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Health Promoter, Peterborough County-City Health Unit

Temporary Full Time
Immediately until June 12, 2009

1. Summary of duties:
Plans, implements, and evaluates specified Mandatory Health Programs and Services and     other programs administered by the Board of Health. This position is currently assigned to the Health for Life program.

2.  Minimum qualifications and position requirements:

  • A four year bachelor's degree in a health discipline with full courses in:
    • Health promotion strategies;
    • Program planning and evaluation
    • Statistics and data analysis; and
    • Behavioural psychology. OR
  • A four year bachelor's degree with demonstrated equivalent work experience in:
    • Health promotion strategies;
    • Program planning and evaluation;
    • Statistics and data analysis; and
    • Behavioural psychology.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Initiative, tact, diplomacy, and judgement.
  • Ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation, research, and other relevant  information.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to work effectively without close supervision.
  • Ability to adapt to new, different, or changing requirements.
  • Ability to organize workload.
  • Ability to use computer word processing, internet, and e-mail at a basic level.
  • Ability to learn and work with custom computer programs.
  • Access to transportation.

3.  Apply in writing to:

Lorraine Skipwith
10 Hospital Drive
Peterborough, ON K9J 8M1
Fax: (705) 743-2897
[email protected]

4.  Applications to be received no later than:

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 @ 3:00 p.m.