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Health Promotion Specialist (Permanent), Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health

Position No.: 2008-20
Position Title: Health Promotion Specialist - Permanent

35 hrs/week - 1 FTE
Location: Guelph
Division/Program: Community Health & Disease Prevention, Healthy Living
Program Manager: Health Living

Position Summary:

As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, you will plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate health promotion strategies in the area of chronic disease. This will include community development, program planning and evaluation, coalition building, inter-community collaboration, policy development and social marketing.  The assignment will include coordination of Heart Health Network.  

Hours of Work:    Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Flexible working hours are required

Position Effective:    Mid June, 2008

Other Requirements:   

  • Baccalaureate degree in health or related discipline.
  • Masters degree in health promotion or health sciences.
  • Proven expertise in health promotion strategies including adult education, social marketing, health education, health communication, community development and mobilization, program planning and evaluation, coalition building and advocacy.
  • Experience in engaging multiple stakeholders in working together on health promotion strategies that target youth and adults.
  • Excellent presentation skills, written and verbal communications, group  facilitation skills and computer skills.
  • Valid driver's license and use of vehicle.
  • Maintain annual influenza immunization and adult immunization.

If you wish to be considered for this vacancy, please forward a resume and cover letter to the attention of:

Human Resources
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health
474 Wellington Road 18, Suite 100
RR#1
Fergus, ON  N1M 2W3
Fax (519) 846-0323
Human.Resources@wdghu.org

To view the full Job Posting, kindly go to http://www.wdgph.org.

Deadline for application is Wednesday, May 28, 2008, at 4:30 p.m.