding experience.  The entire OEPS team realizes the importance of their work in helping to protect the public.    

OEPS is located at 350 Capitol Street in Charleston in Suite 125.

OEPS posts all employment opportunities though the West Virginia Division of Personnel. All of our fulltime permanent posititions include the same benefits as other state agencies including generous vacation and sick leave, family leave, state holidays with pay, retirement benefits and insurance.

To learn more about applying for a position with OEPS please visit the WV Division of Personnel website.