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Health Promoter – Environmental Health and Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention Department, Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit

Belleville, Ontario
Deadline June 30, 2011

Job Posting 11-23

The Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit requires a permanent, full time Health Promoter in the Environmental Health and Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention Department.
Reporting to the Director of Environmental Health and Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, the incumbent will participate as part of an interdisciplinary team in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Program to meet the requirements of the Ontario Public Health Standards, 2008. The initial assignment will be to physical activity promotion.

Qualifications:

A baccalaureate degree in health promotion/education or a baccalaureate degree in a health related discipline in which the applicant has successfully completed full courses in each of the following areas:

a. Health Promotion principles including community development and social marketing;
b. Program planning and/or program evaluation;
c. Epidemiology;
d. Behaviour psychology.

Sound knowledge of the relationship between the built environment and public health. Experience working with planners and decision-makers to inform and support land use and transportation policies that lead to healthy and sustainable communities.

Excellent oral and written communications skills, strong interpersonal and organizational skills and group facilitation skills necessary. Computer skills and use of the internet is required. A valid drivers licence and use of a vehicle are required. Satisfactory police records check is required.

Normal Working Hours: 8:30 - 4:30 - Flexible working hours are required.

The Health Unit provides a salary range of $58,383 to $67,200. We also offer a full benefits package including four weeks vacation and a 35 hour work week.

Apply before 4:30 pm on Thursday, June 30, 2011 to:

Mr. Scott Elder Manager of Administration – Human Resources Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit 179 North Park Street Belleville, Ontario K8P 4P1

The personal information submitted on resumes and applications for employment is collected under the authority of the Health Protection and Promotion Act, RSO 1990, Chapter H.7 and will be used to determine their eligibility for employment.