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Public Health Promoter, Perth District Health Unit

Stratford, Ontario
Deadline: August 12, 2012

We have an opening for a temporary part-time position (0.50 FTE) in the Community Health Department beginning August 20, 2012. The Public Health Promoter plans and implements comprehensive public health programs and services using a variety of health promotion strategies. Initial assignment will be in Chronic Disease Prevention program, primarily physical activity.


  • Baccalaureate degree in a health related field
  • demonstrated skills in:
    • program planning, implementation and evaluation
    • health promotion and community development
    • oral and written communication
  • proven ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • certificate in Workplace Wellness and Health Promotion is an asset
  • computer skills including word processing and Internet
  • valid Ontario Driver’s License and access to a safe and well-maintained vehicle suitable for carrying out duties on behalf of the employer
  • immunizations in accordance with Board policy including annual influenza immunization unless medically contra indicated.

Apply in writing by August 12, 2012 giving full resume of experience and qualifications to:
Tracy Allan-Koester
Director of Community Health
Perth District Health Unit
653 West Gore Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 1L4
Fax: (519) 271-2195

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Perth District Health Unit is an equal opportunity employer and values workplace diversity.