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Health Education Coor. I/II – Public Health (Establishing a List)

**ESTABLISHING A LIST**

Category
Plumas County Jobs
Status
Open
Open until filled
Salary
Health Education Coordinator I – $23.30/hr; $4,038 – $4,910/mo
Health Education Coordinator II – $25.68/hr;
$4,451-$5,413/mo
Posted
September 10, 2020 1:30 PM
Closing
Open Until Filled

JOB DESCRIPTION
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HEALTH EDUCATION COORDINATOR I
HEALTH EDUCATION COORDINATOR II

This position is funded for 2 years and is dependent on one time grant funding. This position will act as a community liaison/Infection Preventionist within the COVID response team. The position will assist both the logistics section and the Public Information Officer in the Plumas County COVID-19 response. The Preventionist will work with community partners (CBOs, Tribal Organizations and Faith-based organizations) to disseminate culturally competent prevention and risk mitigation information in a variety of modalities. Provide outreach and information to the business community regarding COVID-19 in coordination with the Public Health Public Information Officer. Promote business sector and community best practices and compliance strategies in accordance with CDPH and CDC guidance. The Preventionist will work with community partners and business community to understand the changing legal landscape and assist in connecting community partners to current guidance or troubleshooting COVID-19 mitigation strategies. The Preventionist will field, track and follow-up on community complaints and conduct outreach and education with business partners needing extra assistance. Duties could include the management of multiple contracts.

HEALTH EDUCATION COORDINATOR I
DEFINITION
Under direction, to plan, organize, coordinate, implement, and conduct a variety of public health education programs and related health services, public information programs, health promotion, prevention programs, and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This class is responsible for developing, coordinating, implementing, and conducting public health services, health education programs with a single program focus. The current health education programs include tobacco, AIDS, Perinatal Parent education, school readiness, and promotion of wellness.

HEALTH EDUCATION COORDINATOR II
DEFINITION
Under direction, to plan, organize, coordinate, implement, and conduct a variety of complex public health, education programs and related health services, health promotion, prevention programs, and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This class is distinguished from Health Education Coordinator I, in that the Health Education Coordinator II manages multiple, complex programs with responsibility for more than one program budget, diverse subcontracts with complex interactions and varied scope of work. The Health Education Coordinator II supervises or directs multi disciplinary teams, including case management at more than one site of service, or regional influence. The Health Education Coordinator II is responsible for developing, coordinating, implementing, and conducting public health services, health education programs for health professionals, community groups, and individuals as provided by the County Health Department. The current health education programs include tobacco, AIDS, Perinatal Parent education, school readiness, and promotion of wellness.

Qualifications

HEC I:Graduation from an accredited college or university with a BS/BS in Health Education, Community Development, Public Relations or related field required, plus two (2) years experience in public health education, community development or related field.

(Master’s degree in a related field is preferred and may be substitute for experience.)

(Certification as a Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred and may substitute for experience.)

HEC II: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a BS/BA in Health Education, Community Development, Public Relations or related field, plus four(4) years experience in Public Health Education, Community Development or related field.

(Master’s degree in Public Health, Community Health Education, Communication, Media, Public Relations or related field is strongly preferred and may be substitute for two years of experience.)

(Certification as a Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred and may substitute for two years of experience.)

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid drivers license at the time of application and possession of a valid California Drivers License by the time of appointment. The valid California Drivers License must be maintained throughout employment.

EOE

A Plumas Co. application is required.

Minimum Hourly Wage: 23.30
Maximum Hourly Wage: 25.68

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: Bachelor's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes