Chronic Disease Program Specialist: Fluoride Program Coordinator – Limited Service
Overview: The Vermont Department of Health is recruiting for a Fluoride Program Coordinator/Chronic Disease Specialist in the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Division’s Office of Oral Health.
This position is responsible for providing support to the Oral Health Program’s CDC Grant Coordinator, as well as duties related to community water fluoridation and the Fluoride in Well Water Testing Program.
This position is integral to the program in providing support for various activities such as community water fluoridation, school-based dental health, and oral health surveillance.
The position will also collaborate with other programs within the Health Department as well as external partners.
Who May Apply
This position, Chronic Disease Program Specialist: Fluoride Program Coordinator – Limited Service (Job Requisition #14197) , is open to all State employees and external applicants.
It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time.
Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Robin.N.Miller@vermont.gov .
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.
You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:
Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.
In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.
Duties are performed in a standard office setting.
Considerable interaction will occur with community groups, medical providers and other state agencies and partners.
Stress may be encountered with meeting multiple deadlines and needing to resolve difficult issues and disputes related to overseeing the equitable distribution of state and federal funds.
Frequent travel to meetings with state agencies and community partners is required.
Bachelor’s degree AND three (3) years or more of professional experience working in a public health program in areas such as: program planning and implementation; grant and contract management; oversight of data collection; and assessment and implementation of training needs and programs.
OR Master’s degree or higher in health education, public health, public administration or related field AND one (1) year or more of professional experience working in a public health program in areas such as: program planning and implementation; grant and contract management; oversight of data collection; and assessment and implementation of training needs and programs.
Working knowledge of public health theory and practices, particularly as they relate to community health programs.
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it’s more than a paycheck.
The State’s total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including: 80% State paid medical premium Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule Low cost group life insurance Tuition Reimbursement Incentive-based Wellness Program Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program Want the specifics?
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AHS Affirmative Recruitment
The Vermont Agency of Human Services strives to build a diverse and inclusive community.
It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity.
We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the increasing diversity of Vermont.
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Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.