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Health Promotion Specialist - Tobacco, City of Hamilton


Hamilton is an award winning, model sustainable community 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.

As part of a team of 4 specialists, a Health Promotion Specialist is needed to plan, develop, implement and evaluate tobacco control programs.

This position will focus on special projects relating to population-based smoking cessation strategies and youth smoking prevention.

You have a Master's Degree in Health Science, Health Promotion or related area OR a Baccalaureate Degree, and a sound knowledge of tobacco prevention and behaviour change theory. You show demonstrated competence in program planning, implementation and evaluation, health promotion strategies, and community mobilization. Your talent for written and verbal communication rounds out your qualifications.

Please submit resume by November 16, 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.

Other permanent health promotion positions related to substance abuse, health communications, social marketing, and tobacco control are also available for Master's trained candidates.

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