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Health Promoter/Educators, Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit

Health Promoter/Educator
Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Department
Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit
3 Maternity Leave Positions for up to one year:

Position #08-13: August 4, 2008 up to May 8, 2009
Position #08-14: September 2, 2008 up to February 4, 2009
Position#08-15:  November 17, 2008 up to September 28, 2009
Reporting to the Director, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, the incumbent will participate as part of an interdisciplinary team in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the Chronic Disease & Injuries Prevention program to meet the requirements of the Mandatory Health Programs and Services Guidelines, 1997.  Two positions will be assigned to the tobacco control program and one position will be assigned to physical activity promotion.


A baccalaureate degree in health promotion/education or a baccalaureate degree in a health
related discipline in which the applicant has successfully completed full courses in each of
the following areas:

a)  Health Promotion principles including community development and social marketing;
b)  Program planning and/or program evaluation;
c)  Epidemiology;
d)  Behavioural psychology

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.  
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.  
  • Group facilitation skills.  
  • Computer skills and and use of the internet is required.  
  • A valid Ontario Drivers Licence and use of an automobile.

Normal working hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, however, flexible working hours are required.

Apply in writing or at  not later than 4:30 pm on Friday, May 23, 2008 to:

Mr. Scott Elder
Manager of Administration/Human Resources
Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit
179 North Park Street
Belleville, ON    K8P 4P1
Fax:    (613) 966-4290    
Please Quote the Position number on your application.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The personal information submitted on resumes and applications for employment is collected under the authority of the Health Protection and Promotion Act, RSO 1990, Chapter H.7, and will be used to determine their eligibility for employment.  Questions concerning this collection of personal information should be directed to:

                The Freedom of Information & Privacy Co-Ordinator
                Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit
                179 North Park Street
                Belleville, Ontario  K8P 4P1