Health Education Specialist I/II

County of Calaveras

About the organization

OVERVIEW: Live and work in the Sierra gold country foothills. With a growing population of over 45,000 residents Calaveras County offers four seasons of activities including fishing, hunting, water sports, snow sports (including world class skiing), quaint towns, food, art, vineyards, history, and much more. In the perfect spot for day trips you are just 70 miles from Sacramento, 100 miles from Tahoe, and 130 miles from San Francisco. Calaveras County is truly a wonderful place to be.

PRODUCTS AND SERVICE: Calaveras County Government provides services to over 45,000 residents. The county is 1,080 square miles with 690 miles of county maintained roads and 69 bridges. Our elevation ranges from near sea level in the west to over 7,000 feet in the east.

Duties

Calaveras County Public Health is seeking two new members to add to our vibrant and remarkable Health Education team. Help fulfill our mission to improve the health and well-being of all people living in Calaveras County. Our ideal Health Education Specialists will have a passion for community health. These positions encourage experience working in a low resource community and an understanding of health education programs.

Nestled in California’s historic Gold Country, enjoy four seasons of spectacular outdoor recreation and events. Calaveras County has a lot to offer if you’re looking to get away from heavy traffic and noisy city life. Come join our team!

Qualifications

Health Education Specialist I: Master’s degree in Public Health or Community Health Education from a university or college accredited by the American Public Health Association; Or Master’s degree in a health-related field from an accredited university or college and certified as a Community Health Education Specialist (CHES).

Health Education Specialist II: In addition to the above, one year of paid experience in a community based health educations program.

Salary

$27.81 - $36.47 /hr.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant degrees, certificates and licenses with the online application.

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