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Health Promoter, Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit

The Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit requires a permanent, full-time Health Promoter in the Belleville Office.

Reporting to the Director, Healthy Lifestyles, the incumbent will participate as part of an interdisciplinary team in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the Chronic Disease & Injuries Prevention Program to meet the requirements of the Mandatory Programs and Services Guidelines (1997). The initial assignment will be to the tobacco free living component of the Chronic Disease & Injuries Prevention Program.


A baccalaureate degree in health promotion/education or a baccalaureate degree in a health related discipline in which the applicant has successfully completed full courses in each of the following areas:

1) Health promotion principles including community development and social marketing

2) Program planning and/or program evaluation

3) Epidemiology

4) Behaviour psychology

Excellent oral and written communications skills. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Group facilitation skills. Computer skills and use of the Internet is required. A valid drivers licence and vehicle are required as well as a satisfactory police reference check. Flexible working hours are required.

Apply in writing not later than 4:30 p.m., on Monday, March 17, 2003.

Mr. Dale Jackson

Director of Administration

Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit

179 North Park Street

Belleville, ON K8P 4P1

Fax: (613) 966-9418

The personal information submitted on resumes and applications for employment is collected under the authority of the Health Protection and Promotion Act, RSO 1990, Chapter H.7, and will be used to determine their eligibility for employment. Questions concerning this collection of personal information should be directed to the Freedom of Information & Privacy Co-ordinator at the above address.

We would like to thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.