Employment Opportunities

About Us

The Virginia Department of Health’s Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts (RCAHD) offices are located in the cities of Covington, Roanoke, and Salem and the counties of Alleghany, Botetourt, Craig, and Roanoke and employ approximately 140 staff (approximately 120 full-time).

RCAHD, which provides services from nine office locations, serves a combined population of over 278,400 throughout both rural and urban environments in the Commonwealth of Virginia. RCAHD staff work to promote and encourage healthy behavior, protect the public against environmental hazards, prevent epidemics and the spread of disease, respond to disasters, assist communities in recovery and assure the quality and accessibility of health services for all members of the communities.

Job Opportunities

Commonwealth of Virginia Government Jobs

Visit the Commonwealth of Virginia employment site to view a variety of full- and part-time positions across the state. Search positions by location or job title at https://www.jobs.virginia.gov/home. If you need accommodations as an applicant, please contact the VDH Human Resources office at (804) 864-7100.




Contract Positions

As grant funding allows, RCAHD advertises temporary, contract positions. As openings are available, positions will be advertised here. See the posting for instructions on how to apply.

Community Health Educator (HIV PrEP Navigator) – $19 per hour, Expected hours: 24 hours per week

The HIV PrEP Navigator plays a crucial role in supporting the local health department’s efforts in mitigating the spread of HIV.

VDH is an Equal Opportunity Employer