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Health Promotion Coordinator

Clackamas County, Oregon City, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 02/18/2020

This Job Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on February 18, 2020.


Health Promotion Coordinator (Classified as Human Services Coordinator 2)
Annual Pay Range: $54,111 - $68,567
Hourly Page Range: $27.74 - $35.16
Starting salaries will be within the posted pay range based on job-related factors such as experience, training and/or education.

In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions.
This is a full time County position represented by the Employees' Association.
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The Clackamas County Public Health Division program seeks an individual experienced in coordinating and delivering health prevention and promotion programs to join the Population Health Strategies team. Building from data and community voice, Population Health Strategies convenes and engages partners to develop and implement sustainable community changes to improve health outcomes. We do this through public policy, organizational change, broad systems change, and improving the environment where we live, work, and play.

The individual in this position will develop working partnerships with state and local agencies, city governments, community organizations, service providers, local policy makers, local businesses, and schools. The Health Promotion Coordinator will work with lead staff to support a variety of population health programs, with a special focus on substance use prevention and education.

In collaboration with internal and external partners, the Health Promotion Coordinator will synergize activities to develop an area wide infrastructure for tobacco use prevention. The Health Promotion Coordinator will also support activities related to substance use prevention and education in the context of the opioid crisis with the goal of reducing overdose death in Clackamas County. The Health Promotion Coordinator may also assist the Population Health Strategies team in health assessment and project evaluation as well as development of new prevention and health promotion work. This position requires exemplary organization, communication skills, and relationship management skills, and would ideally be experienced in population health, policy, and/or public health program coordination as it relates to tobacco and/or opioids, and other addictive substances.

Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
• A Bachelors degree in a human services field, public health, or health systems; or at least four years of job related experience in this field.
• At least 1-2 years' experience coordinating public health programing, including experience with public health assessment and evaluation.
• At least 1-2 years' experience collaborating with community partners to develop policy, systems, or environmental change programs.
• At least 1-2 years of experience with public health assessment and evaluation.
• At least 1-2 years' experience delivering presentations to public groups and schools.
• At least 1-2 years' experience creating multimedia materials to communicate public health messaging to a variety of audiences.
• Must pass post-offer, pre-employment drug testing.
• Must pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check
• Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment. Learn more about the County's driving policy
Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
• Advanced degree in Public Health, Social Services, or similar degree.
• Experience in population health, policy, and/or public health program coordination as it pertains to tobacco and/or opiates.
*For Veterans qualified for Veteran’s Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
1. Establishes work plans and performance measures. Monitors and evaluates program effectiveness in meeting established objectives; develops, monitors, and implements reporting on Substance Use prevention plans (with a special focus on TPEP and Opioid use prevention) as required by grantor.
2. Engages decision makers and the community to support tobacco control and wellness policies via meetings, presentations, education, and media messages.
3. Develops action plans with decision makers. Assist community leaders in developing and implementing tobacco control and wellness policies.

4. Develops and coordinates the outreach activities and awareness campaigns to advance public health messages and objectives.

5. Works with management, the center for Public Health Advancement and local decision makers to use surveillance data to participate in policy development and recommend policy changes that support or improve community health.
6. Identifies and develops opportunities to collaborate with other County departments to advance objectives of Population Health Strategies.

7. Participates in planning and implementation of the work and mission of the public health and H3S health promotion teams.
8. Organizes and coordinates the activities and personnel of the TPEP program. Trains and leads the work of staff students and volunteers participating in the programs activities and volunteers.



Knowledge of: principles, procedures and techniques of program administration and evaluation; social marketing and public relations techniques; data managment and analysis and techniques of training and leading the work of others.
Understanding of: contract management issues, including budget tracking and regular review of program policies and procedures.
Ability and skill to: support community engagement activities such as coalitions and task forces; develop and present information effectively and in a variety of formats; work effectively with community leaders and partners; effective in written and oral communication skills; and establish priorities, organize tasks and projects and work independently.


This position is included in the County’s alternate workweek program, working 37.5 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Thursday (Fridays off). Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended.


Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 400,000 citizens.

The health of a community is a key indicator about its quality of life. At Clackamas County Public Health, we are committed to improving the quality of life in Clackamas County by offering services and engaging in activities that protect and promote the health of its residents.
Public Health's Mission
Promote and assist individuals, families & communities to be healthy, safe and thrive. By working with our communities, Public Health assures conditions that:
• Prevent injury & disease
• Promote health
• Protect food, water & air
• Prepare for emergencies
Public Health is a Division of the Health, Housing, and Human Services (H3S) Department.


Clackamas County only accepts online applications.

Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.
Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.

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