The focus of this position is to engage in advocacy, education,
community outreach and social marketing to prevent physical punishment
Provides expert advice and consultation to Toronto Public Health staff,
the Board of Health, external groups and the general public on health
- Assesses community needs and analyzes information with respect to public health issues.
Develops, plans, implements and evaluates community-based initiatives
by applying health promotion strategies such as community mobilization,
advocacy, healthy public policy and health education.
- Collaborates with Public Health program staff in strategic and operational planning for Public Health programs.
Analyzes information and provides advice to staff in the review and
analysis of programs, projects and new priorities in setting goals and
objectives. Drafts and revises related program plans, policies
- Develops, implements and evaluates divisional programs and projects.
- Promotes the implementation of municipal, provincial and federal legislation and strategies.
Develops public health issues-related policy recommendations, e.g.
by-laws, legislation for consideration at the municipal, provincial and
Develops and facilitates in-service training, staff orientation and
staff development programs. Drafts, revises and/or recommends
teaching manuals and resource materials for the public and divisional
Makes presentations to the public, community and media, and answers
inquiries from the public. Liaises with interested external
Develops and coordinates communication plans and social marketing
strategies for programs and services including issues management, media
relations and advertising campaigns.
Plans, develops, implements, coordinates and evaluates programs and
services as directed, e.g. community forum workshops, press
conferences, in-house newsletters, media campaigns, Annual Report,
- Researches and writes position papers, reports and correspondence for the division.
- Collaborates on applied public health research
Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to
- Master's degree preparation in Health or Social
Sciences or related area or equivalent combination of a baccalaureate
degree with experience
- Experience in developing, implementing and
evaluating health promotion/disease prevention programs and in applying
health promotion theory when developing programs
- Experience in building and sustaining community partnerships and knowledge of community capacity building
You will also have
- Strong analytical skills
- Ability to work co-operatively with others in a multidisciplinary team setting
- Excellent project management skills
- Excellent organizational skills
- Excellent report writing and oral presentation skills
- Ability to critically appraise research literature
- Experience in using evidence to inform decision-making
- Knowledge of child and family health issues, particularly in the area of child abuse, is a definite asset
To apply for this position, please send us a resume and cover letter,
quoting File #X6CSA9924, using one of the following methods:
Email: Through our website http://www.toronto.ca/employment, or
Fax: (416) 397-9818, or
Mail to: Employment Services, Human Resources, City of Toronto, Metro
Hall, 55 John Street, 5th Floor, Toronto, ON M5V 3C6
Salary: $36.30-$39.77 hourly
Applications must be received by April 11th, 2006.
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.