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Health Promotion Specialist (2), City of Hamilton, Social & Public Health Services Department

The City of Hamilton is an award-winning, model sustainable community with many amenities. We currently have opportunities with our Social & Public Health Services Department, a Public Health Research, Education and Development unit, for Health Promotion Specialists.

Utlizing literature review and needs assessment skills, you will develop, implement and evaluate health promotion strategies, programs and policies. You will develop an annual workplan and budget. You will engage in applied research.

Two positions are available. The first will engage in programming related to workplace health promotion as well as tobacco use prevention, while the second will focus primarily on tobacco use prevention.

You have a Master's degree in health promotion, behavioural science or a related discipline, coupled with experience in health promotion and program planning, implementation and evaluation or a Bachelor's degree in health sciences or equivalent coupled with experience in health promotion/communication, community mobilization and policy development. Experience related to developing and implementing municipal by-laws is an asset.

We offer a competitive salary ($48,798 - $55,452), excellent benefit package, and flexible work arrangement policies. If you are interested in joining this dynamic, hard working and fun team, please apply in writing by November 15, 2002, quoting Call #1603, to

Gwen Marshall, Staffing Consultant

Human Resources Department

Fax: (905) 546-2650

Mailing Address: City Hall, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y5

Physical Address: Standard Life Building, 9th Floor, 120 King Street West, Hamilton, ON.

An equal opportunity employer. We thank all who apply; only those under consideration will be contacted.