Health Educator I

Union County Health Department

Full-Time, Classified, Hourly, Non-Exempt. 37.50 hours per week, Monday – Friday.

The pay range for this position is $17.18 - $23.24 per hour, based on experience. Funding for this position is provided by the Safe Communities grant and the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Mobility Management grant.

Serve as the Safe Communities/Safe and Sound Coordinator and as the Mobility Manager for Union County. Plan and develop population-based health programs related to traffic safety and to overcome transportation barriers for County residents. Design the composition of programs and any public health promotion related to the programs. Coordinate and evaluate programs to ensure compliance with standards and recommend changes to services, materials, and/or operations. Develop promotional materials and messages for projects, events, and campaigns. Create training curriculums for providers and training of consumers on transportation options, and assist with person centered transportation planning. Research effective, evidence-based projects. Write and assesses grants, manage multiple grants, conduct financial and programmatic tracking and reporting, communicate with funding sources, complete documentation, and oversee/monitor all related projects/activities. Research new funding opportunities. Serve as a resource to the community and other organizations/agencies. Participate on or convene committees, work events, and special projects. Prepare reports, correspondence, newsletters, media, and other educational materials for the public. Answer general public health-related inquiries and maintain regular contact with partners.

Must be detail oriented, organized, possess strong oral and written communication skills, excellent time management skills, and strong customer service skills. A Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Nursing, Education, Science, or a related health field; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience is required. Experience with Microsoft Office is essential. Must be able to occasionally lift, push, and carry objects/equipment weighing up to 25 pounds unassisted and up to 50 pounds with assistance A valid Ohio Driver’s License, valid auto liability insurance, the ability to maintain auto liability insurance, and the ability to maintain insurability under the County’s vehicle insurance policy necessary. Experience working with GMIS 2.0 or G.R.A.N.T.S. software beneficial.

Cover letters and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send cover letters and resumes to:

Mail: Union County Health Department, Attn: Ashley Mitchell, Deputy Director of Administration, 940 London Ave., Suite 1100, Marysville, OH 43040

Email: Ashley Mitchell, Deputy Director of Administration,

The Union County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, sex, veteran or military status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other protected criteria.

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