Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) Public Health Educator

Feb 12 2021
Job Description

      

State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

Downtown, Oahu

 

PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATOR

Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC)

$4,600 - $5,200 per month, salary commensurate with training and experience

 

Exempt, non-civil service, full-time, temporary appointment. The primary purpose of this position is to develop educational materials, media campaigns, public-facing presentations related to prevention of reportable diseases; responsible for working subject matter expert (SME) staff to develop and maintain training protocols; responds to public inquiries and coordinates DOH and district’s response to public issues of concern with SME and the communication/information specialists’ input.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree.

 

EXPERIENCE:  Three years of professional experience in community health education which involved educating the public in the prevention of disease and other unhealthy conditions and working as a consultant to other professionally trained individuals such as physicians, nurses, social workers and teachers.

 

LICENSE:  Hawaii State Drivers’ License preferred.  Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred.

 

Who May Apply

 

LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.

 

How to Apply

 

Mail completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment with original signature, cover letter, detailed resume, three (3) references, and salary requirements to:

 

Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

PO BOX 3378

Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3378

 

Application Packet at:  https://health.hawaii.gov/employme​nt/job-opportunities/

 

Other Information

 

For additional information, you may contact the HR Associate, at [email protected]

 

Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #123478, 123439, 123438.

 

This position is exempt from civil service. Employment in such positions is considered to be “at will.” This position can be up to a 24-month appointment, federally funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Cooperative Agreement for the budget period beginning August 1, 2020 – July 31, 2021.  Continuation of this position will be dependent on a successful application for subsequent grant periods.

 

The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and environment for all people in Hawaii.  Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) supports a diverse-multicultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels, and creates an inclusive work environment, free from discrimination.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer