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Public Health Educator II (Triple P) Public Health

Halifax, NC (Halifax County)

Posted 07/24/2020


Employment Opportunity

Halifax County North Carolina

“Where the Spirit of Independence was Born”



Public Health Educator II (Triple P) Public Health

Posting # 611108-2303

Description: Halifax County Public Health System (HCPHS) is currently recruiting for a full time Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) Coordinator to support the continued implementation in a ten county area. The Triple P-Positive Parenting Program is a parenting and family support system designed to prevent as well as treat behavioral and emotional problems in children and teenagers. It aims to prevent problems in the family, school, and community before they arise and to create family environments that encourage children to realize their potential. This position will support the maintenance and continued implementation of Triple P practitioners within the service area cluster including Nash, Edgecombe, and Wilson counties. This position will provide peer support and coaching to trained Triple P practitioners, ensuring the fidelity of implementation in all aspects. Will also partner with community stakeholders extensively to implement Triple P and develop relationships to increase programmatic support. Also responsible to serve as contact with the State of NC and Triple P America. This person will serve as the day to day contact with HCPHS, regional partners, NC Division of Public Health and Triple P America.

Requirements: A master’s degree in public health education or in public health with a major in public health education; OR graduated from a four-year college or university with a major in health education and two years’ experience in public health education or a related field; OR graduated from a four-year college or university and three years’ experience in public health education; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. Prefer applicants with experience working with child health providers, child care providers, and families. All health department employees (with exception of individuals with an accommodation or medial exemption) are required to get an annual flu shot vaccine as part of condition of employment.


Compensation: The hiring range for this position is $ 35,241 - $44,621. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System.


Requirements: An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR1107) and college transcripts are required to fully evaluate your qualifications for this position. The completed application and supplemental materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on or before the closing date; postmarks will not be accepted. All portions on the application, as they relate to your background, must be fully completed. Applications may not refer to a resume’ or other enclosed documents (i.e. “see resume” or “see attached”), nor will these items be accepted in lieu of a completed application. We will be unable to consider incomplete submissions for this position. Unofficial transcripts (e.g. student copies) are acceptable for application purposes. If selected for employment, official transcripts will be required. A criminal background check will be required prior to hiring.

Closing Date:       Monday, August 24, 2020

Apply To:             Halifax County Human Resources Management

26 North King Street (next to the Historic Courthouse) Post Office Box 646

Halifax, North Carolina 27839-0646 Telephone: (252) 583-1688


**Applicants That Do Not Meet the Full Qualification Requirements, May Be Offered a Trainee or Work/Against Appointment** (only for positions that are work against eligible)


Halifax County is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test will be required of this position with the results being received (negative) prior to the first day of employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will employ only those individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal aliens authorized to maintain employment in the United States.