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Program Manager, Healthy Lifestyles Department, The Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit

This is a Non-Union Management position reporting to the Director, Healthy Lifestyles. The incumbent will manage an interdisciplinary team and be responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of the assigned Chronic Disease and Injuries programs to meet the requirements of the Mandatory Health Programs and Services Guidelines, 1997.


A baccalaureate degree in a health-related discipline. Leadership, decision making and analytical, communication and negotiation as well as organizational and facilitation skills. Knowledge of the theories of public health, health promotion, behaviour change and the principles of evidence-based health-promotion practice. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Professional, Internet, information system and data analysis. A minimum of five-years experience in public health with progressive leadership, supervisory and management responsibilities and experience in program planning and evaluation. A valid driver's licence and use of a vehicle are required, as well as a satisfactory police records check.

Normal working hours are 8:30 a.m-4:30 p.m., however flexible working hours are required.

Apply in writing not later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 15, 2003 to:

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 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 Co-Ordinator at the above address.

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