FIELD REPRESENTATIVE, HEALTH EDUCATION
Under direction, conducts the field and office work involved in
carrying out specific projects in one or more health education
programs; does related work as required.
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for
illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may
not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely,
all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
NOTE: Appointments may be made to positions requiring
05437 - Bilingual in Spanish and English
Applicants must be able to read, write, speak, understand, or
communicate in Spanish and English sufficiently to perform
the duties of this position.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Assists in planning and organizing health education aspects of
a specified project.
Identifies community resources and leaders for a specific problem,
program, or geographic area.
Enlists the support and cooperation of local individuals and groups.
Conducts field trips, studies and surveys in support of program
Visits, consults, and provides technical assistance and guidance
to individuals and groups involved in health education activities.
Identifies health information needs for specific areas; assists in the
planning, preparation, distribution, and evaluation of related health
Provides and discusses health information.
Oversees activities of volunteers and community aides.
Participates in the development of health education activities.
Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships
with those interested in or involved in the work of the program.
Collects, reviews and prepares materials for health education
Prepares reports and correspondence in the course of duties.
Maintains essential records and files.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and information systems used by
the agency, office, or related units.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a
Bachelor's degree in Health Education, Community Education,
Nursing, Public Health, or related field.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license
valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather
than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential
duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the principles of public health.
Knowledge of the current public health issues and the
types of services needed to address them.
Knowledge of the methods used to collect and analyze data.
Knowledge of methods used to conduct studies and surveys.
Ability to assist in the planning and organization of a specific
aspect of an assigned health project.
Ability to oversee the activities of volunteers and community aides.
Ability to conduct field trips, surveys, and studies.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
with those interested or involved in the work of the unit.
Ability to collect and analyze data.
Ability to prepare reports and correspondence.
Ability to maintain essential records and files.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the agency,
office, or related units.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in
English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered
as acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
as they can perform essential functions of the job with or without
reasonable accommodation. If the accommodation cannot be
made because it would cause the employer undue hardship,
such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code(s) which
are different work week or work month and/or variants of the job class title:
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This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.