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Manager, Nutrition & Physical Activity Promotion, Social & Public Health Services

Reporting to the Director of Healthy Lifestyles & Disease Prevention, you will manage the planning, implementation and evaluation of nutrition and physical activity promotion programs, including the supervision of public health nutritionists, public health dietitians, physical activity promoters and support staff. As a member of a Public Health Research and Education Development Unit affiliated with McMaster University and University of Guelph, you will participate in research projects, facilitate and contribute to the education of nutrition and community health students.

Applicants require a baccalaureate degree in food and nutrition or equivalent program; a master's degree in nutrition with an emphasis in

public health or community nutrition, or a master's degree in health promotion, public health, health sciences, behavioural sciences, or a

related field; as well as registration with the College of Dietitians of Ontario. The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge and skills in public health practice and health promotion strategies; and demonstrated leadership skills including, decision making, staff

supervision, and organizational skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.

We thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. Forward a detailed resume by March 5, 2001 to

Gwen Marshall, Recruiter

City of Hamilton Human Resources Centre

71 Main St. West

Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y5

FAX: (905) 546-2650

For further information on the position, contact

Helen Hale Tomasik, Director

Healthy Lifestyles & Disease Prevention Branch,

City of Hamilton Social & Public Health Services Department

Tel: (905) 546-3518