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HELP WANTED: City of New Bedford’s Health Department is hiring a Public Health Program Manager


PAY: $42,084 – $52,608

This position is dependent upon continued yearly funding from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Community Health and Prevention’s Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention program (MTCP). The manager will be responsible for the overall operations of the New Bedford partnership communities’ tobacco program and enforcement of local marijuana regulations adopted by New Bedford Health Department. The manager will be supervised by the New Bedford Health Department.

Develop and implement tobacco control work plans for communities involved in program including policy development/enforcement and retailer education. Participate in meetings/trainings required by MTCP. Conduct tobacco youth control compliance checks of retail establishments throughout New Bedford partnership communities. Conduct annual inspections, following New Bedford Health Department and other partnership community’s marijuana protocols as needed, including education and enforcement if there are any violations of federal, state and local laws. Attend occasional evening events/meetings which may occur outside of normal working hours.

Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Public Policy or related field and experience working in the tobacco field preferred, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Mandatory CORI (Criminal Offender Record Investigation) background check per City Council Ordinance effective May 14, 2013.

For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO

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