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Cobb and Douglas Public Health a nationally accredited health department, headquartered in Marietta, Georgia since 1920 promotes and protects the health and safety of the residents of Cobb and Douglas counties in partnership with several other agencies. CDPH is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable healthcare services with special attention to the at-risk population. We work to achieve healthy people in healthy communities by: Preventing epidemics and spread of disease, protecting against environmental hazards, preventing injuries, Promoting and encouraging healthy behaviors, responding to disasters, assisting in community recovery, and Assuring the quality and accessibility of health care. By excelling at our core responsibilities, we will assist our residents in living healthier, longer and more rewarding lives.
We offer: Flexibility within our core operational hours of Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Promote learning and growth. Employee recognition program. Diverse workforce. Worksite wellness opportunities. And much more!
Summary: Under general supervision, promotes, maintains, and improves individual and community health by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors related to Tobacco, Asthma Control and Worksite Wellness. Collects and analyzes data to identify community needs prior to planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, policies and environments. Assists with policy analysis and planning. Essential Functions include but are not limited to: Assess community needs for tobacco and asthma health policy and education. Plans effective tobacco and asthma health education programs as directed. Implements tobacco and asthma health education programs. Evaluates the effectiveness of health education programs. Communicates health education and resources to the public through presentations and health fairs as time allows. Maintains knowledge of current trends in health education. Provides necessary reports for tobacco and asthma health education programs. Provides support for CDPH tobacco policy and other worksite wellness efforts.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in public health education from an accredited college or university OR Bachelor's degree in education, social, behavioral or biological sciences or a directly related field from an accredited college or university AND One year of experience in public health education.
Preferred Qualifications: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Specific experience in Tobacco, Asthma Control and/or Worksite Wellness is a plus.
Salary Information: $18 per hour / Up to 24 hours per week
Application Accepted: October 19, 2020 – October 26, 2020
Thank you for your interest in CDPH. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.
Requirements for this position may be subject to: Pre-Employment Drug Screening, Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting, Previous Employment Reference Check, Specific Immunizations, Motor vehicle check, and/or Education and/or Licensure verification.
If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: Camilla.Barnes@dph.ga.gov
CDPH has adopted the Council on Linkages Core Competency for Public Health Professionals.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Master's degree in public health education from an accredited college or university OR Bachelor's degree in education, social, behavioral or biological sciences or a directly related field from an accredited college or university AND One year of experience in public health education.