Health Promotion Specialist

Health Promotion Specialist


Under general supervision, this position, in cooperation with Shawnee County Health Department (SCHD) personnel, volunteers and grant subcontractors; builds relationships and implements strategies with community-based organizations, worksites, healthcare providers and policy makers based on SCHD strategic principles and the Community Health Improvement Plan. This position assists in planning, organizing and implementing effective policy, systems and environmental change interventions; health promotion and education programs through grant initiatives such as the Chronic Disease Risk Reduction (CDRR) by providing education to related staff and partners while working cooperatively with Community Health Outreach and Planning (CHOP) staff, local, state and federal officials. Performs other duties as required. This position is supervised by the Corporate Development Director

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Health Promotion, Health Education, Public Health, Community Health, Health Science or related field.

Valid Driver’s License and able to operate a County-owned vehicle (HR-2013-2).

Driving record that shows: No misdemeanor or felony convictions for traffic/vehicular offenses (DUI, vehicular homicide, reckless driving, hit and run, etc.) on the driving record that are less than five (5) years old; No more than two (2) at fault or chargeable accidents on their driving record that are less than five (5) years old; No more than two (2) traffic infractions (speeding, failure to yield right of way, etc.) that are less than one (1) year old.

Salary Range

$20.91 – $23.10 – $26.44


Part Time (30 hours per week)

How To Apply

Please submit resume or completed application to:

Human Resources

5401 SW 7th St.

Topeka, KS 66606


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Phone: (785) 273-2252

Fax: (785) 273-7489


Resumes and/or applications are accepted by mail or fax.

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