County of San DiegoSan Diego 92101
Full Time
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Community Health Promotion Specialist

County of San Diego
Full Time San Diego County Health And Human Services Agency, 1130 Tenth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, United States


Job Summary
The County of San Diego is currently accepting applications for  COMMUNITY HEALTH PROMOTION SPECIALIST I Interviews will take place the week of October 30, 2023.Job offers for the selected candidates will be made on or before November 6, 2023.   Per County rules, this position is eligible for appointment at step 1, $60,528.00 annually. County employees are subject to the County Promotion Rule for step placement in accordance with Comp Ord 1.3.5. FUTURE SALARY INCREASES  **July 2024 - 3.4% increase to base pay (2.75 % Across-the-Board + 0.65% Market Increase)   Community Health Promotion Specialist I incumbents are responsible for independently planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive public health education, community health education, and health promotion programs. As a Community Health Promotion Specialist I, you will prepare comprehensive, technical education and health promotion programs and materials for a wide variety of audiences on any number of health topics. Please for a complete job description of Community Health Promotion Specialist I, including essential functions, required education and experience, working conditions, etc.  To learn more about Public Health Services goals and activities, see the latest version of the Strategic Plan at:  . INTERVIEWS AND HIRING PROCESS The timeline for this recruitment is outlined below.
  • Job Offer and Background Process begins: Background process begins November 6, 2023.
  • Pre-employment Medical Screening: Approximately 3 days following successful background investigation results.
  • Anticipated Start Date: Start date will be based upon successful completion of medical screening or other mutually agreed upon date 
If you are not selected for this interview process, you may have the opportunity to compete for future vacancies. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSPossession of a master's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, in public health with a specialization in public health education, community health education or health promotion from a program accredited by the *Council on Education for Public Health (California Code of Regulations, Title 17, Section 1303).  NOTE Please for a list of accredited schools and programs by the *Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). The Department of Human Resources removes personally identifiable information from all recruitments.  This practice, called Blind Applicant Screening, hides a candidate’s personal information that could influence or bias a hiring decision. Personal information includes name, phone number, address, gender, age and race. This process helps contribute to a fair and equitable selection process leading to a more diverse and inclusive workforce. The most highly qualified candidates, based on the evaluation results, will be referred for an interview.  Be sure to include your experience in meeting the minimum requirements in both the Work Experience section and the Supplemental Questionnaire section of the Application.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application Work History and/or supplemental questionnaire. CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT As part of the County of San Diego’s pre-employment process, prospective candidates will undergo a background check (including fingerprinting) and a pre-employment medical screening prior to beginning County employment.  Note: Current County employees may be excluded from additional background screening.   EVALUATION PROCESS Qualified applicants will be placed on a three (3) month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental applications. Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you give will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS Note: Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.   As an employer of over 19,000 employees, the County of San Diego is an organization committed to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development. We recognize the contributions and sacrifices made by our veterans and value the unique expertise and leadership qualities they bring to our workforce. We strive to provide veterans with the resources and tools necessary to maximize their employment opportunities, and to assist veterans with their transition into civilian life by applying the valuable skills, knowledge and training acquired in service to positions and career paths at all levels within our large organization. Click on the resource links below to learn more about how the County of San Diego supports its veterans.   The County of San Diego offerspreferential credits for military service to assist qualified applicants in transitioning from military to civilian careers with the County of San Diego.   Do you need assistance translating your military experience into civilian experience? This tool can help! The County of San Diego and its employees embrace the vision of: a just, sustainable, and resilient future for all. Our values include: integrity, equity, access, belonging, excellence, and sustainability. Each of which are infused throughout our operations. While also embracing a mission of strengthening our communities with innovative, inclusive, and data driven services through a skilled and supported workforce. Click here for more information on our   as well as our commitment to serve everyone, to build a  that will create a County that works for all.  Under California Government Code Sections 3100 - 3109, public employees are designated as disaster service workers. The term "public employees" includes all persons employed by the state or any county, city, state agency, or public district. Disaster service workers are required to participate in such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their employer or by law. The County of San Diego is committed to valuing diversity and practicing inclusion because our diverse workforce is our greatest asset and our customers are our number one priority.