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Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in serving the public as part of our team. To learn about job opportunities with the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH), please visit the Cook County Health Employment Opportunities webpage.

On this page you will be able to search for:

  • Current job listings
  • How to complete an application and apply for a position

Contact Tracing Job Opportunities

Our contact tracing team will grow from 25 to 400 in the fall. Three hundred of these will be contact tracers hired in groups of 50-100 beginning in August, until we have a full team.

Some leadership positions, and the first group of contact tracing and case investigator positions have been posted. We are no longer accepting applications for these positions. The first group of contact tracing and case investigator positions are 6-month positions.

CCDPH is an affiliate of Cook County Health (CCH). All future CCDPH contact tracing opportunities will be posted on the CCH Careers webpage and will last until May 31, 2021.


New positions posted Aug. 14, 2020

To apply and learn more, visit the CCH Careers webpage. To view open positions, click on “external applicants.” To search by keyword, use the term “contact tracer.” To search by job category, select “public health.”

For additional information, please click on the links below:

Please do not call Cook County Health or CCDPH offices or staff due to the large volume of expected applicants.


Thank you for your interest in applying to become a CCDPH intern. CCDPH is not accepting interns at this time. Please check back in the future.

Updated July 1, 2021, 10:53 AM