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Public Health Promoter – Tobacco Control Program, Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox and Addington Public Health

An accredited teaching health unit affiliated with Queen's University

Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox and Addington Public Health (KFL&A Public Health), in the City of Kingston, ON, is seeking a motivated and outgoing individual who is committed to excellence and integrity.

KFL&A Public Health serves rural and urban populations, is affiliated with Queen's University, and is a leader in tobacco control.  Kingston is an eclectic mix of old and new, "where history and innovation thrive" and is located where Lake Ontario meets the Thousand Islands in the St. Lawrence River.

Reporting to the Manager of Tobacco Control, you will enforce the new innovative Smoke-Free Ontario Act and provide expertise in health promotion activities. You will  develop, evaluate and participate in tobacco control education and work on an interdisciplinary team.

Required qualifications include experience in provincial offences enforcement. Bachelor's degree in Applied Health Sciences or equivalent with major course work in health promotion principles.

This position requires skills and experience in activities necessary
to enforce the Smoke-Free Ontario Act; including site visits, surveillance and compliance checks, collecting evidence, issuing tickets, laying charges, following violations through to court, and prosecuting cases.  The candidate must be eligible for appointment as a Smoke-Free Ontario enforcement officer.

The salary range is $44,984 to $59,602.  

For a detailed job description, please visit us at http://www.healthunit.on.ca.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resumes, along with a covering letter, on or before 4:30 p.m. Friday, August 10, 2007.

Sharon Smith
Administrative Assistant
Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington Public Health
221 Portsmouth Avenue
Kingston, ON  K7M 1V5
Tel:  (613) 549-1232 x189
Fax: (613) 549-7896
[email protected]