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Health Promotion Coordinator, Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline March 11, 2016

The Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care seeks an exceptional team player with leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills to work with public health units to coordinate compliance activities with the new and existing legislation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this job you will:

  • Lead and coordinate the compliance system, including development and oversight of a range of compliance program models, strategies and activities
  • Provide program expertise and strategic advice to inform regional inspection and enforcement
  • Develop specifications for program models and options for implementation including targets and objectives for the Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care
  • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders and other ministry partners to develop operational guidelines and policy directives that guide compliance activities with respect to new and existing legislation.

Location: Toronto

How do I qualify?

Program Knowledge & Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of compliance program planning and design
  • Knowledge and skills in policy and program management/development to develop tobacco control enforcement program models, strategies and evaluation frameworks
  • Knowledge of or the ability to acquire knowledge of legislation, policies, and legal processes related to the development of enforcement programs
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of evidence-based practices related to health promotion

Analytical & Problem Solving Skills

  • Analytical skills to review progress reports and financial statements to ensure compliance of programs and agencies
  • Research skills to evaluate multiple sources of information and evaluate directions, trends, and standards to develop and recommend options for frameworks and strategies
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to assess program related policies and issues and recommend solutions to management
  • Analytical skills to review proposals, multi-year operating plans, and strategic plans

Communication & Interpersonal Skills

  • Demonstrated negotiation skills to lead discussions with stakeholders regarding ministry directions and program related matters
  • Presentation skills to develop and deliver presentations
  • Collaborative skills to coordinate with public health units a range of inspection programs for workplaces and other venues
  • Consultation and facilitation skills to provide expertise to stakeholders and advise on policies, programs, and services related to protection and enforcement
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills to respond to issues, provide recommendations, prepare and present a variety of written reports and program models
  • Collaborative skills to work with stakeholders to develop guidelines and directives to assist Public Health Inspectors in legislative enforcement

Leadership & Technical Skills

  • Demonstrated leadership skills to lead and/or participate on committees to develop policies and programs and successful implementation of strategies
  • Leadership skills to lead multiple concurrent projects
  • Knowledge and skills in project management
  • Demonstrated skills with computer applications, such as word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet software to research and prepare own materials

Salary Range: $67,590-$99,600 per year

Additional Information:

1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months (with possible extension), 777 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region

Please apply online, only, by Friday, March 11, 2016, by visiting and entering Job ID 90189 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.