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Public Health Security Surveillance Specialist

Public Health Security Surveillance Specialist

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At Cadmus, our Homeland Security Sector provides clients with pragmatic solutions to their most important analytical and policy challenges. We bring together teams of outstanding professionals who have earned a reputation of responsive and client-focused support for a wide range of homeland security and emergency preparedness agencies at all levels of government. Our client-oriented approach, coupled with our profound and relevant subject-matter expertise, enables us to bring an incisive edge to solving the most critical homeland security problems.

Our Homeland Security Sector seeks qualified candidates to conduct operational scientific and technical analysis. Successful candidates will have at least 4 years of experience in the scientific field, with 2 years providing scientific support to programs related to biosurveillance (volunteer and unpaid experience okay) and a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a professional services firm and/or a government agency with public health responsibilities.


Note: This position will be available upon award and will be located on a client site. Finalists must be able to pass a DHS Suitability check.


  • Conduct global disease surveillance on human, animal, and plant diseases
  • Lead the development and drafting of a variety of analytic biosurveillance decision support products
  • Bring subject matter expertise in support of major biosurveillance programs and system development activities
  • Apply scientific expertise in defining and resolving system issues, performing analysis, and developing plans and requirements for further analysis
  • Coordinate and manage the preparation of analysis, evaluations, and recommendations for clients’ use in deliverables



  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a scientific, engineering, medical, veterinary, or public health field
  • At least 4 years of experience, or a Master’s Degree and 2 years’ experience in a scientific, medical, or public health field
  • At least 2 years of specialized experience providing scientific or technical support to major programs or system development efforts related to biosurveillance, epidemiology, or microbiology
  • Excellent analytical, communications, and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in relevant software programs including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Command of the English language in both written and spoken format
  • As a representative of Cadmus, possess the ability to demonstrate professionalism and sound judgment in interactions with clients and colleagues
  • Candidates selected will be subject to a security investigation and should be able to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
  • Experience working with a professional services consulting firm, DHS, Public Health, and/or the Federal Government is highly preferred

To Apply:


Candidates should submit a resume, a cover letter explaining interest and relevant qualifications, and a 2-3 page writing sample that demonstrates the ability to synthesize large amounts of information (on any topic) into a concise actionable summary.


Cadmus is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected group status.

To learn more about Cadmus, visit our website