Health Educator (Injury Prevention)

Union County Health Department

This is a Health Educator I or II position.  Full-Time, Classified, Hourly, Non-Exempt.  37.50 hours per week, Monday – Friday.  The pay range for this position is $18.41 - $30.77 per hour; based on experience. Funding for this position is provided the Injury Prevention grant.

Serve as the Injury Prevention Coordinator.  Plan and develop population-based health programs.  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.  Research effective, evidence-based projects. Write and assess 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; submit proposals; collect and analyze local, state, and national data; and obtain other supporting documentation as needed. Serve as a resource to the community and other organizations/agencies.  Participate in community committees, work events and special projects, and develop materials/presentations upon request.  Prepare reports, correspondence, newsletters, media, and other educational materials for the public.  Answer general public health-related inquiries and maintain regular contact with partners in related fields such as hospitals, long term care facilities, social services agencies, etc.

Must be detail oriented, organized, possess strong oral and written communication skills, excellent time management skills, and strong customer service skills.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office is essential.  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.  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 essential. Must be able to occasionally lift, carry, push, and move objects, equipment, files and/or packages weighing up to 25 unassisted and up to 50 pounds with assistance. Previous experience working with GMIS 2.0 beneficial.  Must be currently certified as a car seat technician, or willing to become certified within 12 months of hire.

Preference will be given to internal applicants who apply by the close of business on June 1, 2022. 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


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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