City of Lynn - Personnel Department
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Posting Date January 12, 2022
Department Inspectional Services - Department of Public Health
Job Title COVID-19 Contact Tracer

$25 per hour; 33.5 hours per week; This position is grant funded through June 30, 2023

Benefits Eligible for city health, dental, and life insurance

In light of the current public health emergency, applications will be reviewed immediately upon receipt and accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

Description and Opportunity

The City of Lynn seeks a Contact Tracer to assist the Department of Public Health in providing necessary information and assistance to Lynn residents as the City continues its efforts to mitigate further spread of COVID-19. The Contact Tracer will directly report to the Contact Tracing Supervisor and provide updates and information to the Director of Public Health and their designees as requested.


Place phone calls to newly diagnosed patients and potentially exposed people with COVID-19; Ask questions that help someone remember who they’ve been in close contact with; Educate contacts on approved protocol to reduce the risk of spread of COVID-19; Collect and document necessary information into MAVEN database; Understand symptoms, infectious periods and treatments; Protect patient privacy.

Minimum Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent. Ability to communicate respectfully and effectively with a diverse community using courtesy, tact, and good judgment. Proficiency with computers and ability to learn and use state’s MAVEN database. Ability to maintain patient confidentiality. Working knowledge of Lynn and the community’s culture. Fluency in a language other than English (ex: Spanish, Khmer, Bengali, Arabic, Haitian Creole). CITY RESIDENCY REQUIRED WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF HIRE.

Hours and Term of Service

Flexible, including evenings and weekends.

How To Apply

A completed application can be submitted via e-mail (personnel@lynnma.gov), regular post, or in person at the Personnel Department, Room 307, Lynn City Hall.

If submitting via e-mail, please include the “JOB TITLE” in the subject line.
Applications must be submitted by the deadline below, or you will not be considered.

Email Subject
Job Title
“Contact Tracer"
Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer, as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
If you have any questions about the application process or need assistance,
please call (781) 586-6884 or email us at personnel@lynnma.gov.
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Last Update: January 12, 2022 10:42 AM


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