University of Washington School of Public Health
Injury Prevention Specialist I/II - Maniilaq Association
Closing Date: January 21, 2019
Posted: December 21, 2018
The Injury Prevention Specialist is a full-time position with multiple duties and responsibilities. The position plans, implements, and evaluates a data-driven community based injury prevention program that aims to reduce the leading causes of injury morbidity and mortality in the Maniilaq Service Area. The position also serves as a training coordinator where they regularly plan, implement and evaluate training opportunities for injury prevention and water/sewer/solid waste utility staff in the Maniilaq Service Area. This position reports directly to the manager of the Office of Environmental Health and is physically located at the Maniilaq Corporate Office in Kotzebue, Alaska.Skills/Eligibility:
njury Prevention Specialist I: High School diploma or GED equivalent. At least two years of college level education specializing in epidemiology, health education, environmental health or a related health field; or equivalent work experience in health education.
Injury Prevention Specialist II: Same as Injury Prevention Specialist I plus: BS in Epidemiology or related health field; or 4 years of study at an accredited college, which includes at least 30 semester hours in health education, epidemiology, environmental health or related science.
All applicants should be self-motivated, able to work well on teams, and understand the fundamental concepts of public health and epidemiology. Must have a willingness to verbally communicate with groups of people, be able to lift 40 lbs, and travel frequently in small single-engine planes. Positon is open to USPHS Commissioned Corp Officers.How to Apply: