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Health Educator - Advanced - New Mexico Department of Health

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Location: Santa Fe, NM
Full-time position
Closing Date: March 23, 2017
Job #11206
Posted: March 7, 2017

Obesity, Nutrition and Physical Activity Health Educator (DOH/PHD #69717)

$31,782.40 - $55,307.20 Annually
Santa Fe (City), NM
Job Type
Sponsored Term Funded Position
Department of Health
Job Number
3/23/2017 11:59 PM Mountain
Job Description

NEOGOV is currently working on a system update for applicants who use screen readers. If you are applying with a screen reader and need assistance, please contact Andrea Rivera-Smith @ 505-695-5606.
Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience section of your application.  If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience section
prior to submitting your application.  For more information please visit our website:  Employment with the State of New Mexico
Purpose of Position:
This position will develop, maintain and collaborate with partners to provide on-going technical assistance and training. Services provided may include but not limited to, nutrition education and obesity prevention interventions for low-income individuals, eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and Healthy Kids Healthy Communities (HKHC) program. Incumbent will support policies, systems and environmental changes that support healthy eating and increased physical activity. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education will become a major initiative of the Obesity, Nutrition and Physical Activity Program.

This position is a Pay Band 65.


Classification Description

Health Educators Advanced

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or Education and two (2) years of experience in a health related field. Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling six (6) years may substitute for the required education and experience.

Employment Requirements:
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License. Must possess and maintain a current Defensive Driving Course Certificate from the State of New Mexico or must pass and receive Defensive Driving Course Certification as a condition of continued employment. Successful completion of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Statutory Requirements:

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Working Conditions:

This position will perform work in an office setting with exposure to visual/video display terminal (VDT) and extensive personal computer and phone usage. Lifting up to thirty (30) pounds may be required. Some statewide and out-of-state travel using a state owned vehicle with the occasional overnight night stay is required.

Conditions of Employment:
Working Conditions for individual positions in this classification will vary based on each agency’s utilization, essential functions, and the recruitment needs at the time a vacancy is posted. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. 

Default FLSA Status:
Non-Exempt. FLSA status may be determined to be different at the agency level based on the agency’s utilization of the position.

Bargaining Unit:
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and all terms/conditions of that agreement apply and must be adhered to.
Agency Contact Information:
Rita Condon, (505) 476-7616 or email:
Link to Agency:


State of New Mexico
2600 Cerrillos Road

Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87505.

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