Thursday, August 13, 2009

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY WITH MARICOPA COUNTY

Job Title: Childhood Injury Prv Hlth Educ
Reference: 26014
Department: Public Health, Hlth Promtn & Education
Location Address: 4041 N. Central Phoenix, AZ 85012

Conditions of Employment
*** 2 positions available - subject to duration of grant funding ***
Salary: $17.17 - $30.14 Per Hour

Position Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in health education, public health, educational psychology or related field and two (2) years of experience working in a health education or community relations field. An equivalent combination of education and job-related experience may be substituted on a year for year basis. Experience with health promotion development, implementation and evaluation preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills helpful. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Child Passenger Safety Technician certification preferred.

Must have knowledge of behavior change theories and strategies; principles and practices of health promotion and injury prevention; instructional techniques, training theories, and group dynamics; community resources and public health programs; principles and practices of effective supervision; budget and grant development and management. Must have the ability to interpret, implement, and maintain a health education program; develop educational programs; analyze and evaluate programs; compose presentations, and perform group presentations; communicate clearly both verbally and in writing; conduct and coordinate meetings; establish and maintain working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. Position also requires the ability to prepare and maintain reports and records. Must be proficient with a computer and various software.

NOTE: The successful candidate will be required to participate in emergency response training as scheduled and must be available to respond as directed in the event of a public health emergency.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Degrees/credits must be from an academically accredited college or university as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education (CHEA).

Essential Job Tasks

Develop, implement, evaluate, and market health education programs. Develop, conduct and coordinate health education presentations. Develop written educational materials to meet low literacy requirements. Develop, implement and evaluate needs assessments. Maintain accurate records, data and documentation of all program results. Cross train and assist with programs in the Office of Health Promotion and Education. Coordinate with other agencies, organizations and groups to utilize and develop existing health education resources.

Selection Procedure

The Maricopa County Workforce Management & Development Department (formerly Human Resources) reserves the right to admit to the exam process only those candidates considered to be the most highly qualified. Those selected will be scored based on evaluation of listed education and experience. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a pool provided by Workforce Management & Development.

Filing Process

Your completed online application must be submitted prior to midnight on the identified recruitment closing date, if any. Applications are only available through the Maricopa County eRecruit system, http://www.maricopa.gov. You must have a valid e-mail address to submit your application or check the status of your application online.

If you need assistance completing your application or assistance accessing Maricopa County eRecruit, please visit the Employment Services Division of the Workforce Management & Development Department, located in Suite 200 of the County Administration Building, 301 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix, Arizona, 85003-2145. Computer kiosks are available for completing and submitting applications using eRecruit during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, excluding weekends and observed holidays.

Note to Employees
Unless you are a temporary or unclassified employee, you must have successfully completed initial probation before your application can be considered.

In accordance with Maricopa County’s compensation philosophy, employees whose current positions are in the same Market Range Title (MRT) as the position for which they are applying will not be eligible for a pay increase. Such employees may transfer laterally (i.e., at their same salary) into the new position, but only if the employee's salary can be fully absorbed by the hiring department's budget without the need for an additional appropriation.

What Happens To Application

Once submitted, your application will be reviewed by a recruitment analyst. To review the status of your applications or recruitment actions, please return to the eRecruit system and log in with your e-mail address and password. You may then click the link for "View Application Status."

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of Maricopa County not to discriminate in employment or the provision of services. Maricopa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Maricopa County Workforce Management & Development Department (formerly known as the Human Resources Department) provides reasonable accommodation in the application and/or testing process to eligible individuals requesting assistance under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Employment Services Division at 506-3755 or 506-1908 (TT) if you believe you may require such assistance.

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