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Community Health Promotion Specialist (30 hrs.)

City of Portland, Maine | Portland, ME

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Health and Human Services DepartmentPublic Health Division – Search Extended - Part Time (30 hours/week), Grant Funded, Project Position – Seeking qualified individual for a part-time, project position working in the Substance Use Prevention Program in the City of Portland’s Public Health Division.  This grant funded position will work with first responders in Portland assist in implementing and evaluating interventions aimed at reducing opioid related overdoses in disparate population.  Other responsibilities will include program planning, implementation, distribution of health promotion education and materials, community outreach, program evaluation and reporting.  Position requires a bachelor’s degree in a public health-related field or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.  Experience in public program implementation and program evaluation strongly desired.  Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. 

Starting salary range is $34,569 to $38,922/year based on a 30 hour/week work schedule.

Deadline for applications is Wednesday, January 30, 2019.

City Benefits

Permanent, full-time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes 12 ½ paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental and income protection insurances; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine.  Part-time employees may receive a pro-rated benefits package which may include some, but not all, of the benefits listed above.


The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.



To apply online or to download the City’s application form, log on to the Job Opportunities page of the City’s website,

Apply at/send cover letter and resume to the

City of Portland, Maine

Human Resources Office

389 Congress St., Room 115

 Portland, ME 04101

Email to

Fax to (207) 874-8937


Posted On: 2019-01-18 16:55:51
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Education, Healthcare, Home Care
Job Status: Part Time
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Additional Contact Info

389 Congress Street, Room 115
Portland, Maine 04101
Contact: Kathleen Vosmus
Phone: 207-874-8624