Scott County

Community Health Specialist – DP&C

Location
Scott County, Minnesota
Posted
Apr 15, 2022
Closes
May 15, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time

This position performs a variety of activities and tasks in implementing Public Health activities and interventions for Disease Prevention and Control (DP&C). This position provides community engagement, capacity-building, outreach, networking and health promotion, and prevention education to various diverse communities, faith-based entities, non-profit organizations, hard to reach populations, and others. Promotes and maintains the health of the community and collaborates with internal and external partners. Works collaboratively to inform and develop sustained public health strategies and projects that address community health needs. Ensures health education and communication services are culturally informed. Longer term work activities focus on advancing population-based interventions aimed at addressing the root cause and social determinants of health known to negatively impact health outcomes. This is an 18-month grant-funded position with the possibility for renewal.

MQs: Requires:

  • High school diploma or GED and 10 years of experience OR
  • High school diploma or GED and 1 or more years of college or technical school and 8 years of experience OR
  • Associate's Degree in Public Health, Community Planning, Public Policy, or related field and 6 years of experience OR
  • Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Community Planning, Public Policy, or related field and two years of experience OR
  • Master's degree in Public Health, Community Planning, Public Policy, or related field

***Experience must be with public health, health promotion or coaching, or community-based planning and organizing.

Experience with community and systems interventions, health promotion strategies is preferred. Preference given for fluency in Spanish. One must possess a valid driver's license and a reliable means of transportation for the performance of work responsibilities.

Hiring Range: $53,369 to $66,711 – DOQ. 

Closing: 5/1/22

Apply Online: www.scottcountymn.gov/jobs  

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