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Student, Graduate (Public Health), Regional Municipality of Waterloo

Waterloo/Cambridge, Ontario
Deadline February 5, 2016

Length: Temporary Full-time (6 positions)
Approximate Start Date: May 2, 2016
Approximate End Date: August 19, 2016
Department/Division: Public Health & Emergency Services/To be determined
Hours of Work: Monday – Friday; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wage: $16.64 – $20.80 per hour

Location: 99 Regina Street, Waterloo/150 Main Street, Cambridge
Description of Duties:
Assists with assessment, analysis, planning, evaluation, and program and policy development, including data collection, group facilitation, community development, data analysis, program implementation, report writing, and/or public health communication activities.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Knowledge of public health research and policy development, health behaviours and behaviour change, systemic approaches to change, health promotion program development, normally acquired through current enrollment in a Masters level degree program in the area of public health, health planning, or other social sciences.
  • Research, evaluation, and data analysis skills.
  • Organizational and problem solving skills to plan and coordinate community meetings.
  • Human relations and facilitation skills to assist Public Health staff in project completion, facilitate community meetings, and participate as an effective team member.
  • Computer skills, including working with databases.
  • Ability to write reports.
  • Ability to support and project values compatible with the organization.

Please Note:

To be considered for employment as a student, a person must be registered as a full-time secondary or post-secondary student in an accredited institution; currently recognized as having full-time status by the academic institution; and returning to full-time studies in the next academic term. Students in their final year of study who are not intending to return full-time are eligible for student employment up until the time they graduate. Students participating in education and retraining programs at the post-secondary level, though not full-time, are eligible for related student employment opportunities where an appropriate match exists (e.g., full-time employee in Social Services taking part-time courses to become a caseworker is eligible for a summer student caseworker position).

The Region of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage qualified applicants to apply and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.

Alternate formats of this document are available upon request. Please contact Human Resources & Citizen Service Reception at phone number (519-575-4757 ext.3527), TTY number (519-575-4608) to request an alternate format.

Please apply online, by the closing date Feb 05, 2016 quoting competition number 2016-1019, or send your resume to: The Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Human Resources, 150 Frederick Street, 3rd Floor, Kitchener, ON N2G 4J3.
We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.