Employment Opportunities

The Department of Health has ongoing vacancies for the Community Health Nurse job title statewide.    

Type of Work

This is professional nursing in community settings involving direction, coordination, and provision of varied community health services.  Community Health Nurse employees are assigned to specific sections of state health centers.


For more information about these opportunities, please contact:
Rebecca Maag
Department of Health
Bureau of Human Resources
126 Health & Welfare Building
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120
Telephone: (717) 547-3191

Starting Salary

$50,660 per year, effective July 1, 2012

Comprehensive health insurance; liberal retirement/pension plan; paid vacation, personal and sick leave; paid holidays; prescription, vision and dental plan coverage (after six months); paid group life insurance, and much more. 
Pennsylvania residency is required at the time of application for these positions.  
Click here to view detailed test announcement which includes eligibility requirements.