Department: Alexander County Health Department
Position: Public Health Educator II
Salary Range: $32,321 – $45,669 (Grade 67)
Posting Dates: April 6, 2017 – Until Filled
Description of Work: Independently responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive health education program, work closely with program staff in designing specific educational programs for targeted audiences, prepares and selects educational program and materials to improve citizens quality of life with an emphasis on promoting health lifestyles. This job will be accomplished by utilizing a variety of marketing and outreach methods and materials (brochures, media releases, PowerPoint, videos, displays, radio spots, TV spots, presentations, website, etc.), develop broad and targeted messages related to health promotion, emerging public health issues/topics, public health services, (public friendly) health data , and agency accomplishments. Also works with those with chronic disease to assist them to maintain optimal level of functioning. Represent Alexander County Health Department in the community by positivity interaction with customers, other PIOs, community organizations and the media.
Education and Experience: A master’s degree in public health education or in public health with a major in public health education; or graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in health education and two years’ experience in public health education or a related field; or graduation from a four-year college or university and three years’ experience in public health education; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Application Process: Application must be submitted before the closing date to Alexander County Human Resources, 621 Liledoun Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Applications can be obtained from Human Resources or downloaded. You may also submit your application online by clicking the “Online Application”. Only qualified applicants will be referred for an interview.
Pre-employment screening including drug and alcohol testing, criminal background check and a physical are required following a conditional offer of employment. Alexander County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment or provisions of service.