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The Tennessee Department of Health is hiring two built environment specialists:
The Office of Primary Prevention is seeking a Built Environment Coordinator/Grant Manager
to help administer and oversee two built environment grant programs and provide general
built environment expertise for the Department. The ideal candidate has a passion for the
built environment and health, an aptitude for organization, is motivated by creative
problem-solving and values developing strong partnerships.
Work Title: Built Environment Coordinator/Grant Manager
Annual Compensation: $33,228-$53,172
Education & Experience: Bachelor's + 3 years' experience; or graduate degree +
1 year experience; or qualifying full-time experience may be substituted for education
Location: Nashville, TN
Deadline to Apply: February 5, 2019
search: Admin Services
Assistant 3 (with closing date 2/5/19) (search box at bottom of page)
Supplemental Information and required written questions:
The Division of Community Health Services, in partnership with the Office of Primary
Prevention, is hiring a Healthy Development Coordinator for the East Tennessee region.
The Healthy Development Coordinator will serve as a liaison between public health and
local/regional built environment efforts. Work outcomes will focus on opportunities to
create policy, systems and environmental changes that foster healthy eating and active
living. Initiatives may include coordinating with partners such as development districts,
local planning and zoning offices, parks and recreation, schools, chambers of commerce and
non-profits to address food access, Complete Streets, greenways and walking trails,
playgrounds and splash pads, and other built environment projects/programs.
Work Title: Healthy Development Coordinator
Annual Compensation: $40,392-$64,608
Education & Experience: Bachelor's + 2-3 years' practicum or work experience;
or graduate degree + practicum; or graduate degree + one year full-time experience.
Location: Knoxville, TN
Deadline to Apply: January 29, 2019
Development Coordinator (search box at bottom of page)
Both positions represent the recognition that the places and spaces in which people live
have a large determination on health outcomes. The positions are part of a broader effort
by the Department to provide staff and funding to assist communities as they create
opportunities for physical activity, access to healthy foods, healthy schools, workplace
environments, and housing choices.
Leslie Meehan, MPA AICP| Director
Office of Primary Prevention
Andrew Johnson Building, 5th Floor
710 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, TN 37243
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