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

Position No.:  09 - 114
Date Posted:  March 3, 2009 (Noon)            
Date Removed: March 10, 2009 (Noon)            

Health Promotion Officer
Health Services - Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention
Role Profile:  Specialist II
Band 6 - $56,797 - $70,996

No. Of Openings & Position Location: One (1) regular full-time - 9445 Airport Road, Brampton

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

As an integral member of the dental team, you will work in a self-directed manner within a collaborative multidisciplinary team environment.  You will plan, develop, implement, and evaluate dental health promotion initiatives in order to effectively meet the Ontario Public Health Standards as well as provide recommendations based on analysis of data and related research.  You will develop and maintain productive relationships including consultation with key stakeholders in the community.  You will provide consultation to staff and community members regarding dental health promotion and best practice as well as develop evidence based health promotion strategies which meet program objectives and needs.

Qualifications:  * a University degree in Health Promotion or related health field * 1-3 years related experience in program development, implementation, evaluation, project management and partnership building * demonstrated experience in using key theoretical models of health promotion and education * strong analytical skills to interpret and apply data * proven social marketing and public relations skills to effectively promote healthy lifestyles to target groups * advanced communication skills to persuasively communicate complex health messages * familiarity with the Ontario Public Health Standards * working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Projects, or Microsoft Outlook * an ability to travel to various regional locations and able to work some evenings and weekends

For more information or to apply online, please visit

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