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Physical Activity Specialist, KFL&A Public Health

Kingston, Ontario
Deadline: January 7, 2011

POSITION: Physical Activity Specialist – Full Time
ORGANIZATION: KFL&A Public Health
LOCATION: Kingston, Ontario
DEADLINE: January 7, 2011

PROGRAM: Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Division – Adult Health Team

POSITION SUMMARY:

Plans, coordinates, implements, and evaluates physical activity intervention programs based on current research and identified community needs in accordance with Ontario Public Health Standards and other program requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:
* Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Bachelor of Physical Health and Education degree, or equivalent education.

Experience:
* Experience in physical activity promotion and programming preferred.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:
* Demonstrated knowledge of physical activity principles.
* Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, as well as presentation skills. 
* Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team. 
* Ability to work independently and cooperatively. 
* Ability to organize and implement activities.
* Demonstrates an innovative and creative approach to work.
* Basic computer software proficiency and keyboarding skills.
* Ability to access, understand and utilize research literature to support and promote evidence-based practice.
* Proven ability to attend work regularly.
* Ability to meet the physical demands of the position.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply in writing by January 7, 2011, to:  Human Resources, KFL&A Public Health:  hr@kflapublichealth.ca

We thank all those who take the time to apply, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.