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Community Health Educator I or II - FHS/141


Job Posted: 5/22/23

Job Category
Family Health Services

Job Summary
The Community Health Educator will be responsible for all activities required by assigned Community Health Initiatives/Grants with heavy emphasis on Illinois Tobacco Free Communities (Tobacco Program). Additional grant work will include the HIV/STD and PrEP programs. The duties will also require the development of public health education materials, data tracking and evaluation, social media development, policy work, participation in public health events/fairs, and on community coalitions/committees, and working with high-risk, diverse populations. Position specific training will be required and provided. Required to work an occasional evening or weekend. Schedule, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Minimum Qualifications

Community Health Educator I: An accredited Bachelor’s in Arts, Health Science, or Science with concentration in Health Education, Health, Public Health, Public Health Education, Community Health, Community Health Education, School Health Education.

Community Health Educator II: An accredited Master’s in Science, Health Science, Community Health, Community Health Education, Public Health or Public Health Education or Science with a concentration in Public Health, Community Health Sciences, or Health Policy and Administration. OR Bachelor’s in Arts, Health Science, or science with concentration in Health Education, Public Health, Public Health Education, Community Health, Community Health Education, School Health Education with two (2) years of community health education experience.

Must possess a valid Illinois Driver’s License and minimum auto liability insurance.
Verification of employment eligibility or U.S. citizenship.

Must be a non-smoker. Certification as an HIV Counselor and Tester for Risk-Based Testing in the State of Illinois (or must complete within 1 year of hire date). Knowledge and experience in Microsoft Programs: Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.

Bi-lingual in Spanish.

Salary Range

Grade 12 Hourly Wages ($20.11 – $31.37)
Grade 13 Hourly Wages ($22.34 – $34.85)


I certify that answers/information given herein are true, complete and accurate. I understand that any omission or misrepresentation of information may be sufficient cause for rejection of this application or, if employment has commenced, grounds for immediate dismissal. I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application for employment as may be necessary in arriving at an employment decision. I hereby authorize any schools that I have attended, current and previous employers, and organizations named in this application to provide the County of Will with any information that may be requested to make an employment decision. I hereby specifically waive written notice from any and all former employers regarding their disclosure to the County of Will of any information including disciplinary action. I understand that if I am offered employment, it is contingent upon satisfactorily passing a physical examination and/or drug test prior to placement in the position for which I have applied when such tests are required. I specifically authorize law enforcement agencies to release any records of prior criminal convictions and/or pending felony charges it may have or may obtain from other sources to the County of Will. I hereby release the County of Will and other agencies from any and all actions and claims that may be sustained by me from the release and use of the information. I understand and agree that in the absence of an express written agreement to the contrary executed by the employer, any employment I accept shall be for an indefinite term and shall be terminable at any time, with or without notice or cause, either by me or at the will and sole discretion of the employer. I have read or had read to me and understand the above statement. For purposes of this electronic form, my typed name in the signature box represents my signature. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT SIGNATURES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT.

Apply by

FHS/141- 5/22/23

Apply To
Stacey J. Knack, M.B.A.
Director of Human Resources
Will County Health Department
501 Ella Avenue Joliet, IL 60433
Fax (815) 727-8526​

Download the Adobe PDF application below, complete, and fax it to (815) 727-8526 or email to Please include your resume with the job application.