If it’s time for a change of scenery, choose Calaveras County. Nestled in California’s historic Gold Country, enjoy four seasons of spectacular outdoor recreation and events. You can experience wine tasting and frog jumping in spring and summer. Grape stomp and explore mountain sports in the fall and winter. Calaveras County has a lot to offer if you’re looking to get away from heavy traffic and noisy city life. It’s time to finally take a relaxing breath.
Calaveras County Public Health Division is seeking an experienced Health Education Program Manager. Join our dedicated team of public health staff to fulfill our mission to improve the health and well-being of all people living in Calaveras County. Get started on your Calaveras adventure.
Under general direction of the Deputy Director, Health & Human Services Agency - Public Health division, incumbent will provide responsible supervision and management of public health education programs and perform related work as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Plans, organizes, coordinates and directs designated health education and health promotion programs and activities.
Assists in assessing community needs in area of specialization.
Coordinates activities with other community and agency representatives.
Represents Public Health and/or Behavioral Health Services at designated events, meetings and committees.
Serves as consultant to other public health programs in the development of activities and materials to meet specific health education needs.
Provides consultation and assists in the development and implementation of programs and services designed to meet the public health educational needs of the general public,
community groups, schools, and other public or private organizations.
Directs and participates in the preparation and dissemination of health education
informational material for the public, community groups and other agencies.
Develops and maintains general public information for the Health Services Agency.
Provides for health education research to support program planning, development and evaluation.
Directs and participates in the development of materials and services to make the public aware of public and behavioral health needs, problems, general health maintenance, and methods of disease prevention and control and to make the public aware of the availability of services.
Develops grant proposals and budgets; monitors grant expenditures and invoices; maintains related records and prepares administrative reports and correspondence with local and state agencies.
Assists with the selection of personnel.
Assigns, orients, trains, supervises and evaluates staff.
Recommends disciplinary action as appropriate.
Possession of a valid California Driver’s License issued by the CA State Department of Motor Vehicles at the time of appointment.
Principles and practices of public health, public health education and community health promotion; principles and practices of management and program planning, organization and direction; basic principles and practices of public relations and public information programs; principles and practices of employee supervision; basic principles and practices of basic research, data gathering, analysis and presentation; training and development of instructional, educational and informational aids; State, Federal and other health services agencies.
Plan, organize and direct the activities of public and behavioral health education programs; supervise and train staff; express self effectively in writing to prepare a variety of reports and technical, educational and informational documents; express self effectively orally including speaking before groups; develop and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of staff, agencies, community groups, officials, and the general public.
Training and Experience:
Master’s degree in Public Health or Community Health Education from a university or college accredited by the American Public Health Association or a Master’s degree in a health-related field from an accredited college and two years of responsible experience in the management of a health program;
Bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education or a health-related field from an accredited university or college and three years of responsible experience in the management of a health program;
Bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education or a health-related field and five years of progressively responsible experience as a professional public health educator, with a minimum of two years experience as a health educator in a local or state public health department.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
In order to be considered for this excellent opportunity interested individuals must submit the following:
Calaveras County Application
Application materials will be reviewed to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant and determine which applicants will continue in the screening process. Incomplete application information will result in the candidate being screened out of the process. Those candidates identified as having qualifications best suited for the position will be invited to participate in the interview process.
County of Calaveras Human Resources
891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, CA 95249
Office: 209-754-6303 Email: HR@co.calaveras.ca.us
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits, management time off, unlimited sick leave accrual, 2-4 weeks of vacation depending on years of service (can accrue double what you earn), 13 paid holidays, and professional growth opportunities.
Internal Number: 1248
About County of Calaveras
The County of Calaveras was created in 1850 as one of California’s original counties. The historic gold-rush towns in Calaveras County offer a glimpse into California’s diverse past and provide modern day residents and visitors with recreational activities year round. Our four seasons offer fishing, hunting, biking, camping, water sports at nine public access lakes from large reservoirs to small mountaintop lakes, snow sports including world class skiing, caves, golfing at six beautiful championship courses, quaint towns, a wide variety of restaurants, museums, art, wineries, historical landmarks and much more.
With a population of over 48,000 residents Calaveras County encompasses 1,000 square miles stretching from the north central valley to the Sierra Nevada mountains. There are no freeways or interstates in Calaveras County. Historic Highway 49 runs through the county connecting its towns and people. Sacramento is just 75 miles to the northwest, San Francisco is 135 miles to the west and Yosemite is a beautiful 2 hour drive southeast. Angels Camp is the only incorporated city and is famous for being the setting of Mark Twain’s short story “The Celebrated Jumping Fr...og of Calaveras County.”
Calaveras County is a general law county, with 18 departments (appointed and elected) and employs approximately 550 full-time people, 130 extra-hires and over 400 volunteers to serve its diverse population. The annual budget is $155 million and is governed by a five member Board of Supervisors, whose members are elected to serve four-year terms. The Board serves as the legislative body for Calaveras County and provides policy direction for all branches of County Government.