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Community Health Promotion Specialist

City of Portland, Maine | Portland, ME

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Health and Human Services Department – Public Health Division – Part-Time (30 hours/week), Grant Funded, Project Position - Seeking qualified individual for a part-time, 30 hours per week, project position to assist with a community-based nutrition education program.  This grant funded position is part of the City of Portland’s Chronic Disease Prevention Program of the Public Health Division, Health and Human Services Department.  This position will assist in implementing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Education program with minority communities, schools and childcare sites throughout Portland.  Experience in nutrition education and community outreach are required.  Successful candidates will be energetic self-starters who are able to complete required tasks working independently.  This position requires a bachelor’s degree in a public health-related field or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.  Experience recruiting for and implementing multi-session nutrition education programs, specifically USDA programs, is strongly desired.  Must have excellent written and interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.  Starting salary rate is $22.16/hour.

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

Tel. (207) 874-8624, Fax (207) 874-8937

Email to

Deadline for applications:  Tuesday, March 26 2019.

Posted On: 2019-03-15 17:12:36
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Education, Healthcare, Municipal
Job Status: Part Time
Similar Jobs: Within 25 miles of 04101, Education, Healthcare, Municipal

Additional Contact Info

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