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Health Promotion Specialists, Social and Public Health Services Department, City of Hamilton

Hamilton, Ontario is an award winning, model sustainable community on lake Ontario with many amenities. We currently have opportunities in our Social and Public Health Services Department - a Public Health Research, Education, and Development Unit affiliated with McMaster University and the University of Guelph

Multiple positions are available related to Chronic Disease Prevention and Substance Abuse Prevention, working on topics such as population-based smoking cessation, tobacco use prevention, public health policy, workplace health, heart health, adult alcohol use and prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

You have a Master's Degree in Health Science, Health Promotion or related area or a Baccalaureate Degree with two years related experience. Alternatively, you have a Master's Degree in Marketing or Communications with a specialty in social marketing and health communications. You show demonstrated competence in program planning, implementation and evaluation, health promotion strategies, behaviour change theory and community mobilization. Your talent for written and verbal communication rounds out your qualifications.

Competitive salary and excellent benefit packages included.

Please submit resume by November 21, 2001 to

Brian Kreps

Acting Program Manager

Healthy Lifestyles & Disease Prevention,

71 Main St. West.

Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4Y5

Fax: (905) 546-3578

Internal candidates will be given preference.