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DATE:10/26/20
STATUS:Temporary, Part Time
HOURLY RATE:$20.90
TITLE:HEALTH EDUCATOR I/II/III
GRADE:na
LOCATION:555 Towner
UNION AFFILIATION:Temporary Employee
 
JOB SUMMARY
Under the supervision of a higher classified employee, plans, organizes and implements a variety of programs for individual client needs, populations at risk, public and private schools, staff development and the general public. Also identifies, develops and presents or assists in presentation of relevant health promotion materials.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Essential Duties:

  • Plans, develops and evaluates health education programs for personal and community health services.
  • Establishes and maintains linkages in the professional community related to personal and community health programs and services.
  • Collects and analyzes data for health status and health department programs; assists in defining health education needs.
  • Trains staff to prepare information or directly develop information using a variety of methods including the media, community forums, conferences, speeches, articles, reports, displays, health fairs, and curriculum development.
  • Collects and maintains resource file on health education information and materials.
  • Coordinates special health programs and presentations.
  • Provides health education expertise/consultation to staff and contacts within specialized community organizations.
  • Organizes and conducts meetings between health professionals to maintain communication and information exchange.
  • Represents the agency programs and goals within the community.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
EMPLOYMENT QAULIFICATIONS
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse individuals and groups.
  • Excellent office administrative practices and procedures, including computer operations, software applications, and standard office equipment.
  • Understanding of policies, procedures, rules and regulations related to the Health Department and other public health programs or resources.
  • Superior writing and presentation skills; ability to produce clear, concise and effective materials in multiple formats and for multiple audiences.
  • Capacity to maintain accurate records and documentation of work.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS
Possession of a valid driver's operator's license or state issued identification card.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Duties require sufficient mobility to work in a normal office setting and use standard office equipment including a computer, vision to read printed materials and a computer screen and hearing and speech sufficient to communicate in person or over the telephone.
These requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.
EDUCATION
Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in health education, public health, communications, or a related subject area or Possession of a Master¿s Degree or its equivalent in public health education, health promotion, communications or another closely-related area is desirable.
EXPERIENCE
LEVEL I - Grade 20:

  • This is an entry-level classification; no specific prior experience is required. Six (6) month break-in period. Employees may advance to Grade 22 after at least two years of Health Educator experience with acceptable work performance.
LEVEL II - Grade 22:

  • Two (2) years in public health education, program development, implementation, coordination, communications, and/or evaluation. A new hire may come in at Grade 22 if the candidate has possession of a Master's Degree or its equivalent in public health education, health promotion, communications or another closely-related area. Employees may advance to Grade 24 after at least four years with acceptable work performance.
LEVEL III - Grade 24:

  • Four (4) years in public health education, program development, implementation, coordination, communications, and/or evaluation. A new hire may come in at Grade 24 if the candidate has possession of a Master's Degree or its equivalent in public health education, health promotion, communications or another closely-related area and at least two (2) years of experience.
This class description intends to identify the major duties and requirements of the job and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related duties other than those outlined above and may be required to obtain specific job-related knowledge for successful job performance.

FILING DEADLINE: 6/29/21

CONTROL NUMBER: 2010-610-2063-0000

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