Senior Community Health Specialist - Suicide Prevention Specialist

  • Missoula, Montana
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Planning and Development Public Health

Job Description


  • Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is requested.
  • Please include with your completed application the following attachments: College transcripts (unofficial are accepted), a letter of interest, and a resume.
  • Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
  • Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources.
Works as a lead member of a health promotion team to improve community health, focusing on suicide prevention.

Representative Examples of Work

Plans, executes, evaluates and has primary responsibility for at least one major community health promotion program as assigned. Monitors budget, annual work plans, and writes quarterly reports for this program. Seeks program funding through grants and other fundraising opportunities. Performs community health needs assessments, including program evaluations. Performs program coordination for designated program area. Develops and maintains community coalition groups. Recruits support from community organizations, resource people and potential participants for support and assistance in community health planning and program development. Acts as a facilitator with a variety of groups to accomplish community health related objectives. Provides training for support personnel as required. Performs literature reviews related to community health. Gathers and compiles a variety of educational materials and information. Develops a logical scope and sequence plan for possible health education programs. Organizes, implements and assures effectiveness of community processes. Plans and facilitates meetings. Develops and delivers public presentations. Attends public health functions and state meetings and may represent the department or geo-political divisions. Directly represents Division with news media interviews and at a variety of community functions. OTHER DUTIES: Develops and uses printed materials effectively. May coordinate satellite broadcasts for meetings and educational forums. May perform general program administrative activities including report writing, bookkeeping and data collection. Performs related duties as required or directed.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor's degree. Degrees best suited to this position include social work, health sciences, or educational fields. Requires three years of experience in developing and delivering community health education programs or community health promotion related work.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safety of any person.

Physical/Environmental Demands

Works primarily in an office type setting. Requires some evening and weekend work; requires the ability to travel to frequent in-town and occasional out-of-town events; requires occasional lifting, up to 25# (ex: audio visual equipment, written materials). The employee may risk exposure to communicable diseases.

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

Missoula, Montana United States View Map