- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary $26.40 - $35.86 gross per hour
- Long Beach
Under general supervision from the Tobacco Education Program Manager (Public Health Professional II), this position will be responsible for developing and implementing a youth tobacco diversion program to provide youth in Long Beach an alternative option for consequences associated with tobacco-related offenses.This position will be located at the Main Health Department, 2525 Grand Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90815 or the Miller Family Health Education Center, 3820 Cherry Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
- Develops Tobacco Diversion Program curricula;
- Develops workshop presentations, handouts, and promotional materials;
- Develops partnerships with community stakeholders, including the Long Beach Unified School District and Long Beach Police Department;
- Conducts outreach to recruit diversion program participants in partnership with the Long Beach Unified School District, the Long Beach Police Department, and community partners;
- Conducts program workshop presentations for youth participants and community partners;
- Provides programmatic support to families to assist with navigation of diversion protocols;
- Develops and conducts program evaluations, such as pre/post tests and satisfaction surveys;
- Assists in the development and completion of program reports; and,
- Performs other related duties as required.
REQUIREMENTS TO FILE
- One year of professional experience interacting with community groups and coordinating public health education campaigns. (Master's Degree, Professional Degree, or higher in Public Health, Education, Social Work, Public Policy, or a closely related field may be substituted for required experience. Copy of degree or transcripts denoting degree conferment required as a PDF attachment at the time of filing if substituting an academic degree for required experience.)
- Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Education, Social Work, Public Policy, or a closely related field.Copy of degree or transcripts denoting degree conferment required as a PDF attachment at the time of filing. (Professional experience interacting with community groups and coordinating public health education campaigns beyond the minimum requirement may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis).
- Willingness and ability to work some evenings and weekends as needed.
- Valid motor vehicle operator license. (Required to obtain a California motor vehicle license within 6 months of employment if license is out of state. DMV K4 driver history report required during onboarding).
- Professional experience working on tobacco education campaigns.
- Working knowledge of community health and public health topics, including youth development and health education best practices.
- Bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer, and/or Tagalog).
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE:
- Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
- Ability to work with multi-cultural populations, media, business and/or community-based agencies.
- Ability to manage program objectives in a timely manner.
- Ability to research and analyze data and reports and make recommendations.
- Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people by consistently exercising .tact, good judgment, and a pro-active, problem-solving focused style.
This recruitment will close at 4:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Friday, November 22, 2019. To be considered, please apply online under "Current Openings" with your cover letter, resume, and proof of education (if qualifying for the position with an academic degree or some college credits) as PDF attachments at: www.longbeach.gov/jobs
Applications will be reviewed for depth and breadth of experience, and for level and relatedness of education. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. The selected candidate will be required to go through a background check, including a review of driver history, and a physical examination prior to appointment. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements, including submission of all required attachments, will not be considered.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY:The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-4102.
In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.