Diversity

Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County (PHDMC) is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, disability, military status, veteran status, genetic testing, or other unlawful bias except when such a factor constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification ("BFOQ").

About Cultural Diversity: Why It Matters

Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County believes the quality of its workforce and the services it provides will be enhanced by recognizing and embracing the differences in all of us.

The community that we live in is increasingly made up of unique individuals that bring to us a variety of experiences, beliefs, abilities and knowledge. It is through understanding and appreciating these differences that we can make Public Health’s services relevant, valuable and respectful to all members of our community.

Diversity: At Public Health, diversity means we are a workforce made up of unique individuals. Our differences include, but are not limited to: values, background, experiences, ethnicity, race, ability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, and socioeconomic status. This also includes varied perspectives, approaches and expertise of coworkers and the populations we serve.

Inclusion: At Public Health, inclusion means that all employees demonstrate behaviors that encourage respectful treatment of others, have equal access to opportunities and resources, and have their full participation and contributions solicited, acknowledged and affirmed.



Benefits of Diversity & Inclusion

  • Ensures Culturally Competent Services
  • Improves Health Equity
  • Creates Innovation
  • Improves Employee Performance
  • Leverages Unique Community Partnerships
  • Improves Employee Satisfaction



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