Health Educator I, Lake Cumberland District Health Department, Somerset, KY

Health Educator job-  There is a job vacancy for one full time Health Educator 1.  This position is grant funded for 3 years as a contractual position with full benefits ( life, health, and  dental insurances, retirement, paid vacation, sick, and holidays, and  travel expense).  Per the ad, the deadline is 4 pm (ET)  Friday, 12-09-16.     Unofficial transcripts will be accepted for the application process.  Original transcript must be provided upon hire.



Accepting applications for full time position to be based in Pulaski County.   Serve under the Health Education Director coordinating a three year grant.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Promote policy development; develop and implement activities for community education such as presentations in classrooms, community groups and/or agencies; topics include Nutrition, Physical Activity, Tobacco, Safety and general health education and promotion. Establish a working relationship with community members and become familiar with available community resources.  Assist in exchanging information with various organizations and agencies concerning health needs of the community and assist in assembling materials to be utilized.  Gather health information for the public relative to the specialized program.  Distribute health education materials by a variety of methods.  Participate as a team member.  Demonstrate an awareness of public service announcements (PSA) and assist in writing public service announcements for radio and television.  Collect and analyze data for health program needs.

Requirements: graduate of a college or university with a Bachelor Degree. Must have 1 year of health related or education experience.  Master’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree or professional license in health or human services fields will substitute for 1 year experience required.  Beginning salary $12.15 per hour.  Excellent fringe benefits. Travel allowance when applicable.  With offer of hire, employment conditional, pending criminal information check.

Applications may be obtained at the local Health Department, or Lake Cumberland District Health Department, 500 Bourne Avenue, Somerset, KY  42501, 606-678-4761  or  at . Completed application and transcript must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. (ET) Friday, Dec 9, 2016, to Lake Cumberland District Health Department, 500 Bourne Avenue, Somerset, KY.  Resume will not substitute for completed application (APPLICATION is Attached .    Equal Opportunity Employer

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