Public Health Department Job
Public Health Educator I
Louisburg, NC (Franklin County)
Job Title: Public Health Educator I
Starting Salary: $16.64 per hour
Appointment Type: Part-time
Location: Health Department
Posting Date: November 28, 2018
Closing Date: December 27, 2018
To apply submit a Franklin County application to Franklin County Health Department, Attn: Scott LaVigne, Health Director, 107 Industrial Drive Suite C, Louisburg, NC 27549 by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County applications. A separate application is required for each position for which you want to apply. Please attach a college transcript and references.
Position Summary: This is beginning level work assisting in all phases of public health education activities in a local health department. Employees assist in planning and implementing a program of community health education designed to assist individuals and groups in recognizing and solving health problems through the proper selection and use of educational materials. Work involves participating in workshops and conferences to define and promote community health needs. Work is performed under close supervision of our Public Health Educator II.
Education or Experience Requirement: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in health education; or graduation from a four-year college or university and completion of one year of on-the-job training as a public health educator.
The following are immunizations that we require for all employees prior to the first date of employment:
Ø Two step TST (skin test) If you have had a negative TST within the last 12 months, you must have another one completed prior to employment
Ø Proof of MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) immunity: You must have documentation of two doses of measles, mumps and rubella given at least 28 days apart or laboratory evidence of immunity or laboratory confirmation of disease
Ø Hepatitis B series: Either evidence of 3 doses; signed declination form or lab evidence of immunity
Ø Evidence of Tdap vaccine
Ø Evidence of varicella immunity: You must have documentation of two doses of varicella given at least 28 days apart or a history of varicella or herpes zoster based on physician diagnosis or laboratory evidence of immunity or laboratory confirmation of disease
Ø If working in the lab, must have documented proof of one dose of meningococcal vaccine
Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The County prohibits discrimination based on race, sex, color, creed, national origin, age or disability.
Pre-Employment Drug Screen and Criminal Background Screening is required.