Umatilla County
  • 09-Dec-2021 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Pendleton, OR, USA
  • $4,772.00 per month
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits, including PERS, health, dental, and life insurance

Public Health Education Specialist

SALARY: $4,772.00/ Month - Plus Excellent Benefits

CLOSING: Open Until Filled

DEPARTMENT: Public Health


The Public Health Education Specialist facilitates evidence-based public health education curricula in the areas of health promotion and chronic disease prevention. Develop unique, evidence-based education interventions and audience-appropriate curricula as needed. Responsibilities include leadership, program coordination, training implementation, and technical assistance to various schools and community partners. Work to protect and improve the health of Umatilla County residents through prevention and education.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in public health, natural sciences, nursing, or related fields from an accredited program
  • 1+ years teaching or public speaking experience
    • Ability to be intuitive, work independently, and as part of a team.
    • Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Possess a valid Oregon driver's license with a satisfactory driving record.
    • Obtain current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 12 months of hire (offered through UCo Health).

Preferred Qualification:

  • Master's degree from an accredited program
  • Trained facilitator of one or more evidence-based public health education curricula
  • Curriculum development experience
  • Bilingual in Spanish

* This position under State of Oregon mandates is required to provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exception as a qualification of employment. *

Use of Umatilla County application is MANDATORY and must be submitted via our online portal at Anyone who qualifies for Veterans' Preference in Public Employment provided for in OAR 839-006-0435; please include proper certification (OAR 839-006-0465) with your application. Any applicant with a disability who needs reasonable accommodation in any step of the application or hiring process to assist or to demonstrate qualifications or to perform the essential functions of the job for which the applicant is applying should inform the Human Resources Department.


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