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Research Assistant, Community and Neighbourhood Service Department, Public Health Division, City of Toronto

This is an exciting time to join the Community and Neighbourhood Service Department, Public Health Division in the City of Toronto, and make your contribution in this key role.

Major Responsibilities

* Reports to the Supervisor of Environmental Information and Education

* Implements health promotion strategies and initiatives for environmental health issues, with a focus on the City of Toronto Employee Trip Reduction (ETR) pilot project and the 20/20 The Way to Clean Air social marketing program

* Liaises with staff at Toronto Public Health and the Clean Air Partnership to support the implementation of the 20/20 The Way to Clean Air workplace program

* Liaises with staff in Urban Development Services to develop and deliver public outreach and commuter services, events and initiatives for City employees at selected work sites

* Liaises with staff to ensure existing program materials are revised, reprinted and distributed, as needed

* Assists in the development and implementation of evaluation/tracking systems and surveys to monitor results and progress of the ETR project
Key Qualifications

1. Baccalaureate Degree in Health Science and/or Environment related Science

2. Experience in health promotion program planning, implementation, and evaluation

3. Experience and knowledge in sustainable transportation and workplace programs

4. Demonstrated project management skills

5. Excellent written and oral communications skills

Status: Part-time (approximately 28 hours per week)

To apply for this position, please send us a resume and cover letter, quoting File #: X4CNS6835, using one of the following methods:

Fax (416) 397-9818, or

Email, or

Mail to Employment Services, Human Resources, City of Toronto, Metro Hall, 55 John Street, 5th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 3C6

Applications must be received by December 13, 2004.

Salary: $23.32-$26.81 per hour

Committed to employment equity, the City of Toronto encourages applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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