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Manager, Chronic Disease, Brant County Health Unit

Brantford, Ontario
Deadline April 7, 2017

The Brant County Health Unit is an accredited community health agency that provides public health programs and services to a mixed urban and rural population of approximately 130,000. Situated on the banks of the Grand River, Brantford is short drive to Toronto, London and Hamilton.

Temporary Full-Time One Year

Reporting to the Director, Health Promotion the incumbent will plan, implement and evaluate programs and services to meet the Ontario Public Health Standards in the areas of prevention of substance abuse, and tobacco-free living with a focus on a school youth population. You will provide program leadership, co-ordination and collaboration internally and externally with respect to tobacco control and the reduction of tobacco use and other highly correlated risk factors as they relate to chronic diseases. You will be responsible for supervising a multi-disciplinary team of professionals and Youth Engagement Program volunteers. A key responsibility will be working with community agencies to provide the public with opportunities and information to facilitate the prevention of chronic diseases, for example, through the use of community-wide education campaigns, community mass media, and to provide consultation in policy development.

Qualifications and experience: Master’s in a specialty relevant to the job description which includes preparation in public health; experience with evidence-based research for public health interventions; over five years of experience in health care and/or public health with progressive leadership and management responsibilities; has proven their ability to work effectively within a unionized multi- disciplinary team setting.

We offer an attractive benefit package and starting salary rate, $93,024

Forward confidential resume by April 7, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. to:

Kathryn Weidhaas
CHRL Manager, Human Resources
194 Terrace Hill Street
Brantford, ON, N3R 1G7
519-753-2140 Fax or

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information submitted will be used for the purposes of this competition only, and is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act.

Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.