Community Health Specialist I or II

Ross County Health District

The Ross County Health District is actively seeking a motivated Community Health Specialist I or II to lead the agency’s Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program / Grant within the Division of Health Promotion and Quality Improvement. 

Position Description:  The Community Health Specialist will utilize public health concepts and theories to provide health promotion and chronic disease prevention services in Ross County, OH. The position will participate in public health program planning for tobacco cessation / prevention services and other selected grant deliverables. The Community Health Specialist’s actions will be directed toward the goals of prevention, assessment, risk reduction and health status improvement through systematic analysis of health data, promoting community policies and programs that reduce tobacco use, and health education.  A strong focus of the program includes building and strengthening partnerships within the community as well as a focus on improving health outcomes to high-risk populations in the community.  The Community Health Specialist - Tobacco Cessation / Prevention is a grant funded position. 

Pay Range: pay is commensurate with education and professional experience. 

Hours: Full-time, Non-Exempt, classified, Occasional weekend or afterhours required

Benefits: Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), paid holidays; paid vacation (based on time in public service); paid sick leave; paid personal leave; health insurance; vision/ dental insurance, life insurance, deferred compensation,  wellness incentives

Minimum Qualifications:

To apply: Email your resume and cover letter to:  Ms. Donna Atchison, Administrative Assistant – Human Resources email address:

For questions: Contact Kelly Dennis, Director of Health Promotion and Quality Improvement by calling 740-779-9652 ext. 2322 or email

Position open until filled.  A full position description can be seen on our website at

The Ross County Health District, as an equal opportunity employer, strives to hire and maintain a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the culture and demographics of the population we serve

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