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Health Promotion Officer, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Region of Peel

Position No.:  09 - 116
Date Posted:  March 3, 2009 (Noon)            
Date Removed: March 10, 2009 (Noon)            

*(Contract) Health Promotion Officer
Duration: approximately sixteen (16) months
Health Services - Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention
Role Profile:  Specialist II
Band 6 - $56,797 - $70,996
No. Of Openings & Position Location: One (1) contract full-time position - 9445 Airport Road, Brampton

Hours of Work:  35 hours/week - Monday through Friday

Duties & Responsibilities

As an integral member of the Community Access & Mobilization Team, you will plan, develop, implement, and evaluate health promotion initiatives that are responsive to the needs of Peel Region's diverse community in order to effectively meet the Ontario Public Health Standards related to Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention.  Working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team, environment, you will provide consultation to staff, community partners and other professionals with a focus on community mobilization.  You will also develop recommendations based on analysis of data and results related to program planning, research and evidenced based practice.  

Qualifications:  * University degree in Health Promotion or related health field * 1-3 years related experience in program development, implementation and evaluation of health and wellness initiatives * familiarity with key theoretical models of health education, health promotion and community development  * strong analytical skills to interpret and apply data  * excellent social marketing and public relations skills to effectively promote healthy lifestyles to target groups * must have working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Projects, or Microsoft Outlook * access to own transportation and willingness to work some evenings and weekends.

*Should this position become regular, it will not necessarily be reposted.

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Interested Regional Employees are invited to apply for the following
position by submitting a resume, along with a completed Internal
Opportunity Application (Form V-05-006) and forward to the Human
Resources Division located at 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton.

V-05-019  02/09
Human Resources