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Health Promoter, Health Services--Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Healthy Eating--Children and Youth Team, Region of Peel

Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline August 20, 2013

As an integral member of the Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Division, Healthy Eating-Children and Youth Team, you will plan, promote, develop, implement and evaluate health promotion policies, practices and programs related to the promotion of healthy eating for children and youth.  You will apply health promotion knowledge using proven program planning and evaluation tools and methods. You will integrate your knowledge of public health sciences including population health, social determinants of health, epidemiology and applicable legislation. With strong research, analytical and critical appraisal skills, you will proactively identify emerging trends and issues and provide evidence informed analysis, briefings, reports and recommendations that will influence strategic initiatives, programs and policy development. You will provide consultation and knowledge exchange to management and other public health professionals based on situational assessments conducted, demographic information knowledge and data interpretation

Number of Vacancies:  one (1) regular full-time & one contract full-time for approximately thirteen (13) months

To view the additional responsibilities, job qualifications and compensation, please visit us at http://www.peelregion.ca/jobs and select current listings/job title.  If interested, please apply online, by August 20, 2013 (noon).   

The Region of Peel, an equal opportunity employer, appreciates all responses:  however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.