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Public Health Promoter, Perth District Health Unit

Stratford, Ontario
Deadline February 20, 2015

Temporary Full-time

The Perth District Health Unit (PDHU) is committed to providing people with a healthy, inclusive and accommodating workplace.  PDHU is an equal opportunity employer and provides a dynamic and progressive work environment. We currently have an opening for a temporary full- time Public Health Promoter starting immediately until December 2015. Initial assignment will be in the Community Health Department and include Child Health and Oral Health.

Description: Working in a multi-disciplinary setting, the Public Health Promoter plans and implements comprehensive public health programs and services using a variety of health promotion strategies.


  • Baccalaureate degree in a health related field


  • demonstrated skills in programming planning, implementation and evaluation; health promotion and community development; oral and written communication
  • proven ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • certificate in Workplace Wellness and Health Promotion is an asset
  • computer skills including word processing and Internet


  • a 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 medially contra indicated.

Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; Monday to Friday
Wage: $31.16 – $36.23 per hour

Closing Date: February 20, 2015

Apply in Writing 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.