Public Health Education Specialist I

Description :

Public Health Education Specialist I –Emergency Preparedness Coordinator/Healthy Communities Coordinator:   The Edgecombe County Health Department is accepting applications for a Public Health Education Specialist I – Emergency Preparedness Coordinator/Healthy Communities Coordinator.  The Edgecombe County Health Department is seeking a qualified Public Health Education Specialist I to conduct the needs assessment and provide consultation, guidance and training to churches, community groups and other agencies in various health promotion activities.  Provides general health education duties participating in health fairs, conducts research, assists with various grant objectives as needed.  Serves as the Emergency Preparedness and Healthy Communities Coordinator.

Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public health and public health education activities.  General knowledge of modern educational theory and techniques in the field of public health education.  General knowledge of journalistic principles and methods of preparing subject matter in the promotion of public health activities.  General knowledge of display techniques and skill in the arrangement of exhibits.  Ability to work effectively with people on all educational levels and to maintain effective working relationships with local health departments, community agencies, and the public.  Ability to write and speak effectively and to stimulate interest and cooperation among various groups in carrying out a program in public health education.

Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in health education and one year of experience in public health education or a related field; graduation from a four-year college or university and two years of experience in public health education; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Valid North Carolina driver’s license, pre-employment drug testing and background check required.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

Starting Salary:  $29,572  or possibly higher depending on experience and credentials.  Compensation for full time employees include excellent benefits that total over $10,000 annually.

Interested candidates must complete and submit an Edgecombe County Application Form.  The application may be obtained online at www.edgecombecountync.gov/ 

The Edgecombe County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Agency and complies with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

 

Contact : Apply for this position

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled