Job Description

Community Health Department
Position: CPWI Specialist
Starting Salary: $4,143 to $4,349 per month DOE & DOQ
Location: Community Health Department
Employment Type: Full-Time (40 hrs./wk.); Benefits Apply
Grant Funded Position, ceases when grant funding ends.
Open until filled
Brief Duties and Responsibilities: Perform program planning, development, and
coordination to help organize and maintain the Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative
(CPWI) substance abuse coalition. Develop, coordinate, and provides assistance to the
community coalition and help guide the continuous development and implementation of a
community substance abuse prevention strategic plan. Assist coalition members in navigating
the CPWI Prevention Planning Framework and guide the coalition to develop a
comprehensive action plan based on the community needs assessment and strategic
planning. See job description for the complete list of essential job functions.
Working Conditions: Working environment includes activities in multiple community venues.
Physical abilities required for this position are ones typically related to office operations, sitting,
standing, bending, reaching, and lifting up to twenty (20) pounds. Manual dexterity and visual
acuity to operate computers, other office equipment, accessing of file cabinets both on and off
site, and sufficient hearing and speech ability to communicate verbally.
Minimum Qualifications: B.A. Degree in Education, Health Education, Communications,
Social Sciences, or closely related field required and two (2) years of work experience in
community organizing, program coordination or community-based programs involving youth
development principles. A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience with programs
related to behavioral health prevention; or combination of education and experience which
would provide the desired knowledge, skills, and training to meet the requirements for the
position. Have Certified Prevention Professional credential or ability to pursue certification.
Application: County application, resume and cover letter required. Job description
available on our website at www.co.walla-walla.wa.us where you can apply online.
SELECTION IS BASED ON QUALIFICATIONS, BACKGROUND CHECK, DRIVING
RECORD CHECK AND ORAL INTERVIEW.

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