COVID-19 Outreach Specialist TEMP

Job ID
2020-4063
Position Type
Full-Time
Hiring Pay/Range
$20.00-$25.00
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Department
Health & Environment
Reporting Location : Location
US-CO-Fort Collins

Overview

Larimer County Department of Health and Environment is looking for a COVID-19 Outreach Specialist Temp to join our team. This position is specifically responsible for performing education, inspection, investigation, and enforcement functions to ensure compliance with COVID-19 safety protocols in Larimer County schools, businesses, and/or community settings.

Details

Specifically this position will:

  • Educate partners on public health concerns to ensure compliance with COVID-19 safety protocols in Larimer County schools, businesses, and/or community settings.
  • Assess community concerns and needs, plans program goals and objectives of COVID-19 accordingly.
  • Develop and implements promotional strategies for COVID-19 education and acts as a department representative for community activities.
  • Collaborate with program staff and supervisor to evaluate effectiveness of COVID-19 prevention strategies.
  • Assist in the design, development, implementation, and promotion of COVID-19 prevention programs and services.
  • Identify health issues and needs and collaborates with community-based organizations and educates partners on health concerns regarding COVID-19.
  • Share COVID-19 information regarding relevant health care services and makes referrals to partners.
  • Advocate for public health services and programs for COVID-19.
  • Act as a resource or expert in COVID-19 for department and community agencies.
  • Performs other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.

To view the full job description click here.

 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A positive attitude.
  • Working knowledge of the COVID-19 response
  • Comfort interacting with the public and with community partners
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service.
  • The ability to work well independently and with others.

Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of experience in health education, non-profit services, health services, or a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities required.
  • Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Health Education, Public Health, Health Science, or a related field.
  • Possession of a valid Driver's License within 6 months of hire required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills preferred.

 

Other things to note:

  • An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. Successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.
  • This posting is "Open until filled" and may close at any time.  Once we begin the interview process, we may not consider additional applicants unless a candidate is not hired from the interview pool.
  • This is a full time temporary position with no anticipated end date.

 

Employee Benefits

Click here to view information on Larimer County's Benefits.  Temporary employees may qualify for medical benefits if eligibility requirements are met.

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