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

This
is a full-time maternity leave contract from November 4, 2005, for up
to ten months. 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 &
Injuries programs to meet the requirements of the Mandatory Health
Programs & Services Guidelines as well as the enhanced Smoke-Free
Ontario Program.

Qualifications

  • A baccalaureate degree in a
    health related discipline. A Master's degree in a health related
    discipline, an asset.
  • Knowledge of the theories of public health,
    health promotion, behaviour change, principles of evidence based health
    promotion practice and tobacco enforcement legislation.
  • Excellent
    communication, facilitation & organizational skills.
  • Computer
    proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet, information systems, data
    analysis.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in public health with
    progressive supervisory and management responsibilities.
  • A valid
    driver's licence, use of a vehicle and 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, September 23, 2005, to

Mr. Scott Elder
Manager Administration/Human Resources
Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit
179 North Park Street
Belleville, ON K8P 4P1
Fax: (613) 966-4290

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.