San Diego, CA Full Time 1 week ago

Per County rules, this position is eligible for appointment at step 1, $55,390.40 annually.
County employees are subject to the County Promotion Rule for step placement in accordance with Comp Ord 1.3.5.
The County of San Diego is currently accepting applications for
Community Health Promotion Specialist I incumbents are responsible for independently planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive public health education, community health education and health promotion programs.
As a Community Health Promotion Specialist I, you will prepare comprehensive, technical education and health promotion programs and materials for a wide variety of audiences on any number of health topics.

Please click here for a complete job description of Community Health Promotion Specialist I, including essential functions, required education and experience, working conditions, etc.
To learn more about Public Health Services goals and activities, see the latest version of the Strategic Plan at: PHS Strat Plan 2019-2021 FINAL-9-28-20.pdf ( (Download PDF reader) .
Minimum Qualifications
Possession of a master's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, in public health with a specialization in public health education, community health education or health promotion from a program accredited by the *Council on Education for Public Health (California Code of Regulations, Title 17, Section 1303).
Please click here for a list of accredited schools and programs by the *Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).


Interviews will take place on July 26, 2022. The department will be reaching out to candidates to invite them to participate in an interview. Job offers for selected candidates will be made shortly after the interviews. Candidates should be prepared to immediately complete background paperwork, upon receipt of a job offer.

The timeline for this recruitment is outlined below. Please note that dates are approximate and are dependent upon the successful completion of each step of the process.

  • Job Offer and Background Process begins: Shortly after the interviews.

  • Pre-employment Medical Screening: Approximately 3 days following successful background investigation results.

  • Anticipated Start Date: Start date will be based upon successful completion of background or other mutually agreed upon date


As part of the County of San Diego’s pre-employment process, prospective candidates will undergo a background check (including fingerprinting) and a pre-employment medical screening prior to beginning County employment. Additional types of background investigations may be conducted based on the job-related activities of the position.

Employees who work at County locations subject to the California Department of Public Health State Public Health Officer order are required to be fully vaccinated. In addition, booster-eligible employees must receive their booster by March 1, 2022, or within 15 days of becoming eligible for a booster if they are not eligible as of March 1, 2022. If there are CDPH date changes for Booster compliance, employees must come into compliance in accordance with that date.

Evaluation Process:

The names of qualified applicants will be placed on a six (6) month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental application. Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application form will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.


Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of a job, on a case-by-case basis.
The County of San Diego and its employees embrace the vision of: a just, sustainable, and resilient future for all. Our values include: integrity, equity, access, belonging, excellence, and sustainability. Each of which are infused throughout our operations. While also embracing a mission of strengthening our communities with innovative, inclusive, and data driven services through a skilled and supported workforce. Click here for more information on our Strategic Plan ( (Download PDF reader) as well as our commitment to serve everyone, to build a Framework for the Future that will create a County that works for all.
Under California Government Code Sections 3100 - 3109, public employees are designated as disaster service workers. The term "public employees" includes all persons employed by the state or any county, city, state agency, or public district. Disaster service workers are required to participate in such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their employer or by law. The County of San Diego is committed to valuing diversity and practicing inclusion because our diverse workforce is our greatest asset and our customers are our number one priority.

  • Company:
    County of San Diego
  • Job Type:
  • Posting Date:
    12th May 2022
  • Valid through:
    12th Jun 2022
  • Location:
  • Est. Salary:
    $55,390-68,037 / YEAR
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