Professional work educating community members and professionals regarding chemical use and abuse, use and harm reduction, improving outcomes for neonatal population and acting as a resource to provide professional development and training related to substance abuse and addiction.An employee in this class is responsible for assisting in the development, dissemination and evaluation of health education programs. Duties include assisting in identifying current trends affecting the health of a community, preparing public health data and information, promoting and conducting health education programs and services, and assisting in the local public health assessment and planning process. The work is performed under the direction of assigned supervisory staff.These work environment factors are general in nature and may vary depending on the specific position being filled. CONSTANT: Hear within 20 feet; talk/speak; and customer/public contact. FREQUENT: Lift and carry up to 10 pounds; near vision; climb stairs; grasp; maintain posture; move about; sit; stand; walk; work alone, with and around others; work inside; and drive. OCCASIONAL: Lift and carry up to 50 pounds; midrange and far vision; reach; reach above shoulder; squat; traffic; extended day and work outside.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Pass/Fail):
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in health education, public health, communications or a closely related field.
- Possession of a valid driver's license.
EXPERIENCE & TRAINING RATING (SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE - 100% of the scoring process):
Points will be awarded for job-related experience and education exceeding the minimum qualifications. Only experience occurring during the ten most recent years will be used in determining this rating. Experience beyond ten years may be included on the application for purposes of meeting minimum qualifications or informing the hiring authority of your complete employment history.
Please Note: When answering the supplemental questions on the website, the webpage will time out after 30 minutes. It's highly recommended you draft your answers in a Word document and copy/paste the answers into the application when you're finished writing. Failure to answer all of the questions on the "Supplemental Questions" page within 30 minutes will result in the deletion of your answers by the application system.
TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT & SCREENING PROCESS SCHEDULE:
- November 27, 2019 - Applicant screening to begin
- Week of December 16, 2019 - Supplemental Questions to be scored
- Week of January 6, 2020 - Interviews to be conducted
The essential functions for this position are listed under the "ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK" on the specification, available in the Human Resources Department or online at www.stlouiscountymn.gov/jobdescriptions.
If you are eligible to apply for Veterans Preference, please attach to your application a copy of document(s) listed for the option that applies to you:
- Veteran: DD214 noting character of service.
- Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months.
- Spouse of Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months & marriage certificate. (Eligible only if Veteran is unable to qualify because of the disability.)
- Spouse of Deceased Veteran: DD214, Marriage Certificate and Death Certificate.
Please refer to Minnesota Statute 197.455 for additional requirements. Click Here.
Qualified applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Applicants selected must meet the physical requirements for the position.
Applicants selected for appointment must take and pass a drug test.
Applicants selected for appointment to a position with St. Louis County are subject to a background investigation.
EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION:
All new employees must submit documentation verifying identity and employment eligibility within three days of their first day of employment.
Appointees to the position must successfully complete at least a six month probationary period prior to being certified for permanent employment.
St. Louis County is an equal opportunity and veteran-friendly employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, disability, genetic information, veteran status or activity in a local Human Rights Commission or any other characteristic protected by law. Employment Type: Permanent, Full-Time