Public Health Educator

Tuscarawas County Health Department

Role and Responsibilities

Under general supervision, the Health Educator develops, conducts, and implements health education programs and performs public relations duties for the agency.

Experience and Education Requirements

Bachelors’ degree in health education or equivalent degree and should have three (3) to five (5) years’ experience as a health care educator or have the equivalent in education and work experience. Master’s in Public Health (MPH) preferred. Previous experience in a health department setting is preferred. Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred.

Valid Ohio driver’s license and acceptable driving record is required.

Essential Duties

  1. Represents the agency at community functions and meetings as requested.
  1. Assists in preparation of grants and administrative requirements of grants.
  1. Monitors grant expenditures and budgets.
  1. Assists with grant compliance and summary reports.
  1. Prepares and maintains appropriate records and completes reports by required deadlines.
  1. Attends staff meetings and serves on temporary committees, as requested and is required to be punctual at such meetings.
  1. Maintains and increases knowledge and skills through attendance at meetings, conferences, training seminars and in-service training.
  1. Performs additional duties and assignments, as requested
  1. Regular, punctual attendance

Behavior Expectations

Treats others with courtesy and respect in all interactions.

Working Conditions

Answers telephone calls and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, copier and fax machines, etc. Individual bends, reaches, pushes, and pulls file drawers to file information.

Vision abilities required are up close vision and the ability to adjust and focus.

Must be to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Employees in this classification may occasionally need to relate to members of the public who exhibit challenging, atypical or hostile behaviors and/or communication.

Additional Notes:

Position is subject to a 180 probationary period as outlined in the TCHD policy manual.

Must be a non-tobacco user

Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within 60 days of hire

Starting wage: $25.00 per hour

Please email resume and cover letter to

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