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Health Promotion Coordinator, Department of Health and Social Services, Government of Yukon

The Department of Health and Social Services, Government of Yukon, is recruiting for the position of Health Promotion Coordinator. This is an exciting, interesting job in a place which allows easy access to the outdoors, good recreational facilities, and a vibrant arts and cultural

community. To learn more about this position, please go to the Government of Yukon website:, or see below.

Competition No.: 04-SS15-02

Salary: $56,089 to $64,755 per annum

As a Health Promotion Coordinator, you will be responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating programs and services to promote healthy decision-making and behavior. The unit's approach is based on the principles of health promotion, population heath and intersectional collaboration consistent with the Department's vision and mandate, best practices, and evidence-based decision making. In addition, the position is responsible for providing health education information and services.

The ideal candidate will possess a university degree in a health or social science discipline or education. Candidates must have recent experience developing and delivering health promotion programs and services. Additionally, experience in preparing and delivering presentations and workshops to diverse groups including allied professionals and the public would be an asset. Applicants possessing a two-year diploma in a relevant health, social science, or education discipline, from an accredited college or university, together with significant experience in the above noted areas, will also be considered.

Travel throughout the Territory is a requirement of this position.

An eligibility list will be established from this competition. It will be used to fill future vacancies, which may arise, for identical positions in the same department and location. The eligibility list will be valid for a period of six months.

For further information, contact Dr. Paula E. Pasquali, Director, Community Health Programs,

at (867) 667-8340 or email, who will be available between July 28 to August 6 and again between August 23 to 27.

Preference will be given to Yukon residents on all competitions for Yukon Government jobs.

The Yukon Government is committed to employment equity.

Applications/resumes must be received at the Public Service Commission by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Please quote the competition number and title on your application when applying.

Candidates' applications/resumes should clearly demonstrate their related qualifications, since selection for further consideration will be based on the information provided. Statements of qualifications and job descriptions are available from the employment website or the Public Service Commission.

We thank all those who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The Yukon Government provides relocation assistance and a competitive benefits package. Persons who live and work in the north are entitled to significant tax incentives. French First Language and French Immersion school programs are available.

Please apply by August 27, 2004 to:

The Yukon Government

Public Service Commission

P.O. Box 2703

Whitehorse, Yukon YlA 2C6

Telephone: (867) 667-5653 Fax (867) 667-5755