Program Planner (Tobacco Prevention) - Limited Term

Clackamas County Public Health Division
$33.24 - $42.11 Hourly/DOE

The Clackamas County Public Health Division program is seeking a program planner to join the Tobacco Prevention and Education Program (TPEP), housed in the Center for Population Health. The Center convenes and engages partners to develop and implement sustainable community changes to improve health outcomes through public policy, organizational change, and improving the environment where we live, work, and play.

In collaboration with state and regional public health departments, the program planner will engage, empower, and partner with community-based organizations to address tobacco-related health disparities among culturally diverse communities and communities of color. Building trusted relationships and capacity across stakeholders is foundational to developing an area-wide coalition for tobacco use prevention.

This position requires exemplary communication skills, cultural competency, commitment to equity, ability to collaborate with diverse and multi-disciplinary partners, and experience building community coalitions related to tobacco and other health disparities. This is a limited term position funded through June 30, 2023.

Clackamas County is committed to building a workforce that reflects the community we serve. In that spirit, we encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds and experience to apply.

Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills

  • A minimum of four (4) years of job-related experience in this field that would provide the required knowledge and skills to perform the responsibilities of the position.
  • Experience collaborating with range of diverse stakeholders, including community-based organizations to develop policy, systems, or environmental change programs.
  • Experience planning public health programs with diverse community partners
  • Experience facilitating meetings with and delivering presentations to culturally diverse public groups.
  • Experience co-creating public health messages and materials for a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively in a team environment with all levels of people with lived and learned experience toward shared goals.
  • Experience sharing power with diverse communities, including communities of color in the decision-making process
  • Experience with process and outcome evaluation and ability to course correct to meet goals.
  • Must pass a post offer, pre-employment drug test.
  • Must pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check.
  • Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment.

Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills

  • Master’s in Public Health, or similar degree.
  • Ability to speak a second language or flex communication style to multiple cultural environments

Salary & Benefits

Clackamas County offers competitive wages and an attractive benefits package, including a robust Wellness program.

  • The salary range is $33.24 - $42.11 Hourly
  • This position will work 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Thursday (Friday’s off).
  • This is a limited term position initially funded through June 30, 2023.
  • In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in Limited Term status positions, including Medical and Dental that are available the first of the month following date of hire.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can submit a current resume and cover letter to Armando Jimenez, Program Manager,

This position is open until filled – we reserve the right to close this recruitment at any time. 


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