The Marshall County Health Department is advertising for a Public Health Program Specialist (Grade 14) position.
Credentials/qualifications required: Bachelor’s Degree.
Experience: High school diploma/GED and combined education and experience totaling five (5) years in Public/Community health agency or health related position that would demonstrate the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities will substitute for the required education.
Special requirements: None.
Scope of Work:
This position reports directly to the Nutrition Services Supervisor. Scope of work includes working with the Nutrition Department and Marshall County Schools in facilitating after school programming at the elementary and/or middle school level. Assists with the collection and analysis of data related to measurements of the program's effectiveness. Facilitates activities/games and delivers evidence-based presentations to youth participants on character and physical health; Scheduling, conducting, and processing biometric screenings at Marshall County Board of Education sites (schools) and other facilities with Kentucky Employee Health Plan (KEHP) benefits; Collaborate with Health Education Department to provide education/presentations to a wide variety of audiences covering topics such as tobacco, abstinence, cancer, substance mis-use and/or other public health topics as needed based on MCHD local initiates. Presentation delivery modes will vary based on audience. Attend any relevant training necessary to competently teach applicable subject matter. Must be comfortable and proficient with public speaking. Maintain accurate records related to Health Education and Nutrition program activities. Compile records on a routine basis and analyze for trends and patterns. Routinely report findings to Health Education and Nutrition department and funding entity, if applicable. Participate with the Marshall County Health Coalition, and other community groups, to promote healthy behaviors. Attend and participate in community events such as awareness events, health fairs and community gatherings.
Compensation and hours: $14.55 - $18.10. Pay will be within this range depending upon level of experience.
Completed application and transcript (if applicable) must be submitted by close of business, October 6th. Applications will be accepted online at:
*Instructions for the online Career Opportunity System application available on the Marshall County Employment web page.
Resume will not substitute for completed application.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.