|Date Opened||4/20/2018 3:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||5/18/2018 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$5,742 – 7,256 / Month|
|Job Type||Open & Promotional|
THE JOB: Under direction, plan, organize and conduct health education programs for major program areas of the Health Services Agency; and do other work as required. The current vacancy is in the Health Services Agency, Emergency Preparedness Program. The ideal candidate will have Emergency Preparedness and/or emergency medical services experience. Candidates that expect to receive their Master’s Degree in public health or community health education by June 20, 2018, may participate in the recruitment process. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancies and any future vacancies throughout the life of the eligible list.
THE REQUIREMENTS: Pursuant to Section 1303 of the California Code of Regulations, Title 17, must possess a Master's Degree in public or community health education from a college or university accredited by the American Public Health Association.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession and maintenance of a valid California Class C Driver License or the incumbent must be able to provide suitable transportation approved by the appointing authority.
Knowledge: Working knowledge of community health problems, existing methods of intervention and control, and the health education needs of various target groups; principles of health education, including program planning, design and evaluation; health education methods; principles of educational and social psychology; the philosophy, concepts and principles of public health; and the functions and services of local community health agencies and community organizations.
Ability to: Plan, organize, implement and evaluate health education programs for various priority populations; effectively use and evaluate health education methods and materials; provide health education consultation to and develop co-operative relationships with a wide range of individuals and representatives of news media and community agencies and groups; prepare and present oral and written material convincingly clearly and logically; and present program overviews and findings to community stakeholders and funders.
THE EXAMINATION: Your application and supplemental questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement. If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application and supplemental questionnaire. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application and supplemental questionnaire. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date.
Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that requires test accommodation, please call (831) 454-2600.
To comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, Santa Cruz County verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or persons authorized to work in the U.S.
Some positions may require fingerprinting and/or background investigation.
NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.
An Equal Opportunity Employer