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DAWSON COUNTY Health Educator - Tobacco Prevention in GLENDIVE, Montana

ABOUT THE POSITION/DEPARTMENT: The Health Educator-Tobacco Prevention is a position with the Dawson County Health Department. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: *College degree is required or an Associate's Degree with equivalent experience. *Specialized course work in the area associated with the grant, and three years of experience or an acceptable combination. *Enthusiastic, energetic and self-motivated individual. *Strong communication, media, organizational, computer and program development skills are required. Applicant must maintain a valid MT Driver's license. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *Coordinates tobacco prevention activities for the Dawson, Prairie and Wibaux Counties. *Builds community-level capacity for tobacco prevention work. *Coordination in preventing local youth from beginning a lifetime of addition to tobacco products. *Eliminates exposure to the hazardous effects of secondhand smoke and actively supporting the Montana clean Indoor Air Act of 2005. *Eliminates disparities related to tobacco use and its effect among certain population groups. *May have to work after hours on occasion. BENEFITS: Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, sick leave, vacation leave, paid holidays and Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) with matching contribution. HOURS/DAYS: Position is full time, Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week. May have to work after hours on occasion. PAY/BENEFITS: $16.39 per hour plus County benefits. Open until filled.