COMMUNITY HEALTH OUTREACH WORKER II
|Department||MDH Local Health - Wicomico County|
|Date Opened||1/3/2020 6:24:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||1/17/2020 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$26,929.00 - $34,319.00/yr. with potential growth to $41,786.00/yr.|
|HR Analyst||Steven Elmore|
LOCATION OF POSITION
MDH, Wicomico County Health Department, Salisbury, MD
Main Purpose of Job
The main purpose of this position is to coordinate the Minority Youth Outreach Program (MYOP) at the Health Department; to raise community awareness of mental health and harm reduction/overdose awareness and juvenile services involvement among youth by conducting and organizing training and presentations. This position will develop and maintain cooperative relationships with a wide variety of agencies, minority group, faith based groups and programs in an effort to improve the outcomes of youth. This position relates to the mission of the Health Department's mission to improve the health of the community. This position is designated as emergency essential.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: One year of experience in providing information on health care and disease prevention within the community.
1. Candidates may substitute experience providing assistance to individuals in a health care or social services setting on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Health Services classifications or Health Services and specialty codes in the health related field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
The preferred candidate should possess the following:
- Experience in public speaking
- Experience in organizing large events
Experience with mental health and addictions
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview).
Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added.
Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.
Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.
If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload. If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.
If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov.
Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.
People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.